Scott Lawrence's work suggests a dialectics of poetics at odds with the practical. Lawrence manipulates and illustrates common objects and materials, through careful attention and experimentation invests them with both a winsome humor and traces of a seemingly crushing burden.
Scott Lawrence (b. 1975) is a multidisciplinary artist living and working in Providence, RI and Brooklyn, NY. He holds an MFA from the School of Visual Arts (NY), a BFA from the Atlanta College of Art (GA) and a B. Arch. From Auburn University (AL). In 2002 he co-founded the award-winning Atlanta art collective Dos Pestaneos. His work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, Art Papers Magazine, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and the book Architectural Inventions: Visionary Drawings of Buildings (Matt Bua and Maximilian Goldfarb, 2012). His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in venues such as Interstate Projects (NY), NURTUREart (NY), Bullet Space (NY), Jen Bekman Gallery (NY), Fosdick Nelson Gallery at Alfred University, Mass MoCA, Saltworks (Atlanta), Transient Projects (Paris), Brain Factory (Seoul), and Mastul e.V. (Berlin). He was included in Memphis Social in association with New York's Apex Art, and in the Brucennial, in association with the Bruce High Quality Foundation. His work can be found in White Columns' Artist Registry and at www.scottlawrencestudio.com.