Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program Spring / Summer 2020 Scott Andresen

Joan Mitchell Center Artist-in-Residence

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Scott Andresen

New Orleans, LA
March 2 - July 18
➔ scott-andresen.com

Scott Andresen is an artist who lives and works in New Orleans, LA. His collage and mixed-media works explore the theme of repair and the consequences of such actions. He received an MFA from Yale University and a BA from Hunter College. He has shown at Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Exit Art, New Orleans Museum of Art, The Bronx Museum, and Jack Tilton Gallery. He has attended residencies at Black Rock Senegal, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, and fellowships from New York Foundation for the Arts and the Pollock Krasner Foundation. Andresen’s work can be found in the permanent collection of the New Orleans Museum of Art and Museum of Arts & Design in NYC. He is an Associate Professor at the LSU School of Art.

“In 2010, I suffered a traumatic injury in an accident. During the lengthy rehabilitation, I decided I did not want these injuries to define me. I started to equate the therapeutic recovery processes my body was going through to my artistic practice, and began using historic ways of mending objects as inspiration in my own work.”

  • Duke's Blues, 2016, sandpaper, copper leaf, paint residue, adhesive, resin on panel, 24 x 20 inches

  • Plateau, 2017, sandpaper, silver leaf, adhesive, paint residue, resin on panel, 84 x 48 inches

  • The Arrival, 2017, sandpaper, copper leaf, adhesive, paint residue, resin on panel, 48 x 40 inches

  • Untitled, 2018, sandpaper, copper leaf, adhesive, paint residue, resin on panel, 24 x 20 inches

All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.