It seems today what is lacking in our humanity can be found in surplus within the benevolent paintings of self-taught, California-based artist William Scott. With the ingredients of faith, ambition, and science-fiction, Scott brings his own flavors to Afrofuturistic optimism, portraying Black leaders and pop-culture icons, both fictional and real, as enlightened beings who bring peace and saving grace to Earth. The SFO, or Skyline Friendly Organization, represents a cosmic alliance of goodwill.
Purchased by Spiegelworld for Superfrico’s Artery collection.
The Artery, Superfrico Las Vegas, The Cosmopolitan Las Vegas
Acrylic ink on paper
This piece was about the posture of the person and how it connected to a natural element like green leaves.I elongated the neck to give the figure a bird-like quality and softness. I enjoy letting the watercolor bleed and move on its own and then I go back in to add structure. Shereene Fogenay was born […]
A “holy” portrait of being a modern day artist and performer in Las Vegas. Over the course of the nearly 11 minute video loop, Heidi transforms in and out of being Elvis from inside a neon shrine. The sculpture is about identity, performance, transformation and the labor that goes into being an artist.