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Huon Art
Scott is now represented in southern Tasmania by Huon Art in Cygnet.

Empire of night

Solo 2019
Opening night: Friday October 4th - 6pm-7:30pm
Preview from: October 2nd
Exhibition ends: November 2nd

Pejean announcement

Upcoming exhibition
Scott's solo is opening soon.

Pejean announcement

Gallery Pejean
Scott is now represented by Gallery Pejean in Launceston.

Solo opening night

Solo opening night
Shots of the opening of my solo exhibition - "Daylights" - at the...


Solo Exhibition 2018
This new exhibition represents the complete Daylights series to date.

Super blue blood moon

Super Blue Blood Moon
The event occurred in the last few hours of my birthday (31/01/2018). I chased the Super, Full, Blue, Blood lunar eclipse (Till 2:30am!). I would...

Daylights: Continuum

TasArt Awards 2017
Scott received the Jeremy Rockliff (Patron's Award) and was Highly Commended in the Wellers Inn award for Oil/Acrylic.


TastroFest 2017
Five of my photographs are on display in the Aurora and Astrophotography Gallery at TastroFest in Ulverstone this year. In partnership with artco...

Ross by Night

Ross by Night
A selection of my night photographs are now on display at Bakery 31. The works feature Ross and surrounds at night, backdropped by stars, Aurora...


Four of my photographs were on display in the night sky gallery at TastroFest in Ulverstone this year.

Ross summer

Ross summer
Ross, just like Far North Queensland (In winter), without crocodiles. ;-)

View of Vetheuil (After Monet)

View of Vétheuil (After Monet)
For a bit of fun while painting with a friend, I made a copy after Monet. The country around Ross reminds of this scene, particularly in summer. I've...

Mystery of the visible - Living light

TasArt Awards 2014
Scott was Highly Commended in the McLean McKenzie & Topfler Award.

Lambs of Ross

Lambs of Ross series
Penney, our Suffolk (Blackface) ewe, had a pigeon pair. The lambs are just hours old here.

Evandale Spring Art Festival

Evandale Spring Art Exhibition 2014
David Lake opened the show and spoke warmly on behalf of all the artists.

Brave Art Gallery

2014 Solo Exhibition

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TasArt Awards 2013
Scott was runner-up to Josh Foley in the Mancell Financial Group Major Award, receiving Highly Commended.


2013 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, 2D
Scott has been selected as a finalist in the 2013 Sunshine Coast Art Prize, 2D (SCAP), one of the nation's most significant regional art...

The Undiscovered Country (Thumbnail image)

Ross "Painting the Town" 2013 Art Competition
Scott's painting The Undiscovered Country was awarded Commendation. Entrants are assigned an aspect of the village of Ross by public...

Glover finalists 2013

Glover Prize 2013
Scott is a finalist for his work 'Maps and Legends in Dream Time'. The Glover Prize is the richest annual prize for landscape painting in...

Gold Coast Art Prize

Gold Coast Art Prize 2012
Scott has been selected as a finalist. One of Australia's oldest art prizes, it began in 1968. The exhibition opens on Saturday the 8th December and...

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TasArt Awards 2012
Scott was runner-up to Anne Morrison in the Burnie City Council Award, receiving Highly Commended. The Mancell Financial Group Major Award went to...

Gainsborough Greens Art Award

Gainsborough Greens Art Awards 2012
Scott won the top prize at 'The Gainsboroughs'.

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Susan Moorhead Memorial Award 2012
Scott's work received an Honourable Mention at the opening at the Albury Art Gallery. The judges spoke highly of Scott's drawing. "The consummate...

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Recent home page items
2012 Myrtleford Arts Prize Two of Scott's works were selected by the Judge as Prize Finalists. Click the links below to view other stories.

A Wee Stoatir

A Wee Stoatir
This year Scott moved to Tasmania to continue his pursuit of the Australian landscape taking up residency in the c1850 cottage "A Wee Stoatir" in...


Warra residency
In February 2011 Scott moved to Wangaratta in Victoria to take up residency in 'Warra' the family home of the artist

New England Tabelands

Elioth Gruner and New England
As a child I had travelled the New England highway many times on our annual holiday trip north. It had always been hot, brown, dry and boring! It...


The Croc Pond
The following is an excerpt from my story about the trip north to Kuranda:...

Fire off the shoulder of Tibrogargan

2009 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize
Scott was selected as a finalist in the 2009 Tattersall's Landscape Art Prize. Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, is one of Australia’s prestigious...

Shy Bear

Artbox is a project to trial the painting of Traffic Signal Boxes (TSBs) on the Gold Coast, managed by Queensland Urban Ecology for the Gold Coast...

TSB front

My first Traffic Signal Box
I painted a Traffic Signal Box (TSB) as part of Artforce.

In My Fathers House

St Bernard's Purchase Prize
‘In my Father's house’ was awarded inclusion in the inaugural St Bernard’s Hotel 20K Art Purchase...