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Gale Scott Education

  • Massachusetts College of Art University of Illinois @ Urbana/Champaign

  • Artist Statement

    A work of art can be seen as a sum of its history: the processes through which the materials have gone. The artist's practice upon an object contains both a purposeful and accidental set of acts. It is my goal to continue my development of a personal and unique aesthetic through mixing media that become interdependent when integrated. My recent work consists primarily of glass and several metals: copper, silver and gold. These materials (glass and metal) differ in many ways: fragility/malleability, transparency, opacity, non-conductivity/conductivity. Yet, the characteristic they share allows their interdependency; glass and these metals expand and contract at the same rate when heated or cooled. The resulting object contains a memory of the event which created it. This memory is an expression of a fundamental force of the physical world: the tension of expansion and contraction balanced at equilibrium.


  • Art Palm Beach, Chappell Gallery, Palm Beach, FL - 2003-2005
  • SOFA New York, Chappell Gallery, New York - 2003-2005
  • SOFA Chicago, Chappell Gallery, Chicago, IL - 2003-2005
  • Young Americans, Chappell Gallery, New York - 2003-2005
  • Mass Art Continuum, Chappell Gallery, Boston, MA - 1999

  • Online Works

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