Ayo Scott


The works I create are usually an experiment of techniques used to create texture and visual blending through use of transparent colors. My recent work has been both abstract and representational in an energetic and at times chaotic expressionist/impressionistic movement. While aspects of my work are abstract the subject of my work is often based on personal experiences and elements of life in New Orleans.

Ayo Scott- Bel Air


Over the past few years opportunities have allowed for Ayo’s work to be featured in multiple notable film projects including “Cut Throat City” directed by RZA. Ayo’s work has also been featured on season 5 of HBO’s Queen Sugar. Most recently, two of Ayo’s pieces can be seen in episodes of the Fresh Prince dramatic …

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Ayo Scott - Lessons


During the lockdown of 2020 the Louisiana Endowment or the Humanities (LEH) began construction of the Helis Foundation John Scott Center. The center will be a hub for integrated arts and humanities programming unlike any in the Gulf South. It will also house the largest collection of artwork by Ayo’s Father John T. Scott. As …

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Up In Leah’s Kitchen

When growing up, if my dad said we were going to a restaurant… it meant we were going to Dooky Chase’s. My dad and Mrs. Chase were very good friends for what seemed like a very long time. Her collection of African American art would rival that of any of the world’s greatest museums. She …

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ZGA Gardens at MacGregor Park

https://www.khou.com/article/features/young-artists-transform-zga-community-garden-at-macgregor-park/575627659 Young artists transform ZGA Community Garden at MacGregor Park “This is something they will be proud of for life and know that they collaborated for good,” said New Orleans artist Ayo Scott. HOUSTON — Kids at the Zina Garrison Tennis Academy took a break from swinging rackets to swinging paint brushes Thursday afternoon. They …

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