Ayo Scott

New Frontiers

New Frontiers

“Frontier of Progress” is the title of an installation i recently completed at 212 Loyola Avenue in the Saratoga building. A friend of mine by the name of Brian Boyles wrote great book entitled New Orleans Boom and Blackout. So great that it received the One Book One New Orleans award sponsored by the Young Leadership Council. …

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Artist Ayo Scott pulls the trigger on some social satire at Octavia gallery

full article here.  Artist Ayo Scott says that he began his series of post-modern digital drawings, now on display at Octavia art gallery, somewhat casually. In a classic post-modern mode, the 34-year-old artist set out to toy with the meaning of some of western art’s best known images, including Grant Wood’s “American Gothic,” Auguste Rodin’s “The Thinker,” Leonardo da Vinci’s …

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3 Rings for Meena

This piece is a commission for a good friend of mine. The three gods in the piece are Durga, Hanuman, and Rama. i wanted to combine digital art and painting to create this piece.. and wanted to use the paint as a visual support element to tie together the foreground and background.   per the …

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Comic Book Diplomacy and The Lies We Believe

Comic Book Diplomacy and The Lies We Believe D. Eric Bookhardt on new works by Christopher Saucedo& Ayo Scott

check out the article on GAMBIT here   Beyond airplanes and atom bombs, few things symbolize 20th-century America more than comic book superheroes. Just as ancient Rome believed in all-powerful deities like Apollo and Minerva, kids in midcentury America — often called a new Roman empire — believed in Superman and Wonder Woman. The characters’ …

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The Lies We Believe

see the full exhibit by clicking here. Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present two solo exhibitions of new work by local artists James Henderson and Ayo Scott. This will be Henderson’s third solo exhibition with the gallery and Scott’s first solo show since completing the Joan Mitchell Center NOLA Studio Program. Ayo Scott’s debut exhibition …

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