Scott Ackerman

Scott Ackerman's work is a walk on the wild side. The primitive aesthetic of his paintings suggests the traditions of folklore and fairy tale, enhanced by his use of found objects and handmade frames. The worlds Ackerman creates are alive with vibrant color and confident brush strokes, often enhanced by the use of playful text. The element of whimsy in his work is offset by a seriousness of intention, an undercurrent of menace and a tension between the amicable and the confrontational. 

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