Michael Scott, born in Bethlehem Hospital, Malvern in 1964.
Michael has worked in Education, Theatre, as a stand up comedian, as a Commedia Del Arte practitioner, and an Improvisator representing his country at the Calgary Winter Olympic Art Festival in 2015.
He has also worked as a puppet-maker and performer, plying his thespianism on stage, television and film.
As a software developer he worked on interactive games, also on framework development for financial administration systems.
Inspirations include Philosophers Deleuse, Wittgenstein, and tail recursive algorithms.
Michael's academic qualifications include a Bachelor of Education majoring in Drama, Literature and Language acquisition from Victoria College Rusden, and a Bachelor of Information Technology from Monash University.
Michael is a firm believer in the fundamental interconnectedness of nearly all things but would like to single out some particular geniuses in regards to artistic debt and influence (in no particular order)
Brett Whitely, Modigliani, Klee, Odd Nerdrum, Lloyd Rees, Hundertwasser, Soutine, Duchamp.
Solo shows: Chaotic Gallery (Prahran), Project 54, St Leonards (Sydney), Milettos (Prahran), Chaotic Gallery (Wonthaggi)
Despite being increasingly informed that Art is not a proper job he considers it an essential service.