imaginative spiritual symbolism. He merges whimsical illustrations with organic objects and intricate designs with bold visual statements. His paintings didn’t look like most “Christian art”. I really like them. And I also enjoy Scott’s straightforward, deep, edgy personal style. He’s one of those people who can inspire you to be real, take a risk, and go after what God is calling you to do.
We got to know each other a little during an extended interview for my upcoming book The Creative Church Handbook: Releasing the Arts in Your Congregation (IVP, May 2015), in which he is a featured artist. As an artist and long-time artist-in-residence at Ecclesia Church in Houston, he has a lot to add to the conversation about the arts and creativity in the church. Scott just released some short videos that I recommend to you. Here are parts 1 & 2 of a five-part series.