Scott Cumberland: Decorative Abstracts

Tangled, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 55″ x 67″

Alberta-based Scott Cumberland’s signature motif is ribbons, the decorative pattern he uses to sculpt the surface of his abstracts.

Pool Party, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 48″ x 60″

Cumberland starts by pouring acrylic paint onto the canvas. Then, using a variety of handmade squeegees and tools, he “draws through the paint” creating undulating jujube-coloured waves and sensual curves –  review in the Edmonton Journal.

Burst, 2018, Acrylic on canvas, 48″ x 90″

Scott Cumberland (MFA University of Alberta, BFA University of Saskatchewan) is a Painting Technician/Demonstrator with the University of Alberta. He has previously taught Painting, Drawing and Art Fundamentals at the U of A in both the Department of Art and Design and Augustana Fine Arts Department.

Represented by Peter Robertson Gallery, here.

A review of his latest exhibiton – Serious Whimsy at Peter Robertson, here.

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