Jordan Scott

Jordan is an award-winning Chicago-based artist and photographer who also teaches photography at Robert Morris University in Chicago. His mixed-media postage stamp artwork is inspired by theories of the collective unconscious and his 35 years of traditional martial arts training.

Education:

  • Chicago Photography Academy – Certificate
  • Indiana University – B.A. in Religious Studies

Media:

Fine art photography, mixed media collage and painting

Areas of focus:

Contemporary photography, architectural photography, street photography, documentary photography, geometric abstraction, pattern-field abstraction

Website:

www.jordanscott.com

Exhibition highlights:

  • “Jordan Scott – Mandala,” Artspace 8 Gallery, Chicago, IL – 2019
  • “Oblique - Photographs by Jordan Scott,” South Suburban College, South Holland, IL – 2019
  • “Vortex Series,” Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL – 2019
  • “Oblique - Streetscapes of Chicago,” 1100 Florence Gallery, Evanston, IL – 2019

Other interests and inspirations:

Reading, writing, road trips

Publication highlights:

  • Profile/interview of Featured Artist, ACS Magazine – 2016
  • “Unconventional Postage, The Work of Artist Jordan Scott,” Chicago Scene – 2016
  • Cover and Article, Italia Arte – 2015
  • Article/Interview, United States Postal Service: USPSStamps.com – 2014
  • “A Postal Approach to Abstraction,” review, Hyperallergic – 2014

Jordan’s teaching style:

He emphasizes the fundamentals of exposure and traditional photography which are applicable to both digital and film. He uses a layered approach to his teaching, reinforcing and building on techniques every week.

Jordan loves EAC because . . .

He enjoys working with Paula and the staff and has loved seeing EAC grow and move to its new beautiful home on Central Street.

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