Scott Myles has used screenprinting extensively in his practice, exploring many different formats and possibilities of the medium.
In this print Myles used different inks to achieve a range of surface qualities. He combined silver ink with matt black and a gloss varnish overprint, resulting in a subtlety with the image changing as the viewer moves in front of the print.
Scott Myles is an artist who lives and works in Glasgow. He was born in Dundee. The artist studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, where he is now a Lecturer of Contemporary Art Practice.
Scott Myles has produced editions with Edinburgh Printmakers specialist technicians. His work appeared in the 2009 exhibition, New Commissions.
Myles uses many different materials and processes. These include sculpture, drawing, photography, printmaking, installation and performance art. He often combines several techniques in one object.
The artist has developed his own visual language to express his research interests. He draws attention to personal and social meanings in objects, images and gestures. Myles often focuses on how we create give-and-take obligations and relationships. He explores this through considering behaviors like art making, exchanging gifts or trading. His works and installations often include texts and double meanings.
When exhibiting, the artist places importance on constructing dialogues within the space. Spatial relationships and the viewer's journey through the space are given special attention.
Recent solo exhibitions include Meyer Riegger, Berlin (2015); Maison Lafayette, Paris (2014) and The Modern Institute, Glasgow (2014). Myles has exhibited in Luhring Augustine, Bushwick, New York; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Menil Collection, Houston; Tate Liverpool; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and Tate Modern, London.
Collections that contain his work include Tate, London; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; British Council Collection, UK; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh and Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow.