Scott Betz

Parenthood Experiments

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There was a slow progression from the anticipation of fatherhood, to being inspired by my children, to appropriating “kid” marks, to ultimately true collaborations. This page shows work that was inspired by being a father and my children. I used the symbols of banners, birds, tools and flowers (growing in nurtured gardens).

                      

“Here and Now”                                                                                          “Wise King Daddy”

                       

“Blanket”                                                                                                       “Egg”

                 

“Nest”                                                                                                            “Rest”

                      

“Swallow”                                                                                                    “Gull”

                     

“Robin”                                                                                                       “Wren”

                      

“Turkey”                                                                                                       “Work”

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“Becoming Daddy Suite”
Solo exhibition
Walter Echols Gallery

Once Will was born, I created another suite called “Bliss”

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“Bliss”
Solo Exhibition
Exhibited at Bennett Gallery 9/9/01

“House”

“Sweet Potato”

“Wipe”

“China Lights”

“Blinds”

“Banner”

“How to Draw a Tulip”

“Pump, Pump”

“Delicate”

“Poppy”

“Poof”

“Sent/scent”

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