• 2013

Untitled

Artist

Scott Ackerman

Scott Michael Ackerman is a self-taught artist from upstate New York. Although he is not one for labels, Ackerman is known as an ‘Outsider’ artist because his unconventional and primitive approach to painting rejects the boundaries of traditional culture. Rather than start with a blank canvas, Ackerman prefers to use ‘found objects’ with rough character such as old wood, windows, and doors to help inspire him. Also unique to Ackerman’s personal style is his playful use of words in his artwork. His paintings are celebrated for being honest, raw, and relatable.

Currently living in Kingston, New York, Scott Michael Ackerman resides in an old church that also serves as his studio/gallery space.

Piano History

Public Location

McCarren Park (June 1 - 16, 2013)

Permanent Home

The Bridge (Delivered Fall 2013)

This Sing for Hope Piano was made possible in part by Chobani.