The Bee Is Me

The Bee Is Me, oil on canvas, 40" x 30", 2013

Scott Sjobakken was born in Dubuque, Iowa in 1975.  He earned his BFA from Iowa State University in 1998 with a major in Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking.  After adventures in Rome, Jersey City, and Brooklyn, Scott returned to his home state in 2013.  He currently lives and works in Des Moines.

The artist writes this about his work: "Much of my work is about the environment.  I paint garbage and pollution in a realistic matter of fact style.  In recent years I've been painting life as well, specifically the more fragile creatures who are being affected by our environmental problems."

Scott Sjobakken's website

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on April 08, 2014

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