©2002 Matthew Joyce

©2002 Matthew Joyce

About Tom O Scott

Tom O Scott has traversed many social boundaries during his life -- from community organizer to entrepreneur to corporate executive, back to entrepreneur, and finally to full time photographer.

He gained recognition for his unique images in the Sand Vision portfolio, creations made in the sand, typically at dawn's first light during a very low tide. 

A great source of inspiration to Scott is the peeling paint and rusted metal found in vehicle and train graveyards, such as the Motor Transport Museum in Campo, the Orange Empire Railway Museum in Perris, the Techatticup Mine near Nelson Nevada, and many other sites.

From the beginning, Scott was in love with abstraction. As a child he was surrounded by the art of the German Expressionists. In young adulthood, he fell in love with the Mexican muralists. Today, one can see influences from both schools in his work -- what some have termed "modern elemental abstract primitivism."

Scott has won many awards for his work, and it is in the collections of both corporate and private clients around the world.