From Press Release
Well-known local and national artist, Jeff Scott, was granted unprecedented access to Elvis’s personal possessions by Presley’s Estate in Memphis and is offering special pricing on the last remaining prints from his Photo-polymer gravure Elvis Artwork Collection – for a fraction of their featured gallery prices. These works, made from Scott’s rare access to Elvis’s private archives, will be on sale exclusively on August 16, 2009, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Studio 1019 in Dallas. Artwork pre-sales will take place from 1 to 2 p.m. just prior to the main opening event. Dallas’ premiere special events company, 50-Foot-Women is producing the unique art event which will feature a Tom Collins bar hosted by Bombay Sapphire.
Contemporary Art Collectors and Elvis fans are invited to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of Elvis’ passing by being apart of this rare opportunity to obtain one of Jeff Scott’s original artworks featuring works representing artifacts from Elvis’s many personal possessions.
Scott will also be releasing his latest Elvis Collection of provocative works, entitled, The Emulsion and Gelatin Paintings. These original paintings on canvas measure 45 x 55 inches and are created with the artist painting liquid emulsion and gelatin stain material in near dark onto raw canvas. The artist then uses photographic techniques to project his source material onto the painted canvas surfaces, creating a textural and enigmatic quality, with drips, stains and tactile brushstrokes. These works were previously on display at The Gerald Peters Gallery in Dallas, and are now being made available for the first time directly to Collectors at below gallery prices.
What: Exclusive sale of original works from Jeff Scott’s one-of-a-kind Elvis Artwork Collection, including; Emulsion Paintings, Gravure Prints and large-scale Color Photographs.
Where: Studio 1019, 2278 Monitor Street, Dallas, TX 75207 | 214.748.1019
When: 1 to 6 p.m. on August 16, 2009
ABOUT JEFF SCOTT
Jeff Scott is an artist known for his dramatic imagery of America’s historic and cultural landscape. He has exhibited widely in the United States, and his work is in the Permanent Collections of The Dallas Museum of Art, Polo Ralph Lauren, The Smithsonian Institution, Elvis Presley Enterprises, Disneyland, and The National Trust for Historic Preservation. Works from Scott’s series based on Elvis’s personal possessions have also been exhibited at The Andy Warhol Museum.
For more information about the artwork of Jeff Scott please visit www.jeffscottstudio.com.