Dread Scott

Lead Artist

Dread Scott makes revolutionary art to propel history forward. In 1989, the entire US Senate denounced and outlawed his artwork and President Bush declared it “disgraceful” because of its use of the American flag. His work has been exhibited/performed at the Whitney Museum, MoMA/PS1, BAM Fisher and galleries and street corners across the country. His work is in the collection of the Whitney Museum and he as received grants and awards from Creative Capital Foundation, The Map Fund, the Pollock Kranser Foundation, and a Socially Engaged Artists Fellowship from A Blade of Grass Foundation. He has been written about in The New York Times, Sculpture, Art In America, ArtNews, The Village Voice, Time and The London Guardian.