Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro
August 4th - August 31st, 2017
Opening Reception: Friday, August 4th from 6-10pm (First Friday Hop)
Harlan Strummer Welch-Scarboro is a multimedia artist born in Louisville, KY now residing in New Albany, IN. He’s been a featured artist in the Good Folk Fest and Louisville’s annual $20 Art Show. He is the region’s most prolific art car artist, creator of 6 embellished vehicles. One of his creations, a customized power wheels car by the name of “Taddy Tadpole” won 2nd place contraptions award in the world’s largest art car event in Houston, TX. Harlan participated in the Little Big Show at the MacRostie Art Center in Minnesota. He provided recorded audio tracks to L/o/u/i/s/v/i/l/l/e S/o/u/n/d/s, a sound collage created by ARTxFM for the Open Source Radio project of INCUBATE Festival in the Netherlands. His work can be found in many regional private collections. This is Harlan Strummer’s second solo exhibition at Craft(s) Gallery.
Harlan’s latest body of work, “Re-Animations” finds new life for old objects by utilizing various adhesives and hardware to join collectible bits and pieces that create surreal associations and dialog between objects.