Description Station 23 is a traditional fire station in a Northwest Florida small town. The scene was painted during the mid-summer in the evening hours when the sun brought the trucks out of the shadows. It had been raining a lot and just for fun, I painted the reflection of the station from the street. The crew liked it and dark clouds were added to fit the scene. Thanks to the B shift for helping me stage the scene. The fire station is scheduled for demolition. The original painting is oil on canvas 32 x 20 in.
Scott Shiffer Member Since August 2007 Artist Statement Born in the United States. Living and traveling throughout the United States and to many foreign places has given a special opportunity to appreciate a variety of cultural arts. Spending years in Asia, the Pacific islands, and later Europe has given me a greater appreciation of the ebb and flow of life around our world. The echoes of cultural experiences have a strong influence of my work. For decades, studying in the studios of life, my art is but an expression of life.
Current Exhibition: Pensacola Museum of Art (www.pensacolamuseumofart.org) As part of a juried exhibition, "Shadows in the Sahara" will be displayed through the first week of August, 2008. You can see this painting on my website at http://www.scottshifferstudio.com