Oct. 28, 2020

Finger Painter Iris Scott on Following Your Instincts and Breaking Down Barriers

Finger Painter Iris Scott on Following Your Instincts and Breaking Down Barriers

Painter Iris Scott has built her career by forgoing one of the tools most artists work with—the paintbrush. Listen along as we chat with Iris about how she set the brush aside to launch a career as the world's foremost finger painter.


Painter Iris Scott has built her career by forgoing one of the tools most artists work with—the paintbrush. Listen along as we chat with Iris about how she set the brush aside to launch a career as the world's foremost finger painter. She'll inspire you with her story of trusting her inner voice and knowing that she could break into the contemporary art market with her unconventional paintings.

See some of the artwork we discuss on the Top Artist Instagram

Follow Iris’s work on her website, Instagram, and Facebook.

Read more about Iris's incredible finger painting art:

Artist Paints Elaborately Colorful Scenes Using Only Her Fingers

Finger Painting Artist Shares How She Creates Her Energetic Artwork for Solo Show

New Large-Scale Finger Paintings of Vibrant Animals in Action by Iris Scott

Iris Scott

Painter

Switching out paint-brushes and palette knives for latex gloves, Iris Scott has garnered worldwide acclaim for spearheading the Instinctualist movement. By drawing on primal instincts from which conceptual art has broken, she forged an intimate, highly tactile bond with her medium and developed an innovative approach to finger-painting, elevating the artform from mere “child’s play” into a formidable creative discipline.