Scott Oshima (they/them) is a Seattle-based artist and activist who wonders at the personal and political history in our city streets and the futures they unearth. They can often be found singing songs to the freeways or taking long baths.

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Picking Sunny the 150 year old grapefruit tree.

Scott Does Art
Scott has exhibited, performed, and presented at The Museum of Contemporary Art in LA, JACCC, LA Contemporary Archive, Human Resources LA, and more.

Scott Publishes
Scott has 3 books of photography, art, and writing published by No Style Press. Their writing has also been published in X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Entropy, Orlando, FRBSF Journal, and the forthcoming ArtChangeUS book.

Scott Speaks
Scott has presented at local and national creative placekeeping conferences, such as ArtPlace Summit, Grantmakers in the Arts, People & Places, and more.

Scott Works
Scott works at 4Culture and is the former director of the Sustainable Little Tokyo creative placekeeping initiative.

Scott Went to School
Scott holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts.

S. Oshima © 2019