About Daryl Scott Stevenson
Born in Upstate NY Daryl Scott Stevenson is the youngest of 6.
As a child his family and friends could see how creative he was,
D. Scott would go inward, almost withdrawn, before he would jump into any project, seeing in his minds eye, color, form and composition.
His mom provided him and his brother an arsenal of paper, crayons, tape and glue, she would take time to sit and draw with them, encouraging his young fresh mind to be free and explore a world of ideas.
Stevenson graduated with honors from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, having studied under the mentorship of Flavia Zortea. There he received numerous accolades for his application of Aristotle's Golden Mean to his art. The Golden Mean, as it relates to visual art, is a philosophy of mathematical equations which balances symmetry, proportion, and harmony in the creation of the perfect image of beauty.
Stevenson has had the opportunity to work with some great brands throughout his career. Using his skills with Art Direction and Photography, he has created in-store visuals for Old Navy, REI, Dicks Sporting Goods, as well as numerous colleges and universities including Princeton University, Harvard, and BYU.
Stevenson's Graphic Designs have been used for Major League Baseball, Arena Football, and over 300 Colleges and Universities.
D. Scott's illustrations have been applied to a variety of products endorsing exhibits at The Smithsonian, Air and Space Museum, The National Zoo and Aquarium, Monterey Bay Aquarium,The Library of Congress, Kennedy Center, as well as Old Navy, L.L.Bean and REI.
Stevenson's career as Art Director for various brands has allowed him to create apparel lines, with supporting brand Imagery, advertising, marketing and promotions, seeing through from concept to completion and launched in-store.
Typically known for his realistic style paintings and illustrations,Stevenson draws inspiration from the great impressionist painters Monet, Cezanne and Matisse. D. Scott works primarily with acrylic; applying this medium in layers of transparent colors overlaying a detailed pencil illustration. This technique gives his paintings depth and a variety of moods, which can change based on the quality of light- from intense to soft- and the painting comes alive.