"…Yeskel behind the wheel ranges over a terrain of the mind where night is just around the corner and the spots swimming before your eye indeed coalesce into lyric scenarios of abstract light town asunder from your own interior kaleidoscope." - R.B. Straus

BORN

1977

  • South Orange, NJ

EDUCATION

2002

  • B.F.A., Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Instructor of Art Experience, High School Painting, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA
Workshop Painting Instructor, Academy of Art College, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED AWARDS

Academy of Art Spring Annual, Landscape Painting, 1st Place
International Artist Magazine (October), “My Favorite Things” Finalist

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2009

  • “Meet the Artists 9,” The Pacific Club, Newport Beach, CA   
  • “Driven to Paint: L.A., Ventura & In Between,” Vita Art Center, Ventura, CA
  • “Cityscapes,” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • FADA’s Los Angeles Art Show 2009, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Auction 100,” Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
  • “Winter Group Show,” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Summer Group Show, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • FADA’s Los Angeles Art Show 2009, Los Angeles, CA
  • “Auction 100” Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Winter Group Show, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2008

  • “Disconnections” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • “L. A.” to S. F. with Love” Jack Fischer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • Auction 100, Laguna Beach Art Museum, Laguna, CA
  • Group Show, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2007

  • “Mass Transit” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • Winter Group Exhibition, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2006

  • “Fin” Bedlam Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • Venice Art Walk Juried Exhibition, Santa Monica, CA
  • “Maps” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA

2005

  • “Create/Fixate” Spring Arts Tower, Los Angeles, CA
  • Group Show, Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • “Trouble in Paradise” Bedlam Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004

  • “Getting to Know You” Backstreet Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • “Scott Yeskel/Brandone Smith” Hotel Biron Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “Meet the Artists IV” The Pacific Club, Newport Beach, CA
  • “Group Cityscapes” Sue Greenwood Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
  • “Moving On” Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2003

  • “Around Town” Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • “Melt” The Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA
  • “Two Roads” Pringle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2002

  • “Freeze” The Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA
  • Academy Spring Annual, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
  • “Twelve” Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  • “The Same City” Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1998

  • Juried Luggage Show, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & MEDIA

2009

  • Ventura County Star, October 2. “Driven to Paint”
  • THE Magazine, October. “L.A., Ventura & In Between”
  • ArtScene, June. “Cityscapes” by Daniella Walsh

2008

  • Laguna News-Post, January17. “SGFA Heralds Abstract Painters” by R. Carasso
  • American Art Collector, April. “Disturbing The Peace” by Joshua Rose
  • SF Girl by Bay, January. “An Unexpected Guest Interview with Scott Yeskel”
  • American Style, August. Front cover
  • American Style, August. “Scott Yeskel: 10 Talents Turning Heads” by Hope Daniels

2007

  • Laguna News-Post, January. “Yeskel’s Story with Color, Line, Space” by R. Carasso
  • American Art Collector, August. “A Fresh Take On CA Landscape” by Joshua Rose

2006

  • Southwest Art, September. “21 Young Artists to Collect” by Bonnie Gangelhoff
  • Apartment Therapy, August. “The Gallery: Scott Yeskel” by Richele Maxwell

2004

  • Riviera, March. “City Lights: The Urban in Orange County” by Daniella Walsh
  • Art Scene, January. Recommended Exhibition: Group Cityscape”
  • Art in America, August. “Guide to Galleries, Museums & Artists”
  • Art Matters, October. “Scott Yeskel Loves L. A.” by R.B. Strauss
  • Art Matters, October. “Group Cityscapes” by Betty Brown

2003

  • Philly Style Magazine, April. “Pringle’s New Angle” by R.B. Strauss
  • DigitalCity.com, April. “April is the Coolest Month”
  • DigitalCity.com, May. “Scott Yeskel: Two Roads”

2002

  • American Art Review, August. “Travels of American Impressionists” by D. Solon

2002

  • "Freeze" The Art Explosion, San Francisco, CA
  • Academy Spring Annual, Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA
  • "Twelve" Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA

SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Pennsylvania Power and Light, Allentown, PA
Novo Nordisk, Princetown, NJ
Mars Foods, Los Angeles, CA
Uncle Ben’s, Vernon, CA
Fox T.V., Los Angeles, CA
Scatter Light Productions, Beverly Hills, CA
Friedman & Soloman LLP, Beverly Hills, CA