Michael Blair Scott is a uniquely individual contemporary Australian artist. Born in Bethlehem, hospital, Malvern, Michael has worked in theatre, stand-up comedy, improvisational theatre, puppetry, on television, film and in software development.
He has a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Information Technology and no fine art training.
Michael worked for 15 years designing framework code for financial administration systems, but more recently, his focus has been on painting what is in front of him and rearranging things making the essential, essential.
Despite being told that ‘art is not a proper job’, he still considers it an essential service, stating “too much art is barely enough”.
Solo shows have included:
Chaotic Gallery (Prahran, Melbourne)
Project  (St Leonards, Sydney)
Milettos (Prahran, Melbourne)
Chaotica (Blackwood Forest, Victoria)
Bush Gatherings (Violet Town, Victoria)
Bull Bar and Gallery (Yarram, Victoria)
Michael is quite well known for creating public art, for being excessively expressive and for wearing hats.