From the artist:
"Bridge to Imagination" began with sketches of trees, a stream, and bridge from Marsh's photography. The designs were simplified and re-drawn in CAD so that the design could be laser cut in stainless steel. Mounting hardware was welded to the back and then the brushed texture was ground into the surface. After waxing, the completed sculpture was ready to be crated and shipped.
Marsh says, "From the time I was a little girl, libraries were places of wonder and discovery. My grandfather was in charge of the libraries of Case Western Reserve University and I can remember being taken there as a little girl, following my grand-father around through the massive stacks of books and thinking how special it was to visit them. When visiting, I stayed in his home library and loved to read and look at all the books he had collected. I wanted this artwork to convey this sense of wonder, discovery, and the unlimited world of the imagination."
Working in metal, encaustics, oils, stone, and photography, Marsh Scott creates both abstractions and figurative artworks. Images are inspired by her photography, each individual location, and the individuals that will be experiencing the artwork.
Marsh began her work in multiple mediums while receiving a BS at Penn State in art education. Her specialization in ceramics, fiber and jewelry was the beginning of her love of surface, texture and process. A Masters in Art at Cal State Long Beach added research in ethnic crafts and their patterns and textures. Architecture classes at the University of California at Irvine became the starting point for her ordered spatial and 2D design organization.
Marsh lives and works in Laguna Beach, California. In 2010 she received the "Artist of the Year" award in Laguna Beach.