Scott Bertram’s studio practice is an exploration into the possibilities of improvisation, finding meaning within unintended stimuli, and playing with the dynamics of perception.  He has a BFA from the University of British Columbia Okanagan and an MFA from NSCAD University.  He was a semi-finalist in the 12th RBC Canadian Painting Competition and has received many other awards such as Honourable Mention for the HRM Contemporary Visual Art Purchase Program, a SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship, and two BC Arts Council Senior Scholarship Awards.  His work has been shown in solo exhibitions at Two Rivers Art Gallery in Prince George, BC; Forest City Gallery in London, ON; and Galerie BAC in Montreal, QC; as well as in group exhibitions at The Power Plant in Toronto, ON; Dalhousie Art Gallery in Halifax, NS; and the Art Gallery of Calgary, among other exhibitions in Australia, Germany, Mexico, and the UK.  Scott Bertram currently lives and works on Vancouver Island, BC, Canada.