Collection: Scott Tilghman


1. What do you do when you’re not making art? (Day job etc...).

I am the Director of User Services at the University of Richmond (I manage the computer help desk.) Drink beer with my neighbors and play golf.

2. Why do you make art?

I have always been a creative person, is in my nature. For me there is not a why do I do it, it is more of a reaction to life.

3. What inspires you?

Colors. I am not a dark or foreboding artist. Most of my works are bright and colorful. I don’t use black when painting.

4. What/who are your influences?

Matisse, Rembrandt, Warhol, Mondrian, Van Gogh, and de Kooning.

5. If you could meet anyone dead or alive who would it be?

Tom Petty

Read our interview with Scott Tilghman in the AllArtWorks Featured Artist Series here.