North Carolina Museum of Art hosts first solo exhibition of Scott Avett’s visual art

This fall, the North Carolina Museum of Art hosts the first solo museum exhibition of the visual art of Scott Avett, founding member of the Grammy-nominated Avett Brothers band. Open October 12, 2019, through February 2, 2020, Scott Avett: I N V I S I B L E will include large-scale portraits, prints, and paintings. Until now Avett’s work with The Avett Brothers has taken center stage. The NCMA exhibition shines a light on his art making, thereby demonstrating the richness and diversity of his practice. “I’m not anything first—not painter, musician, writer, printmaker, performer—before I am an artist,” said Avett, who holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from East Carolina University and lives in Concord, N.C. “I’m always thinking in visual terms. Even when I’m writing, I’m thinking visually, and I feel like everything trickles down from that. This body of work was made over a 20-y

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