'Dream a Little Dream - Hawaii' by Adam Scott Rote, 2014
25 x 30 Inches
63.5 x 76.2 Centimeters
35.4 x 42.4 x 3 Inches (framed)
Stunning color giclée print on 100% cotton canvas.
Limited Edition of 99 (#98/99)
Plate-signed, Hand-signed and numbered by the artist bottom left.
*Note: Gallery wrapped and professionally framed in striking metallic black *rippled* hardwood molding. Frame edges show some wear/age.
An award-winning artist, Adam has perfected his distinctive painting style over four decades, absorbing a rich tapestry of techniques from diverse fields including portraiture, airbrushing, sculpture, and sign painting, an education that began well before the advent of the digital age.
By harmoniously blending acrylic, gouache, watercolor pencil, and airbrush techniques, Adam crafts layered masterpieces characterized by transparent overlays—a meticulous, labor-intensive process that can span months for a single piece. His evolving portfolio, initiated with the acclaimed "American Ruins" series in 2004, has expanded to encompass evocative representations of Hollywood icons, musical legends, and noir-inspired portraits.
In 2008, Adam's exceptional talent captivated legendary figures in Hollywood, garnering him the reputation as the most collaborative fine artist in history. Esteemed individuals such as Debbie Reynolds have lauded his "eye for composition and imagination," and Angie Dickinson even compared him to the iconic Warhol. Further testimony to Adam's skill came from Academy Award Winner Al Pacino, who proclaimed Adam's "Scarface" painting as "the best he had ever seen." This acclaim situates Adam firmly as a master of his craft, with a keen eye for detail that resonates deeply with those who have the privilege to view his work.
Adam's collaborative portfolio is a veritable who's who of both the Hollywood classic and modern scenes, extending even beyond to encompass giants from diverse fields. His artistic journey has seen him work with a stellar cast including Academy Award laureates such as Cate Blanchett and Clint Eastwood, revered screen icons like Harrison Ford and Doris Day, as well as contemporary sensations such as Chris Evans and Margot Robbie. His scope even encompasses non-cinematic legends like Marvel powerhouse Stan Lee and football icon Tom Brady. Moreover, his work commands the respect and patronage of distinguished individuals globally, including royalty such as His Royal Highness Abdullah Al-Saud, country music virtuoso Zac Brown, and famed director George Lucas. This expansive and esteemed clientele bears testimony to the widespread appreciation and resonance of Adam's artistry, highlighting a career punctuated with rich collaborations and a vibrant spectrum of enthusiasts.
As Adam continues to reinvent and revisit early inspirations, he remains a potent force in the art world, with a craft continually refined and revered globally for its depth, emotion, and evocative power.