Artist

Dr. Spiro was a noted artist for many years prior to his career in surgery. He has illustrated journal articles, chapters in books,

pamphlets for patients resource information, and has an extensive portfolio of fine art in several mediums. Acclaimed as a national

winner for surgeon artist (1994, the only year he chose to enter the contest). Group show at Apex Art Gallery in NYC, 2008 – Plastic Surgery as Art.

As you walk around the office you will see copies of many of his works in oil, graphite, and photography.

See several examples here:

REFLECTIONS  (THE SERIES)

Artist: Scott Spiro, MD
Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Details: Dr. Spiro has created a series called Reflections. This grouping shows two of his oil paintings and four sets of photographic reflection essays. 

The oil paintings include 1) the reflection of a water tower in the plate glass windows of a modern building in downtown NYC. 2) the reflection of buildings in a canal in Amsterdam. Dr. Spiro loves how the architecture is shown bending into curves and unusual shapes.

The photographs tell the story of architecture in Budapest and Prague as it is seen distorted in the reflection of car windows. 

BUDAPEST CROSSINGS – BRIDGE LIFE

Artist: Scott Spiro, MD
Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Details: These are some of the oil paintings Dr. Spiro has created of various views along the Victory Bridge in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Spiro uses “up perspective” and extreme perspective views to capture unusual views or architecture. 

 

Pop Art

   Artist: Scott Spiro, MD
   Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Dr. Spiro takes flowers and ice cream pop’s and creates pop art oil paintings. Here are several examples

Graphite/ Pencil hybrid:

Artist: Scott Spiro, MD
Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Dr. Spiro uses a hybrid material known as “silvered graphite” to create images of various scenes including architecture and other still life. He often is drawn to the “up perspective” which highlights his use of extreme perspective. 

up-perspective

Artist: Scott Spiro, MD
Medium: Oil on Hardboard

Theses oil paintings juxtapose architecture, extreme perspective, occasionally with stylized people in the foreground to ground the paintings and lighten the extreme of perspective.