October 2012 - At a time when so much can be accomplished digitally, it's refreshing to encounter the photography of Scott Rhea. He, his subjects and props are submerged in tanks or pools, creating a silent, slow moving world, which so obviously contrasts with the harsh reality of everyday life. Indeed, much of Rhea's inspiration comes from his dreams. The printed result is, simply, ethereal.
Scott Rhea's evocative underwater scenes spring from the fertile intersection of New Orleans and his subconscious.