"The paintings of Scott Mattlin are energized by the way in which he taps into the raw nature of painterly marks upon canvas. In a sense, his signature style of painting represents a form of controlled chaos. These works display a mastering of movement." Sherwin added, "With his figure work... Scott invites the viewer to take in candid moments -- a woman rising from slumber... young lovers having an intimate conversation. These scenes come to life with a strong sense of movement -- spurred by a solid understanding of light and shadow." - Brian Sherwin, Art Critic
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"If you can create a painting with just enough left to the imagination, that's thought-provoking and stimulates an emotional charge, then you've got a great painting. I think that now I'm on the path that I want to be on."-Scott Mattlin
"Having struggled so long to find that path, he's unlikely ever to become complacent with success"-Norman Kolpas- Southwest Art magazine