Michael Scott Eddy


Michael Scott Eddy
66 Magnolia Gardens Drive
Covington, La. 70435
Home (985) 264-8786
Website of original artwork:


Bachelor of Arts, Visual Arts
Southeastern Louisiana University, December 2007
Cumulative G.P.A. 3.369
Completed freshman and sophomore semesters at the University of Southern Mississippi (1996-1998)


Board Member—assist in the hanging of art for juried shows, volunteer at special events, attend board meetings, etc.

BRUNNER GALLERY, November 2004 to March 2005
Curator Assistant to Rick Brunner—documented, labeled, processed and transported artist’s work, discussed historical perspectives of art with potential art buyer’s, helped facilitate art openings (i.e. lighting and hanging artwork, etc.).

Worked under Renee Chapotel and Paulo Dufour—Renee Chapotel: prepared building components for jewelry making, instructed in the basics of the craft of metal-smithing. Paulo Dufour: interned in the art of glass cutting while under his mentorship as a student in the Talented Arts program.


Gallery Assistant to Victoria Moore—sold personal artwork (i.e. jewelry), helped facilitate art openings.


June 2012           Invited and juried into the 2012 ART MELT. One sculpture selected for jury.

May 2011               Juried into the Contemporary Arts section of the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

May 2010               Juried into the Contemporary Arts section of the New Orleans Jazz Festival.

May 2009               Juried into the Contemporary Arts section of the New Orleans Jazz Festival.  Awarded the “Most        Unique Art Work” award. 


March 2009

Participated in the Fairhope Arts Festival in Fairhope, Al. I was awarded three awards during the festival: Award of Distinction for Sculpture, Eastern Shore Art Center Jury Award, and a Patron Award for Sculpture.

November 2008
Awarded Best 3-D Sculpture in the Three Rivers Arts Festival (Covington Downtown Development Award)

December 2007 —October 2008
Exhibited concrete sculpture work in the Gallery Nu Art Gallery in Covington, LA and San Destin, FL

March 2007–present
Participated in juried New Orleans art markets where artwork is sold.

-Mid-City Art Market, Palmer Park
-Bayou Bugaloo Festival

July 2008

Recipient of the St Tammany Chambers’ Joint Cultural Economy Grant, a grant of $2,000.00 in support of the growth of my artwork.

May 2008
Awarded a “Purchase Award” in Baton Rouge’s Art Festival, “Fest for All”

May 2008
Selected to show and sell artwork at the “Community Art Awards Banquet” sponsored by the New Orleans Arts Council.

November 2007
Awarded Best in Show in the “Three Rivers Arts Festival” out of 180 veteran artists from 22 states—Covington, LA

April- May 2007
Invited to exhibit paintings and photographs at Garrison’s Global Bar in Hammond, LA

January- May 2007
Elected as Vice President of the Visual Arts Society; assisted the president with special events, including student art openings.

August 2007
Participated in the 42nd Juried Artists Exhibition (St. Tammany Art Association Ke Francis (Juror )
One concrete/ glass sculpture and one B/W photo submitted and selected for the jury process

March 2007
Southeastern Louisiana University Student Exhibition juried by Gregg Elliot
Seven pieces selected for exhibition and jury process
Received First Place in Photography

January 2007
Participated in the 15th Annual Jack Swanson Photography Exhibition 2007 (St. Tammany Art Association)
Two B/W photographs submitted and selected into the exhibition to be juried
Student showing at the Sims Library
Six pieces selected into the faculty jury process
Received third place for sculpture
President’s List, Southeastern Louisiana University
Spring 2005, Fall 2006, Spring 2007 and Fall 2007
Dean’s List, Southeastern Louisiana University

Fall 2005

November 5-7, Attended Bob Harris’s “Concrete Countertop Cast-in-Place” workshop on Temple, GA.


HARBOR SHIPPING AND TRADING, M/V Chios Venture and Chios Dream May, 1998 to August 1999,

CADET/A.B.– Bridge Watch: conducted voyage planning, maintained charts and publications; aided in preparation for U.S. Customs and Immigration & U.S.C.G. Arrival Manifests; traveled extensively through South and Central America, including Mexico, Panama, Guatemala , El Salvador , Columbia , Venezuela ,Trinidad and the Dominican Republic.

ASSOCIATED BRANCH PILOTS, November 1999 to October 2004, Apprentice Pilot—Conducted research and development of communications reports; offered logistical support in the coordination and movement of all vessels transiting the Southwest Pass and Gulf Outlet of the Mississippi River; managed multinational crews to move vessels safely and efficiently on domestic waterways; handled communications between various pilot groups and numerous agents and other entities concerning the business; learned all aspects of the operations of the business in order to acquire and maintain an Unlimited Tonnage Pilot’s License for the Mississippi River.

• Certified Louisiana First Responder by the Louisiana Health and Hospitals Bureau of EMS; Certified by the U.S. Coast Guard in Basic Training in Firefighting, First Aid, Personal Survival and Personal Safety
• Certified in terrorism identification, alertness and related crisis management
• Licensed to pilot ships from Southwest Pass sea buoy to Mississippi River Mile 95.7 AHP and on the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet and South Pass
• Certified in Bridge Resource Management by the Maritime Pilots Institute
• Certified in basic radar plotting, navigation, and collision avoidance for inland waters, as approved by the U.S. Coast Guard


Available upon request.