About Amanta

Based in Toronto, Canada, Amanta Scott is an award-winning multi-disciplinary artist whose work encompasses painting, sculpture, installation, sound, video, music, performance and story-telling — engaging the public to explore unity in our diversity.

Amanta has exhibited and performed in art galleries, museums, theatres, concert venues and festivals throughout Asia, North America and Europe including: National Gallery of Canada; Royal Ontario Museum; Singapore International Arts Festival; Yilan Center, Taiwan; Edmonton Art Gallery; Art Gallery of Algoma and Art Gallery of Ontario. Her work is in collections across North America and Asia. 


"Strikingly innovative... cutting edge. Amanta Scott is fairly to be numbered among the revolutionaries of our century." New Canadian Magazine, Toronto



Amanta performed several works, including "Poems" composed by her grandfather, Cyril Scott  at the World Trade Centre, Barcelona, Spain for the Escuelas de Misterios Doors to Light Conference in 2011

Amanta is the grand daughter of British composer Cyril Scott. She is currently working on his music for solo piano; and his songs for soprano and piano. For more information on Cyril Scott, please visit www.cyrilscott.net — the official Cyril Scott website which she also designed and maintains. 


Selected solo shows



selected group shows


commissions


Awards


education / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

MUSIC    

  • 1987 — University of Toronto, BMUS, Theory & Composition; York University, Jazz Piano
  • 1995 — Ancient Voice: Tahara Junko: Tokyo, Japan

ART    

  • 1995 — Noh Mask Carving: Master Classes with Fujio Fujimori: Tokyo, Japan
  • 1990 — Sculpture - Central Technical School Art Centre

DANCE

  • 2005 — Latin & Ballroom Dance: Love to Dance Studio;
            — Independent dance studies in Toronto 
  • 1995  — Ancient Dance: Takeko Sudo;
            — Butoh Dance Master Classes: Kazuo Ono: Tokyo, Japan