Scott Helmes is a poet, book artist, writer, artist, architect and photographer. His experimental poetry has been collected, published and exhibited worldwide for over 40 years. Recent books include ‘1000 Haiku’-Stamp Pad Press, ‘Poems From Then to Now”, Redfox Press, Ireland and ‘The Last Vispo Anthology: Visual Poetry 1998-2008’. Photography is included in ‘Architecture 2012’ published by Universe Publishing. The Museum of Modern Art and the Walker Art Center recently acquired a photography book – ‘Museums’. Accepted photograph for the 43rd Northern Lights juried exhibition, White Bear Center for the Arts, March, 2017. Book work has been exhibited in 2012 at the Handmade/Homemade exhibit-Pace University, NY and The Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania. At the 40th Northern Lights White Bear Lake Arts Center juried show in 2014, he received an Award of Excellence for a work on paper. A Minneapolis Star Tribune review of the Minnetonka Center for the Arts ‘Abstraction in Action’ exhibit prominently noted two of my works. A work on paper was accepted in 2017 Wintertide, a biennial juried exhibition in Minneapolis. Accepted entry, ‘Elevating Nature’, a Midwest juried exhibit, Oak Park Art League, Oak Park, IL. In 2015, two works were included in “The New Concrete’ an international concrete poetry anthology from Hayward Press, London. Two poems will be included in the HERE+NOW Anthology, to be published by the University of Alabama Press in late 2017. Kobitadihi Online Magazine-World-wide Visual Poetry April 2017. Featured Artist, ‘Under the Gum Tree’, October 2015. With Minnesota Center for Book Arts and Picasso Gaglione, he is creating the S. Helmes and W. Gaglione Antique Rubber Stamp Archive in Minneapolis. He is a co-founder of S2BH, which designs and sells Corian® tabletop accessories in museum shops nationwide. His studio is located in Minneapolis, MN, USA.