Scott Groeniger’s current artwork is thematically concerned with exploring the visual relationships between several major themes: environmental and social decay, domestic rituals, the language and propaganda of commercial advertising, ancient human history, futurism, economic collapse, and the politics of land use and global consumption. Much of his early photographic and video work directly examines and critiques the landscape of the United States through phenomenon of consumption and expansion known as “suburban sprawl”. Most recently Groeniger has been focusing on the emergence of China and is primarily concerned with the widespread historical cultural break with its ancient past in the face of the overwhelming economic, cultural, and environmental issues facing the China as it transitions into a major global superpower. Groeniger works in photography, screen printing, digital printmaking, video/sound, and drawing. He works from images he generates and collects in the environment and on the street and then collages new images together in order to visualize and manifest prints, drawings and videos of an interconnected, codependent and globalized cultural landscape. Groeniger is currently living in Honolulu, Hawaii and is an Assistant Professor of Digital Imaging at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.