Scott Listfield paints astronauts, and sometimes dinosaurs. He is motivated by how our cultural past perceived the future. Our current world is quite peculiar and was certainly unimaginable when the first man landed on the moon in 1969. Although we are not living in space and piloting flying cars quite yet, who could have imagined the Internet, PDAs and coffee shops on every corner, the way it is today? The astronaut depicted in Scott's paintings is simply here to explore the nuances and characteristics of the present day.