From Francesca Gavin’s review in Dazed and Confused Magazine:
Scott Daniel Ellison’s naive paintings bring to mind the simple joyful terrors of a ghost train, and the self-taught painter was always drawn to horror as a way of real fear. ‘I remember running through a pine forest at night when I was about ten, imagining I was being chased by creatures in the dark that I couldn’t see, just to scare myself,’ he remembers.
PDF of the magazine article:
Dazed and Confused, “Scott Daniel Ellison: Ghost Train Paintwork”