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Sandy Scott

Biography - Sandy Scott

Sandy Scott was trained at the Kansas City Art Institute. She worked as an animation background artist for the motion picture industry before turning her attention to etching and printmaking in the 1970s' and to sculpture in the 1980s'.

A licensed pilot for over 30 years, she feels her knowledge of aerodynamics has been helpful in achieving the illusion of movement in her bird sculpture.

Her list of awards and prizes for sculpture and etching is impressive. It includes:

-The National Academy of Design, New York

-Allied Artists, New York

-New York Pen and Brush

-American Artist's Professional League

-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York.

-Gold Medal for Sculpture, National Academy of Western Art

Sandy is on the teaching staff of the prestigious Scottsdale Artists' School in Scottsdale, Arizona and the Loveland Academy of Fine Art, Loveland, Colorado. These art instruction institutions include the top recognized professional artists on an international level.

She is a member of the following juried organizations:

-American Artist's Professional League - New York

-Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club - New York

-New York Pen and Brush

-Society of Animal Artists

-Northwest Rendezvous Group

The Thomas Gilcrease Museum honored Sandy with a major retrospective exhibition in

"Rendezvous '98".

"Spirit of the Wild Things", a book about Sandy's work was published in 1998.

Sandy's work may be seen in many public installations and museums, including: National Wildlife Museum, Jackson, Wyoming; 1% for Arts Fountain Commission, Albuquerque, New Mexico; Opryland Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee; Margaret Thatcher, Great Britain; R.W. Norton Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana; Trammell Crow Corp., Chicago, Illinois; Museum of Arts and Crafts, San Antonio, Texas; R.D.Hubbard Collection, Ruidoso, New Mexico; Western Art Exhibit, People's Republic of China; President and Mrs. George Bush, Houston, Texas; Ritz Carlton Hotel, Aspen, Colorado; Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina: and President and Mrs. Gerald Ford, Vail, Colorado, United States Military Academy, West Point, New York.