Sandy Scott was trained at the
Kansas City Art Institute and worked as an animation background
artist for the motion picture industry before turning her
attention to etching and printmaking in the 1970's and sculpture
in the 1980's. Scott, the subject of an informative new book
titled Spirit of the Wild Things - the Art of Sandy Scott,
maintains studios in Fort Collins, Colorado; Lander, Wyoming;
and Lake of the Woods, Ontario, Canada.
Her awards and prizes for sculpture
and etching are impressive. They include the Allied Artists
New York Pen and Brush Club, American Artists' Professional
League, Catherine Lorillard's Wolfe Art Club, and the National
Academy of Design, all in New York, and a gold medal for sculpture
from the National Academy of Western Art. She is on the teaching
staff for the Brookgreen Gardens Master Classes and the Scottsdale
Artist School Loveland Academy of Fine Arts.
Scott's work may be seen in many
public installations and museums, including: Brookgreen Gardens,
Murells Inlet, South Carolina; Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma;
Museum of Arts and Crafts, San Antonio, Texas; Museum of the
Horse, Ruidoso, New Mexico; the National Museum of Wildlife
Art, Jackson, Wyoming; R. W. Norton Museum, Shreveport, Louisiana;
Trammel Crow Corporation, Chicago, Illinois; and the United
States Military Academy, West Point, New York. In 1998, Gilcrease
Museum honored Scott with a retrospective.
She is represented by many prestigious
galleries across the country and participates in many annual
juried exhibitions including: Autry, Cheyenne Frontier Days
Museum Show, Easton Waterfowl Festival, National Museum of
Wildlife Art, Northwest Rendevous, and the Prix de West.