Sandy Scott

Sandy Scott

Surrounded by mountains, lakes, and streams in her Wyoming and Ontario Lake Country studios, Sandy Scott is an avid outdoors woman and licensed pilot who and lives the life she depicts. Trained at the Kansas City Art Institute, she worked as an animation background artist for the motion picture industry. A Fellow of the National Sculpture Society, she has won many awards for sculpture and etchings, and her work is in numerous museum collections, including the Gilcrease Museum, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, R. W. Norton Museum, and Brookgreen Gardens. In 2014, the Briscoe Museum awarded Scott the Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement. Recently, she received four major awards: the National Sculpture Society 2015 Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award for realistic sculpture in the classical tradition; the National Sculpture Society 2016 Agop Agopoff Memorial Prize for classical sculpture; Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence; and again in 2017, the National Sculpture Society Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award for realistic sculpture in the classical tradition

In 2016 and 2017, Scott was honored with a retrospective that traveled to several museums, including Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, and the National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, Wyoming. The retrospective features work from the past 50 years of her career.