Surrounded by mountains, lakes, and streams in her Wyoming and Canadian Lake Country studios, Sandy Scott is an avid outdoorswoman and licensed pilot who lives the life she depicts. She is the daughter of an Oklahoma rancher and was trained at the Kansas City Art Institute. She has worked as an animation background artist and a commercial artist. When Scott is not in the studio, she travels the world in search of art and adventure.
Scott is a fellow of the National Sculpture Society and member of the National Arts Club. Her work is the collections of the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma; the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming; the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City; Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum in Wausau, Wisconsin; R.W. Norton Art Gallery in Shreveport, Louisiana; Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; and the Briscoe Museum. The Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas, and the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
The Briscoe Museum recently awarded Sandy the Legacy Award for Lifetime Achievement She has received major awards from the National Sculpture Society, including the Marilyn Newmark Memorial Award for Realistic Sculpture in the Classical Tradition and the Agop Agopoff Memorial Prize for Classical Sculpture, and the Cyrus Dallin Award for Sculpture from the Eitlejorg Museum. She is the recipient of the Society of Animal Artists Award of Excellence. Sandy won the Marcel Jovine President’s Prize for Flightless Tondo.