Catherine Scott Studio
I grew up in Philadelphia surrounded by gritty, urban decay which is no doubt, the origin of my facination with architecture, history and patinas.
Following a career as an architect I now spend my time painting in my studio in Colorado or roaming the high plains of the western United States with my camera. I photograph the old, weatherbeaten surfaces and patinas of old buildings and vehicles. These provide inspirations for paintings.
"Pentimento" is a term often used to define the revealing of a painting or part of a painting that has been covered over by later painting. I have always been attracted to the history implied by this term.
My painting method echoes this concept, involving constant experimentation as I make marks and cover them, leaving earlier marks revealed below later layers. As I add layers and work towards completion, the paintings eventually develop their own history.
Master of Architecture, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Certificate of Graduation, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.
2015 Rocky Mountain Water Media exhibition, Golden, CO.
2015 Featured in Colored Blocks Abstracts Collection, Saatchi Art.
2015 Featured in January Originals for Under $1000 Collection, Saatchi Art.
2015 NINE dot ARTS, gallery, Denver, CO.
2014 Solo exhibit Prairie Constructs, Longmont Museum, Longmont, CO.
2013 Group exhibit, LADCA, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, CA.
2006 Richard Schmid Art Auction juried exhibit, Fort Collins, CO.
2004 - 2012 Annual featured artist exhibit, Gallery East, Loveland, CO.
2004 - 2012 Annual invitational Art for Conservation exhibit, Legacy Land Trust, Fort Collins, CO.
2005 Three artist exhibit, Firehouse Art Center, Longmont, CO.
2004 Two artist exhibit, Lincoln Center, Fort Collins, CO.
2004 Rocky Mountain Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art, Fort Collins, CO.
2003 Colorado Art Open exhibition, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO.
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photos by Anne Jordan