Greg Bennett Contemporary Art

sam scott

Born:  Chicago, IL (1940)

Residence:  Santa Fe, NM (1969-Present)


EDUCATION
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
MFA Cum Laude in Painting and Sculpture
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI BFA in Painting
1960 Instituto Allende, San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico
Studies in Painting and Sculpture
Kenyon College, Gambier, Studies in Philosophy, Medicine and Religion
Teachers:  Clyfford Still, Philip Guston, David Hare, Grace Hartigan, Savatore Scarpitta,                      

Gerome Kamrowski, Joseph Goto, Nathan Olivera and Zubel Kachodoorian


SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
Museum and Public Art Spaces:  One Person Exhibitions
2011“Recent Acquisitions”, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2010“Sensory Crossovers: Synesthesia in American Art”, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM.

Traveled to the Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY
2009“Focus:  Sam Scott – New Acquisitions”, Harwood Discovery Series 3:  Art from the Collection, 

The Harwood Museum of Art, Taos, NM
2002“Sam Scott:  Watercolors”, La Maison Francaise (Museum of Contemporary Art), The Embassy of France, Washington, DC
2001“Sam Scott:  Watercolors of the Reserve Geologique”, Musee-Promenade de Saint Benoit, Digne-Les-Bains, France
1997-98“Sam Scott:  An American Voice” (Thirty-year Retrospective), Curator:  Jim Edwards Museumof Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1996“The Sound of the Sea:  Paintings, Monotypes, Bronzes and Assemblages”, Peoples Art Space, Corpus Christi, TX
1988“Sam Scott:  New Paintings”, Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1987-88“Sam Scott:  Recent Work”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1982“Sam Scott:  Recent Paintings”, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 
“Sam Scott:  Exploring the Cycles, 1972-1982” (Ten-year Retrospective), Yuma
Fine Arts Center, Yuma, AZ
1980“Sam Scott:  The Standing Figure” (Recent Monotypes), Phoenix Art Museum,Phoenix, AZ
1979“Sam Scott:  Paintings & Monotypes”, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
“Sam Scott:  Recent Paintings”, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
1977“Sam Scott:  Dream of the Navigator”, Longview Museum, Longview, TX
1974“Sam Scott:  Recent Paintings”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1972“Sam Scott:  New Paintings”, McCray Art Gallery, Western New Mexico University, 
Silver City, NM
1970“Sam Scott:  Paintings”, The Greer Garson Theater Gallery, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1964“An Exhibition of Paintings by Laurence Samuel Scott”, The University Club of Chicago, 
Chicago, IL

Museum and Public Art Spaces:  Group Exhibitions
2010“Sensory Crossovers Synesthesia in American Art”, Curator:  Sharyn R. Udall, (artists include:  Georgia O’Keeffe, Arthur Dove, Charles Birchfield, Joseph Stella, Jackson Pollock and Adolf Gottleib) Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
“Into the Void:  Abstract Art 1948-2008”, Curator:  Julie Sasse, (artists include: 
Alexander Calder, Jean DuBuffett, Josef Albers, Mark Tobey and Antonio Tapies), 
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2009“Recent Acquisitions”, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2008“Discovery 2:  Representational Works from the Permanent Collection”, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM
2007-08“An Eclectic Eye:  Selections from the Dan Leach Collection”, Tucson Museum of Art,
Tucson, AZ
2007“Bernard Plossu:  So Long, Vivre L’Ouest Americain, 1970-1985” (artists included: Eugene
Newmann, Sam Scott and Daniel Zolinsky), FRAC Haute-Normandie, 
Sotteville-Les-Rouen, France            
“Harwood Collects:  Recent Acquisitions”, Harwood Museum, Taos, NM
20064 Artists – 4 Directions:  Kate Breakey, Ed Mieczkowski, Sam Scott & Jeanette 
Pasin-Sloan”, Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
“Painting-Alive and Well!  Eight Master Artsits”, (artists included:  Agnes Martin, Zachariah
Rieke, Jim Waid, Eugene Newmann, Forest Moses, Susan Rothenberg, Sam Scott, and
Richard Hogan), Curated by Dr. Jonathoan Adams, University of NewMexico Art Museum,
Albuquerque, NM
2004“Mysteries:  Paintings from the Museum’s Collection”, Tucson Museum of Art,Tucson, AZ
2002-03“Realism to Abstraction:  Art in New Mexico, 1917-2002”, Curated by Robert Ewing, 
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
2002“Sam Scott and Friends at Ghost Ranch”, Tesuque Village Market, Tesuque, NM
“Five Allies:  Eugene Newmann, Frank Ettenberg, Reg Loving, Sam Scott and John
Connell”, State Capitol Rotunda and Governors’ Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Art Chicago 2002” (Featured Artist for Exhibitor), Susan Conway Gallery, Chicago, IL
“True Colors:  Meditations on the American Spirit” (Traveling Exhibition), Meridian             
International Center, Washington, DC, The National Arts Club, New York, NY, Sun Trust 
Plaza Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Topkapi Palace, Instanbul, Turkey, Cankaya Cultural Center, 
Ankara, Turkey, Hanager Arts Center, Cairo Egypt, The Allies Museum, Berlin, Germany
“Looking Back:  Interactions”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1999-2000  “Outward Bound:  American Art at the Brink of the 21st Century”, Hanoi Fine Arts             
Museum, Hanoi, Vietnam (other venues included:  Beiging, Shanghai, Hong Kong, 
Singapore, Jakarta, Bangkok and Manila)
1998“Collector’s Choice ‘98”, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
1997-98 “80th Anniversary Exhibition:  O’Keeffe’s New Mexico”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Tucson Artists:  1970-1997”, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
“Honored Alumni”, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ1995       
“Sandra D’Emilio:  A Curator’s Vision”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“A Sense of Place, State Capitol Rotunda and Governors’ Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1994-95  “Modernism:  Tracing a Tradition through New Mexico”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1994“Artistas Contemporane de Nuevo Mexico VIII Exposition International”, Feria International de los Libros, Guadalajara, Mexico
“The Plate Project”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1992-94   “The Prisoner of Conscience” (Red Bronze), Sculpture Garden, Museum of Fine Arts,
 Santa Fe, NM
1992 “Selections from the Permanent Collection:  American Paintings 1960-1990”, 
San Antonio Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
 “At Home in Tucson:  Selections from the Museum’s Collection”, 
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
“Impressions:  Printmaking in New Mexico 1880-1990”, Museum of Fine Arts, 
Santa Fe, NM
“The 75th Anniversary Show”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Southwest Visions”, Hadley-Whitney Museum, Lexington, KY
1991 “New Mexico Painting:  The Early Years”, El Paso Fine Arts Museum, El Paso, TX
“New Mexico Painting:  Then and Now”, El Paso Fine Arts Museum, El Paso, TX
1990 “Southwest ’90:  A Fine Arts Competition”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“On the Edge”, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado Springs, CO
1989“Just Paint”, Blue Star Art Center, San Antonio, TX
1988“Recent Acquisitions”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1987“Sam Scott and Don Bachardy:  Two Approaches to the Figure”, 
Saddleback College Art Gallery, Mission Viejo, CA 
“Statements ’87:  Artists of New Mexico”, Albuquerque Museum of Art, Albuquerque, NM
1986“Empowered Painting”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“The Human Figure:  An Invitational”, Stables Art Center, Taos, NM
“In the Space of Ten Years” (The Art Space Magazine’s Tenth Anniversary
Exhibition), The University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
“The New West”, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, CO
                “Foundry, Process”, North Dakota Fine Arts Museum, Grand Forks, ND
1985“Sam Scott and Dick Wray:  Recent Paintings”, The Nave Museum, Victoria, TX
                “Potential Acquisitions”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1984“Arizona’s Finest”, Tempe Fine Arts Center, Tempe AZ
“New Art, New Mexico”, Stables Art Center, Taos, NM
“Landscapes Seen”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1983“Another Great Love Affair”, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
“Three State Survey”, New Mexico Festival of the Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“The Arizona Printmakers Invitational”, Phoenix Arts Coming Together at the
the Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
“Artists in the American Desert”, Museum of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
“Recent Acquisitions”, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
“Yuma Southwestern Invitational”, Yuma Fine Arts Center, Yuma, AZ
“Atelier”, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Laguna Beach, CA
1980“Arizona Biennial”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1979“Arizona National Painting Competition”, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1978“Three Artists:  W. Eugene Smith, Sam Scott and Jeff Hoare”, Museum of Art,
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
“Collected in the Public Interest”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1977“First Annual Santa Fe Armory Show”, Armory for the Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Made in New Mexico”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Acquisitions, USA”, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center,
Colorado Springs, CO followed by a forty museum national tour
“Ten Take Ten”, Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
“Watercolor in New Mexico”, (juried exhibition), Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Prints of New Mexico Artists”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Five New Mexico Artsis”, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
(artists included: Ann Moul, Sam Scott, Eugene Newmann, Frank Ettenberg 
 and John Kidred)
“You’ve Got to Live Somewhere:  Twenty-Six New Mexico Painters”,
Tylor Museum, Tylor, TX
“Santa Fe Selects”, October Festival of the Arts, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1976“Annual Purchase Show”, University of New Mexico Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
1975“Biennial of Contemporary American Art”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
“Fourteen New Mexico Artists”, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO
“Selected Paintings of the J.B. Goodwin Collection”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1973“New Mexico Fine Arts Biennial”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1972“Museum of New Mexico Winter Show”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Fall Invitational” Roswell Museum, Roswell, NM
1971“73rd Western Annual”, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1970“Museum of New Mexico & Smithsonian Institute Traveling Show”
“Museum of Fine Arts Biennial Traveling Show”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM 
“Eight from Santa Fe”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM (curator:  Robert A
Ewing) (artists included:  Dennis Oxford Culver, Al Eylar, Dennis Hughes, Douglas Johnson, Matthew Matter, Jack Miller, Sam Scott, Mike Selig)
“Artsits’ Choice”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
“Southwest Fine Art Biennial”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1968“Baltimore Museum of Art Invitational”, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1967“Corcoran Museum Biennial”, Corcoran Museum, Washington, DC
1966“Baltimore Museum of Art’s Governor’s Show”, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore,MD
1965“Goucher College Painting Invitational”, Goucher College, Baltimore, MD

Galleries: One Person Shows
2009“Sam Scott:  Recent Paintings”, HCG Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006“Sam Scott: Figurative Landscape and Still Life”, Wiford Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2004“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2003“Sam Scott: The Morning Breeze”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
2002“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
2001“Sam Scott: Passion and Praise”, Parks Gallery, Taos, NM
“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1999LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
1997Cline LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
The Parks Gallery, Taos, NM
1996“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, January-March 1996, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
1994Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL
The University Club of Chicago, courtesy of Mindy Oh Gallery
1993“Sacred Dimension: The Recent Paintings of Sam Scott”, April 30-May 29, 1993,
Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
1990Sena West Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1989“Sam Scott: Acrylic Paintings and Works on Paper”, December 1989,
James/Schubert Gallery, Houston, TX
Arneson Fine Art Gallery, Vail, CO
Etherton / Stern Gallery, Tucson, AZ
1988Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
Arneson Fine Arts Gallery, Vail, CO
1987“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, Sena West Gallery, March 13-26, 1987, Santa Fe, NM
“Tenth Anniversary Exhibition”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
1986Conlon Grenfell Gallery, San Diego, CA
1985Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1984Sebastian Moore Gallery, Denver, CO
The New Gallery, Taos, NM
Mary Wright Gallery, Dallas, TX
Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1983“Sam Scott: Paintings & Monotypes”, November 1983, Lambert-Miller Gallery,
Phoenix, AZ
Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1982Lambert-Miller Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, May 1982, Gekas-Nicholas Gallery, Tucson, AZ
1981Galeria Elena, Newport Beach, CA
1980Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1979“Sam Scott: Paintings and Monotypes”, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, September, Scottsdale, AZ
“Sam Scott: Paintings and Monotypes”, Fox Fine Arts Gallery, November 1979
“Sam Scott”, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ
1978“Sam Scott: Paintings, Prints & Works on Paper”, May 28 – June 24, 1978, Clark-
Benton Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1977“Sam Scott: Recent Paintings”, August 4-September 7, 1977, Watson / DeNagy & Company, Houston, TX
Bob Tomlinson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
“Sam Scott: Recent Work”, June 18-July 17, 1977, Hills Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1976“Sam Scott: Paintings 1975-76”, July 2-30, 1976, Bob Tomlinson Gallery,
Albuquerque, NM
1974        “Sam Scott: The Young Man Series”, June 2-30, 1974, Tally Richards’ Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, NM
1973“Sam Scott: Recent Paintings”, March 1973, at the Sam Scott Studio,
arranged by Hill’s Gallery of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
1972        “Sam Scott: New Paintings”, May 28-July 5, 1972, McCray Art Gallery, Western New Mexico University
“Sam Scott: Recent Paintings”, Hill’s Gallery of Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM
1971“Sam Scott: New Paintings”, Tally Richards Gallery of Contemporary Art, Taos, NM
Gallery of Modern Art, Santa Fe, NM
Stephan Goodyear Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1970Gallery of Modern Art, Santa Fe, NM
1969Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1964The University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1963Gli Ciocari Gallery, Rome, Italy


Galleries: Group Shows
2010“Luminous Flux, Sam Scott & Matthias Düwel”, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
2009“12 Artists in Common – Redux”, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
“Confluence”, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO
“Superstars”, Gold Leaf Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2008“15th Anniversary Celebration”, Parks Gallery, Taos, NM
“Superstars”, Gold Leaf Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2005“The Pursuit of Joy is a Radical Act”, Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Galisteo,
NM. (Curator: Erika Wanenmacher)
2004“Watercolors: New Works by Diane Meyer and Sam Scott and Selected
Works by Bruce McGrew (1937-1999)”, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ
“Small Works”, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ
“New American Drawings 2004”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
2003“New American Drawings 2003”, Fred R. Kline Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Figure Show Invitational”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
“Still Life Invitational: Timeless”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
“Landscape Invitational: Memories”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
“Grand Opening Celebration”, Wiford & Vogt Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
“Small Works: The Summer Show”, Davis Dominguez Gallery, Tucson, AZ
2002“Solace”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
“The Magnificent Subject”, Wyeth Hurd Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Grids”, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Deck the Walls”, Susan Conway Gallery, Washington, D.C.
“Letter to the Land”, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2001“A Show of Colors”, The Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Contemporary Art Without a Mouse”, LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2000“Abstractions”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
“Summer 2000: Sam Scott, Charles Reid, and Bruce Honeycutt”, Susan Conway
Gallery, Washington, DC
“Klement, Plossu, Scott: Le Nouveau-Mexique se Rencontre en Provence”, Cafe’
Parisien Artspace, Marseille, France
1999        “Pushing the Medium: Watercolor Landscapes by Dennis Haggerty, Robert Parker,
Sam Scott and Jim Wagner”, The Parks Gallery, Taos, NM
1998“Collage and Landscape”, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
“Art 2 Heart”, Conlon Siegal Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
“Spring Preview: Sam Scott, Gary Komarin and Mark Eisendrath”, Susan Conway
Gallery, Washington, DC
“Collages and Landscapes”, LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
“Abstraction”, Robischon Gallery Summer Show, Denver, CO
“Sam Scott and Wiley Ware New Paintings”, Select Art Gallery, Sedona, AZ
1997Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO, other artists included Judy Pfaff, Robert
Motherwell, John Buck, Mario Reiss, Creighton Michael
“Small Works”, Select Art Gallery, Sedona, AZ
“Implied Nature” with Judy Pfaff, Robert Motherwell, John Buck, Mario Reis,
Creighton Michael, and others, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
“Robert Motherwell, Master Prints”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
“Collectors Choice”, Cline LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
1996“Robert Motherwell, Theodore Waddell, Betty Woodman, Ida Kohlmeyer, Janis
Provisor, Robert Ecker, Sam Scott, and Judy Pfaff”, August 23-September 20, 1996,
Gallery 44, Boulder CO.
“The Nude”, April 1996, The Select Art Gallery, Sedona, AZ
“Current”, February-March 1996, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
1994“Homage to Camus”, Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL
                “Cultured Pearl”, Mindy Oh Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992Etherton / Stern Gallery, Tucson, AZ
                “Southwest Painters”, Art Selection Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1991“Blue Chip”, Gallery 44, Boulder, CO, courtesy of Robischon Gallery
“Amnesty International Benefit Invitational Show”, Sena West Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“A Sense of Place”, Benefit for the Wilderness Society, Peyton-Wright, Santa Fe ,NM, courtesy of Sena West Gallery
1990“Monotypes”, James Gallery, Houston, TX
1989“Major Works”, Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
1988“Time in the Desert”, Prairie Lee Gallery, Chicago, IL
1986“Introducing Francoise Gilot, Jurgen Gorg and Sam Scott”, Joy Tash Gallery,
Scottsdale, AZ
“Scott, Schumacher, Seigal”, Mary Wright Gallery, Dallas, TX
“Reg Loving, Sam Scott, Jim Waid”, Wright Gallery, Dallas TX
1984“Sam Scott and Eugene Newmann, Recent Monotypes”, Keats Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1983“Still Lifes: An Invitational”, Ernesto Mayans Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Sam Scott and Carl Johanson”, November 5-December 30, 1983, Eason Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Nerve”, October 22-November 4, 1983, Eason Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Animals”, Marilyn Butler Fine Arts Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1983“New Mexico Monotypes”, Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1982“From Taos to Tucson: Harold Joe Waldrum, Sam Scott, Emmy Lou Whitehorse  and Frank Ettenberg”, April 6-24, 1982, Foundations Gallery, New York, NY
1980“Monotypes”, March 29-April 24, 1980, Tibor DeNagy Gallery, New York, NY
(artists included: Roy Ciarrochi, Forrest Mosses, Sam Scott, Clifford Ross and
Maurice Golulov)“80-81”, Galeria Elena, Newport Beach, CA
1979“New Mexico in the Bay Area”, Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, organized by Linda
Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
“Gallery Artists Group Exhibition”, Marilyn Butler Fine Art, October 18-December
22, 1979, Scottsdale, AZ
“Monotypes from Presstime Studio at the University of Arizona”, Joseph Gross
Gallery, October 1-19, 1979 (artists included: James G. Davis, Judith Harper, Tim
McDowell, Bruce McGrew, Chip Pique & Sam Scott)
1977“Recent Figurative Works”, August 26-September 24, 1977, Bob Tomlinson Gallery,
Albuquerque, NM
1976        “Opening Exhibition: New Location”, February 1976, Harlan Gallery, Tucson, AZ
(artists included: Bob Gray, David Grojean, Sidney Guberman, Ronn Ives, Nancy
Tokar Miller, Jeffrey Mitchell, Sam Scott, Jim Waid and David Zweifel)
“First Move”, May 1976, Bob Tomlinson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (artists
included Sam Scott, Beth Ames Swartz, Richard Thompson, Frank Ettenberg,
Harold Waldrum, Rebecca Davis, John Connell, Reg Loving, deWyane Harrison,
Eugene Newman, and John Anderson)
“Prints”, August 1-27, 1976, Bob Tomlinson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM (artists
included: Sam Scott, Beth Ames Swartz, Richard Thompson, Frank Ettenberg,
Harold Waldrum, Rebecca Davis, John Connell, Reg Loving, deWyane Harrison,
Eugene Newman, and John Anderson) Sam Scott, Beth Ames Swartz, Richard
Thompson, Frank Ettenberg, Harold Waldrum, Rebecca Davis, John Connell, Reg
Loving, deWyane Harrison, Eugene Newman, and John Anderson)
1975“Two-Man Show”, Watson / DeNagy Gallery, Houston, TX
1973“Edinburgh Arts ‘73”, July 29-Septemer 9, 1973, The Richard DeMarco Gallery,
Edinburgh, Scotland
1972“1972 Fall Invitational”, September 17-October 11, 1972, Roswell Museum,
Roswell, NM (artists included: Garo Antreasian, Madelyn Forman, Ted Egri,
William Goodman, Jim Hill, Megan Lloyd Hill, Janet Lippincott, Bruce Stark
Lowney, Charles Mattox, Peter Rogers, Fritz Scholder, Sam Scott, and Geraldine
Zeiger
“1973 New Mexico Fine Arts Biennial of the Museum of New Mexico”, May 20-
September 9, 1973, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM (curator: Don Strel)
1971“Save Our Rivers: Christmas Benefit Show”, presented by the Santa Fe Artists for
River Defense, Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM (artists included: Fritz Scholder, Sam
Scott, Janel Lippincott, Roger Schultz, Dennis Hughes, John Wagner, Peggy
Wagner, Forest Moses, Kris Hotvedt, Jerry West, and others)
1963“Jon Lopez and Sam Scott”, February 27-March 8, 1963, Galleria “La Saletta”,
Frosinone, Italy
1962“A Show of Recent Work: Statements in Form”, March 2-16, 1962, The New
Gallery, Taos, NM
1951“21st Annual Student Exhibition”, May 1951, Katharine Lord’s Studio

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS 
Books
2008Behind the Paint.  Author:  Ken O’Neil, Forward:  Sam Scott, published by Stone Coral Press, Taos, NM, ISBN 13:  978-0-9816202-0-6
2007The Year the Sun Died.  Author:  Kenneth Lincoln, Cover Image:  Sam Scott, 
published by Publish America, Baltimore, MD, 2007, ISBN 1-4241-3137-5
White Boyz Blues: A Memoir.  Author:  Kenneth Lincoln, Cover Image:  Sam Scott, 
published by Fulcron Publishing, Golden, CO, 2007, ISBN PS29.L56A32007
Encounters with Beauty:  Excerpts from an Artists Journal 1963-2006. Author: 
 Sam Scott, Edited and Introduction:  William Peterson, Photography:  Mankus Studios,  
 Fresco Fine Art Publications, LLC, Albuquerque, NM  ISBN 0-9679034-4-0
An Ecclectic Eye:  Art from the Dan Leech Collection.  Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
How the West Was One.  Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM
2006Santa Fe Bohemia:  The Art Colony 1964-1980.  Text:  Eli Levin. English Edition published 
 by Sunstone press.  Pg. 133, 138, 141, 146, 178, 201.  Chapter:  Sam Scott’s  Studio, 
 Pg. 154-158 (3 illustrations).  Chapter:  Comparing the Styles of Ettenburg, 
 Scott and Newmann, Pg. 166, 167.  Postscript:  Sam Scott, Pg. 292, 293 
(3 illustrations).  ISBN  10:0865345139
2005New Mexico Artists at Work.  Text:  Dana Newmann.  Photography:  Jack Parsons.
Published by Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa, Fe, NM.  ISBN  0-89013-439-1
2004Ces Mervielleux Carnets de Voyages.  “Sam Scott:  Carnets d’Amazonie”.  Text: 
 Farid Abdelouahab.  Produced by Archipel Studio, Paris, France.  224 pages and 250 
 photographs and illustrations.  French edition published by Readers Digest. 
 (English, Dutch, Flemish, German, and Spanish Translations)
Sam Scott Drawings, Watercolors, Oil Paintings.  Critical Essay:  William Peterson.       
 Biographical Essay:  Jim Edwards.  The New Mexico Artist Series, 92 pages. 
FrescoFine Arts 
 Publications, Albuquerque, NM.  ISBN  0-9741023-3-4
Georgia O’Keefe and New Mexico:  A Sense of Place.  Text:  Barbara Buhler Lynes, 
Lesley Poling-Kempes and Fredrick W. Turner.  Sam Scott, pp. 113-119.  The Georgia 
O’Keeffe Museum and the Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.  
ISBN 100-691-11659-8
2003Abstract Art:  The New Mexico Artists Series.  Curated:  Stuart Ashman. 
Forward: Robert Ewing.  Inroduction:  Stuart Ashman.  Artists Profiled by:  Suzanne Deats. (38 artists including: Ken Price, Larry Bell, Eugene Newmann, Sam Scott)  Sam Scott, 
pp. 74-80, color plates.  
Fresco Fine Arts Publications, Albuquerque, NM.  ISBN  0- 9741023-1-8
2002Adventures with Ed:  A Portrait of Abbey.  Author:  Jack Loeffler.  Images:  Sam Scott, 
pp. 128, 218. University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM.  ISBN 0-8263-2387-1
1999Les Hautes Vallees de L’Asses de Haute Provence.  Images of 50 Watercolors by Sam Scottthroughout 253 pages, photographs by Daniel Zolinsky, text by Helene Vessian.  Three 
front piece paintings.  Published by L’Union Europeenne, L’Etat Francais, Le Conseil 
Regional Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur. Le Conseil General des Alpes de Haute-Provence
1997Sam Scott:  An American Voice, Paintings 1967-1997.  48 page exhibition catalogue.             
 Critical Essay:  William Peterson.  Manuscript Editor:  Getty Museum, Los Angeles,             CA.  Biographical Essay:  Jim Edwards.  10 color plates.  Published by Museum of             
New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM
1995How, Then Shall We Live?.  Author:  Wayne Muller.  Published by Bantam Books, 
 Sam Scott, pg. 91.
1993Foundry/Process:  Cast Sculpture by Charles Arnoldi, Ron Cooper, Laddi John Dill, 
Una Hanbury, Robert Hawzous, Allan Houser, Win Knowlton, Agnes Martin, David 
Pearson, Irene Pijoan, Fritz Scholder, Sam Scott, Patrick Simpson, and Bradford Smith.  
Photography:  Michael Tincher.
Santa Fe Art.  Author:  Simone Ellis.  See Chapter:  “O’Keefe, Transcendentalism and             Abstract Art”, closing paragraph and quotes, p. 64, color plate p. 84, and cited on cover 
 jacket.  Publisher:  Crescent Books/ Random House.
1992Printmaking in New Mexico 1880-1990.  Author:  Clinton Adams.  Sam Scott, pp. 89, 
149, 91, and illustration.  University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM
Artists of 20th Century New Mexico:  Museum of Fine Arts Collection.  Color                         
illustrations, p. 120.  Museum of New Mexico Press, Santa Fe, NM
1988Sam Scott:  Recent Work.  32 page exhibition catalogue.  11 color plates.  Forward:             
Robert Quinn.  Monograph:  William Peterson.  Publisher:  Tucson Museum of Art,             Contemporary Images III, The Stonewall Foundation Series.  ISBN  0911611-14-2
1977-2011    Who’s Who in American Art.

Magazines and Newspapers
2010The Santa Fe New Mexican:  Pasa Tiempo Magazine, February 26-March 4, 2010,
“Running with a Fork”
The Santa Fe New Mexican:  Pasa Tiempo Magazine, February 19-25, 2010,
“Beauty is on the Tongue of the Beholder”
2009The Santa Fe New Mexican:  Pasa Tiempo Magazine, October 16-22, 2009, “Everything Starts
with a Line”, by Douglas Fairfield
THE Magazine, June, 2009,  
The Taos News:  Tempo Magazine, Taos, NM, January 29-February 4, 2009, “Works by Sam
Scott at Harwood”, pg.12, color plate.
Horse Fly Magazine, Taos, NM, January 15, 2009, “P/Reviews Harwood, MRM”, by Steve Fox,
Cover story with color plate on pg. 15.
2008ORION Magazine, July/August 2008, “Landscape Totems:  Paintings by Sam Scott”, Author:
Peter Nabokov, pp. 38-43. (3 color plates)
2006Santa Fe Reporter, September 20-26, 2006, “Zane’s World: Old Dogs, No Tricks”, Author:
Zane Fischer, pp. 28, (1) color plate.
2005Albuquerque Journal, July 24, 2005, “Pursuit of Joy should not be missed”, Section
F, pp 6.
Santa Fean, Vol. 33 – No. 9, October, 2005; pp 66-67, (2) color plates
THE Magazine, July, 2005, "The Universe of Artist Sam Scott”, pp 20-21 (2) illustrations.
Focus Santa Fe, June/July, 2005, “A Voice for Peace” by Tim Wiford " pp 20-23,
(6) color plates.
2004The Santa Fe New Mexican: Pasa Tiempo Magazine, January 23-29, 2004,
“Agents of Change”, by Teri Thomson Randall, pp. 34-35, (3) color plates.
 Art-Talk, March 2004,– cover image “Lyrical Painter of Nature: Sam Scott” and
interview "The Painter in Tune with the Sacredness of Things", pp. 26-7.
2002The Santa Fe New Mexican, June 8, “For Museum of Fine Arts, a tour de force”.
Westword, September 13, 2002, "Terrible Beauty", Rocky Mountain News, pp. 11D.
2000L 'Express, No.2536, February 10-16. “Mediterranee: Provence-Alpes-Cote d'Azur.
Exposition: Le Nouveau-Mexique se rencontre en Provence”. Illustration. Writer:
Letizia Danneny.
Liberation, February 12-13. “Rencontre a Santa Fe”. Illustration.
La Provence No. 987, February 17, p. 5. “L' Aquarelliste Sam Scott arpent Les
Hautes Vallees de L'Asse”. Illustration.
1998Washington Post, Global Web Site, lead page, color illustration, March 6-9.
www.washpost.com/museum
Washington Post, Art Section, "Scott, Comarin and Eisendrath at Susan Conway" by
Ferdinand Protzman, p. C7, March 6.
1997Taos News, "Sam Scott exhibits 'passion, paint and praise'", by Phaedra. Illustrated,
p. C7, November 13.
Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, "Becoming Beautiful" by Kat
McCloud, cover and lead story, pp.32-33, four color illustrations, November 21
Albuquerque Journal North, "Capturing the Sound and Fury" by Wesley Pulkka, P.6,
color illustration November 27.
House Beautiful, January, painting in Kitchell collection, pp. 52-53.
1996Artscen, January/February 1996, “Van Gogh viewing was transformational”, by Pam
Horton, pp. 10-11.
El Palacio: the Magazine of the Museum of New Mexico, Summer/Fall, "My Friend"
by Sam Scott, pp. 58-61, illustrated.
Denver Westword, February 29-March 6, 1996, "Earthly Delights", by Michael
Paglia, illustrated, Vol. 19, No. 27.
The Denver Post, February 15, 1996, Backstage: Arts and Entertainment Section,
“Abstract Reparations: Givings natural for Scott, Detre", by Steven Rosen, illustrated.
Rocky Mountain News, February 11, "Art: Critic's Choices ", by Mary Voetz
Chandler, Cover Story, illustrated.
Rocky Mountain News, February 9, "Art: Critic's Choices ", by Mary Voetz
Chandler, Cover Story.
Rocky Mountain News, Art Section, February 2, 1996.
The Denver Post, January 26, 1996, “Gallery happenings”, illustrated.
1995The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, July 21-27, 1995, "Scott gives
museum 288 drawings to honor D’Emilio, Turner", pp. 12 & 55.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, June 27; "Museum gets two donations of art", p. B-3.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, June 11; Editorial page, My View column, "Together,
we have a chance to save the Rio Grande", photo p. D-1.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, May 26-June 1, 1995; "Sam
Scott's advice: Be maladjusted to the empire", by Gussie Fauntleroy, photo, pp. 34.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, May 26; "Integrating Instruction
with Landscape", by Kathleen Sandrin, p. 16.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, February 8, lead story Santa Fe section, "Santa Fe
Painter to Speak to U.N. delegates".
1994The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, November 18; "Sam Scott:
Interpretation of Art & Life", by Kathleen Sandrin, photo p. 12.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, December 24; "The Night
Before Christmas", photo pg 7, paragraph and quotes p. 8.
The Christian Science Monitor, June 17; "The Paintings of Sam Scott", by Marilynne
S. Mason, half-page color illustration.
Rocky Mountain News, Spotlight Magazine, May 2, 1994, "Scott's paintings a
disturbing search for truths of the spirit", by Mari1ynne S. Mason.
THE Magazine of the Arts, May, "John Connell and Sam Scott at the Cloud Cliff
Living Art Space", by Ellen Berkovitch.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, Pasatiempo Magazine, March 5; "Sam Scott", by
Gussie Fauntleroy, photographs, pp. 5-6.
1993The Christian Science Monitor, June 17, 1993, “Art Now: The Symbolic Language
of Abstraction”, by Marilynne Mason.
1992The Austin Chronicle, November 27, 1992, “S.A. Permanent Collection: Deep in the
                     Art of Texas”, by Gerald Burns, Vol. XII, No. 13, Austin, TX.
1991Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, January/February 1991,
"Drawn into Painting" (featuring: Sam Scott, Tom Lieber, Richard Hogan), color
                     illustration, pps. 60-61.
1989The Houston Post, December 12, 1989, “Nature’s colors, patterns inspire
‘markmaker’”, by Susan Chadwick, pp. D-1 & D-2.
1988        Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Fall, Feature Article 
"The Language of Abstraction", by William Peterson, color illustration
1987The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1987, “Scott has intensive workshop in inner drawing
techniques”, by Dean Balsamo.
Santa Fe Reporter, March 11, 1987, “Sam’s Show: Great Scott”, by Suzanne Deats,
pp. 19
Tucson Citizen, December 18 and December 24; "On the Edge" Sam Scott and the
Smogran Family Collection, by Charlotte Lowe.
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Summer 1987, cover and
feature article "Sam Scott: In Ascension", pp. 60-61 & 86.
Southwest Profiles Magazine, February, cover and feature article "Sam Scott".
America West Airlines Magazine, January; "Artists of the American Desert",
featuring Georgia O'Keeffe, Bruce Lowney, Sam Scott and Jim Waid.
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, October 1987, "Empowered
Painting: Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe”.
“In The Space of Ten Years," Artspace Invitational, University of New Mexico
Museum of Fine Arts, three illustrations.
Los Angeles Times, November, "Sam Scott at Conlon Grenfell," by Robert McDonald.
1984unknown publication, January 13, 1984, “Visual Arts: Artists seek out the intimate
in the abstract”, by Deborah Phillips, pp. 18.
Santa Fe Reporter, 1984, “The Art of Taking Risks”, by Amy Laurent.
Artlines, June 1984, cover, "Abstract Master," Sam Scott, Abstract Master, and
interview, “Sam Scott: Order on the Amorphous Swarm", pp. 12.
1983Artlines, October 1983, “The Nerve Show”, Vol. 5, No. 8, pps. 20 & 42.
Arizona Business Gazette, June 13, 1983, “Gallery Tour: Lambert-Miller moves,
tows favorites along”, by Mark Barrack, pp. 8, section A.
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Spring 1983, by William Peterson.
1982Arizona Business Gazette, November 22, 1982, “Gallery Tour: Daring paintings,
sculptures enliven exhibit”, by Mark Barrack, pp.8, section A.
Que Pasa?: The Yuma Daily Sun, November 26, 1982, “Stuff of the World in Sam
Scott’s work”, by Patrick McCune, pp. 2.
Que Pasa?: The Yuma Daily Sun, November 12, 1982, “Paintings at the Center”, by
Patrick McCune, pp. 33.
The Arizona Republic, November 15, 1982, “Soft-spoken painter values relationship
with art”, by Ed Montini.
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, 1982, “Sam Scott at Lambert-
Miller, Phoenix and at the Yuma Art Center”, by William Peterson, pp. 90.
The Arizona Daily Star, May 9, 1982, “Works convey feeling of romantic fantasy”,
by David Horne, pp. 7.
1981unknown publication, “Sam Scott: Tucson, Arizona”, by Robert Quinn.
Arizona Daily Wildcat, November 5, 1981, “Faculty art exhibit has bazaar quality”,
by Mike McDonald.
unknown publication, “It’s a Modern Stone-Age Art”, by Jeff Parker.
Art Voices South, March and July, "Interview with Sam Scott, The Recent
Paintings", by Robert M. Quinn.
1980Arizona Living, April 25, 1980, “Art Review: Sam Scott’s Paintings and Monotypes”.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, “Art Review: Scott presents figurative monotypes”, by
William Peterson.
Scottsdale (AZ) Daily Progress, “Humanist as printmaker: The Sam Scott
Monotypes”, pp. 14.
Gazette Art Reviewer, 1980, “Sam Scott Exhibit: Light, Color, Energy” by Marlan Miller.
The Round Up, March 19-25, 1980, Vol. 5, No. 11, “The Painterly Prints of a
Painter: Sam Scott’s Monotypes”
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, September, "Sam Scott, New
Monotypes at the Linda Durham Gallery".
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Summer.
Art News, Summer, "Bulletin from New Mexico". American Artists of Renown.
1979The Arizona Daily Star, 1979, “Art Notes: Printmaking to be exhibited”, by Jacqi Tully.
El Paso Herald-Post, October 26, 1979, “Artyfacts: Fugitive figurative painter plans
workshop”, pp.12.
Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Fall 1979, Cover and story,
"Sam Scott" by William Peterson, pps. 9-13.
1978The New Mexico Independent, January 6, 1978, “The arts are a well hidden secret
and have no strong advocate”, Vol. 82, No. 12, by V.B. Price.
Santa Fe Reporter, June 5, 1978, “A Feat Phenomenal, If Not Miraculous”.
Art News, September.
Who’s Who in the West.
1977Rocky Mountain News “NOW”, July 17, 1977, “Arts Now: 10 works of 10 artists
reveal vital insights”, by Irene Clurman, pp. 14-15.
Longview Morning Journal, May 22, 1977, “Museum Exhibitor to Give Lecture”, by
Suzanne Thomas.
Longview Morning Journal, June 5, 1977, “Exhibits will End Museum Year”, by
Suzanne Thomas.
unknown publication, February 27, 1977, “Five to Show at UNLV”, by J. B. Smith.
Arts News, December.
unknown publication, 1977, “On Diplay: The Magnificent Three”.
Santa Fe Reporter, October 13, 1977, “Las Varias Exhibiciones: Los Buenos y los
Malos”, by Pedro Ribera-Ortega.
Santa Fe Reporter, October 13, 1977, “Galleries: Critique ‘What is Actually
Happening Here?’”, by Walter Loniak, pp. 3A.
The Santa Fe New Mexican: Viva Arts, 1977, “SF Selects underlines ‘Western’ art’s variety”.
Santa Fe Reporter, 1977, “Galleries: Critique ‘Gifts from the Galleries’”, by Walter Loniak.
Artifact: A New Mexico Newsletter of Media and the Arts, Special Supplement in
Summer/Fall 1977, “The Santa Fe Armory Show”, Vol. 1, No. 3.
unknown publication, 1977, “First SF Armory Show Scheduled”, by Don Fabricant.
unknown publication, May 1977, “Art Review: New gallery features ‘blue chip’
artist”, by Sam Scott.
Artweek, July 16, 1977 "Sam Scott, The New Mexico Land", by William Peterson.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, May 12, 1977, “Arts Festival rejects artists’ proposal”,
by Anne Hillerman, pp. A16.
The Santa Fe New Mexican: Viva Arts, May 22, 1977, “Letters to the Editor: Arts
festival protested”, by The Committee for the Armory Show.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, May 27, 1977, “Festival unit rejects delegate suggested
by artists group”, by Anne Hillerman.
The Santa Fe New Mexican: Viva Arts, May 29, 1977, “Letters to the Editor: Protest
is Childish”, by Bettina Steinke.
The Santa Fe New Mexican: Viva Arts, May 29, 1977, “Letters to the Editor: Other
artists paved the way”, by Bernique Longley.
unknown publication, 1977, “Artists Decide to go Alone in OctoberFest”, by Peter
Potterfield, pps. 3-4.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1977, “Hills features Sam Scott’s art”.
Houston Chronicle, August 9, 1977, “Dream painting show vibrant and engaging”,
by Charlotte Moser, Section 1, pp. 21.
1976Artspace: Southwestern Contemporary Arts Quarterly, Winter 1976-77, cover &
interview "Sam Scott, The Dream of the Navigator", by William Peterson, pp. 18-23.
Artweek, July 17, "Sam Scott, Paintings 1975-76" by William Peterson, Vo. 7, #25.
Seers: Entertainment, August 13-27, 1976, “Big, colorful and expansive-Prints on
Exhibit at Local Gallery”, by Griffin Gaddie, pp. 17.
Santa Fe Reporter, February 19, 1976, “Painting for High Stakes” by Sam Scott.
Santa Fe Reporter, November 18, 1976, “Artist of Ennui”, by Sam Scott, pp. 3A.
The New Mexico Independant, 1976, “Art: Sam Scott show at Tomlinson’s Gallery
presents complex vision”, by William Peterson.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1976, “Arts: Tomlinson Gallery Makes a Bold Move to
Open in the Galeria”, by William Peterson.
Albuquerque Journal, July 11, 1976, “One-Man Show is Lyrical”, by Jennie Lusk.
Albuquerque Journal, July 16, 1976, “Galeria”, pp. A-7.
Santa Fe Reporter, July 29, 1976, “Open Door: Canyon Road North”, by Eli Levin.
1975-1976    A Magazine of the Fine Arts, "Sam Scott, Painting".
1975The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1975, “Perspectives: Santa Fean Scott to Jury Hobbs
                Art”, by Anne Hillerman, pp.21.
1974unknown publication, 1974, “Controversial painter to Show at Talley Richards’
Gallery of Contemporary Art”.
Albuquerque Journal, 1974, “Controversial Artist Has Taos Exhibition”.
unknown publication, 1974, “Sam Scott in Taos”.
unknown publication, 1974, “Considering Art” by John Hamilton.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1974, “Letter to the Editor: Fish or Cut Bait”, by Pamela Seddon.
The Taos News, 1974, “Taos Arts: Sam Scott exhibits work in Santa Fe”, by Regina Cooke.
The Taos News, June 6, 1974, “Young Man displays humour”.
unknown publication, April 28, 1974, “Sam Scott at Fine Arts”.
Southwest Art Magazine, April 4, 1974, “Recent Paintings: Sam Scott”, by Vicki
Baucum (Editor of Southwest Art Magazine).
1973        The Santa Fean, June 1973, “Fine Arts Biennial”, pp. 18.
1972        Southwest Art Magazine, featured article, "Sam Scott, Another Universe".
Silver City Enterprise, September 1972, “Letter to the Editor”, by George Kunzelman.
unknown publication, May 28, 1972, “Paintings by Sam Scott go on display at Hill’s”.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1972, “Santa Fe Art: Previewing the Museum’s New
Shows”, by Lynne Waugh.
1971The Santa Fe New Mexican, January 31, 1971, “Scott offers painting class”, pp. D2.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, March 21, 1971, “A review: Kirby show mature,
sensitive exhibit”, by Sam Scott.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, July 11, 1971, “Sam Scott: In the Studio”, pp. D3.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, July 25, 1971, “Santa Fe Art”, by Lynne Waugh.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 12, 1971, “Santa Fe Art”, by Lynn Waugh.
Albuquerque Journal, December 16, 1971, “Santa Fe Exhibit, Art Sale Planned for
River Defense”.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 19, 1971, “Santa Fe River Defense Fund Benefit”.
New Mexico Magazine, Holiday Issue, pg 44, color illustration.
1970The Santa Fe New Mexican, August 23, 1970, “Sam Scott opens SCF show with
afternoon reception”, pp. D3.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 13, 1970, “Santa Fe Art”, by V.G. Kirby.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1970, “Santa Fe Art”, by V.G. Kirby.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, 1970, “Santa Fe Art”, by V.G. Kirby.
unknown publication, 1970, “Santa Fean to Exhibit”.
unknown publication, 1970, “Sam Scott Paintings Exhibited at Greer Garson Theatre”.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, August 30, 1970, “Old Santa Fe attracts young modern
artists”, by Robert Ewing, pp. 3.
unknown publication, 1970, “MONM announces six circulating exhibits”.
The Santa Fe New Mexican, December 6, 1970, “Eight SF artists at MONM”.
1964-1965    Generation
1964unknown publication, 1964, “Market Place-Smells of Fish, Horses, Poetry”, by
Charles Eisendrath.
1963Di Messaggero di Roma, June 6, 1963, “Due artisti americani ospiti de Renato
Paluzzi”, by Luciano Renna.
Di Messaggero di Roma, February 28, 1963, “Il Tempo: Inaugurata la mostra di
Lopez e Scott”.
unknown publication, “Successo della personale dei due artisti americani”, by
                     Giulio C. Rotili.
1961unknown publication, November 5, 1961, “Fresh, Proficient: The New
                     ‘Generation’”.
1958-1960    Hika
1951The Evanston Review, May 31, 1951, “23 Katharine Lord Students Winn Ribbons in
Annual Show”.

Television and Radio
2002"Solace", 5:00 News, KUSA Channe19, Denver, CO September 10.
2001Susan Rubenstein, "Inside Out", on Radio Station KSFR 90.7 FM, May 6.
1998Wingspread Gallery News on Radio Station KHFM 96.3FM, February 19.
1997Wingspread Gallery News on Radio Station KHFM 96.3FM, November 4, 6 & 7.
1993"Sam Scott: An Interview", CNN-TV, Friday, May 7, Kathy Cuzka, producer.
1991Sam Scott: A Painter's Way documentary, twenty-eight minute movie made for
television. Producer, Kathleen Peters; directors, Nancy & Robert Althouse. Notes by
Godfrey Reggio, producer / director of the films. Koyaanisqatsi and Powazzatsi.
PBS-KUNM TV, Albuquerque, NM Colors Program, August 7.
1989Interview on PBS, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, TX.
1988"Sam Scott: Recent Work", WGUN-TV, Tucson, AZ, Narration: Robert Quinn, January 14.
1984"Sam Scott: An Interview", Channel 2 Television, Dallas, TX.
1983"Sam Scott: Paintings at Lambert-Miller", KOOL-TV Evening News, Phoenix, AZ.
1974"The Aesthetic End: The Painting of Sam Scott", KOAT-TV, Channel 7,
Albuquerque, NM, Narration: Arthur Sussman, May 19.

HONORS AND AWARDS
Artist Recognition
2010“Artist of the Year 2010”, Nominated by the Santa Fe Art Dealers Association, 
ArtSmart and Art Feast
2007One of three finalists for the New Mexico Book Awards Foundation “Best Book:
Other/Non-Fiction” Selected by the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Shops to be
included as a greeting card in conjunction with the exhibition “How the West was One”
2005“Portraits des Artistes de Region”, Chosen as a featured artist for an exhibition of portrait
photographs by Bernard Plossu of artists important to the Toulouse region. 
Musee de Ziem, Toulouse, France
2002Acclaimed Artists Series, New Mexico Arts Commission, Division of the Office of Cultural 
Affairs, Santa Fe, NM
2000One of five artists chosen to represent the Capital Art Collection in various media as a 
 “State Treasure”, Capital Building, Santa Fe, NM
1996Certificate of Appreciation, Santa Fe Arts Commission, City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1994Mayor’s Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts, City of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
Featured Santa Fe Artist, US West Telephone Directory, color illustration, p. 35
1990Award of Merit, Southwest ’90, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1988Painting chosen to be on permanent display, Albuquerque International Airports, 
New Mexico Arts Commission Award, Albuquerque, NM
1977New Mexico Arts Commission and Bishop’s Lodge Cash Award, Watercolor in New  Mexico, 
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1974Awarded the first single artist show offered to a living artist by that institution, 
Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1973 New Mexico Arts Commission Price, Southwest Biennial, Museum of Fine Arts, 
Santa Fe, NM
1970Weatherhead Foundation Purchase Prize, Southwest Biennial, Museum of Fine Arts,            Santa Fe, NM
19672nd Prize, Maryland Film Festival, 8mm Category, Maryland Institute, Baltimore, MD

Diplomatic and Curatorial Recognition
2006Panel Member, “Alive and Well:  Eight Master Artists”, University of New Mexico 
Art Museum, Albuquerque, NM
2002Guest Artist, Salon Series, Georgia O’Keeffe Museum, Santa Fe, NM
                Guest Speaker “Creative Thinking”, Leo Burnett Advertising Agency, Santa Fe, NM
1999One of three artists chosen by the State Department to represent the United States in 
person at its first post war cultural exchange with Vietnam, Meridian Foundation 
and the Kimsey Foundation (also included an exhibition “Outward Bound:  American Art at
                     the Brink of the 21st Century).
Invited to participate in the Odyssey Program, Harvard Business School, Executive 
Eucation Division, Boston, MA
1997Portfolio Review Board Member for tenure and promotion to full professor rank for
Robert Smith, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT
                Monothon Portfolio Review Panel Member, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1996Elected Supervising Member of the Pilar Action Committee to Save the Rio Grande ,Pilar, NM
1995Guest Speaker “The Mystic as a Creative Artist in the UN Community”, United Nations


Guest Lecturer “SITE Santa Fe”, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Panel Judge for mural competition for project at La Familia Medical and Dental Center,
City of Santa Fe Arts Commission, Art in Public Places Program, Santa Fe, NM
1994Guest Lecturer “Romantic Modernism”, Museum of Fine Arts Santa Fe, NM
Panel Member for E.A.S.Y. Series, New Mexico Arts Commission, Santa Fe, NM
1993Selected as a Delegate by People to People International Ambassadors Program to meet
with Ministers of Culture for the Republic of Vietnam. Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh cities 
on a a mission to reconcile American military personnel missing in action and to initiate 
the healing process
1988Panel Judge, North Carolina Art Council for Artist in Residence Program, Raleigh, NC
1987First artist to be featured with two covers and cover lead stories by Art Space Magazine,
Vol. 4, No. 1 and Vol. 2, No. 3
1986Panel Member, Art in New Mexico, International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles 
Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
1981Panel Judge, Southern Arizona Scholastic Art Competition, Tucson, AZ
1979Selected by the Pima-Maricopa Indian Nation as the artist to depict secret dance and
rituals, Casa Grande, AZ
1978Panel Member, Visual Arts Screening Committee, New Mexico Arts Commission, Santa Fe, NM
1977Elected by an assembly of 72 professional artists to be one of two artists to represent the  artist of Santa Fe at the City Council, Santa Fe, NM
Elected to coordinate, direct and hang, first Sana Fe Armory Show, Armory of the Arts,
Santa Fe, NM
1975Panel Judge, Tenth Annual Art Exhibition, Llano Estacado Art Association, Hobbs, NM
1972President of the Santa Fe Artists River Defense, coordinate, direct, and hang show of
artists to protect Rio Grande from defoliation with Agent Orange (a project directed by the Bureau of Reclamation), Successful in that defense.

Grants, Scholarships and Fellowships
1980Research and Material Grant, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1977-78   Artist-in-Residence Fellowship, Tamarind Institute of Lithography, Albuquerque, NM
HUD and EDDA Working Fellowship, , Artist-in-the-Schools Program
1976Cultural Awareness Center (special funding project), University of New Mexico,
Albuquerque, NM
1972Flora Witowsky Honorarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1969Walters Art Museum European Traveling Grant
1967-69   Full Tuition Scholarship, Hoffburger, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1964-65   Full Tuition Scholarship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
2009Guest Lecturer, “Pigmental Behaviors & Radiant Light for Painters”, 
Artist’ Materials Expo, Santa Fe, NM
2005Visiting Artist, Texas Tech, Lubbock, TX
Visiting Artist: Centennial Lecture Series, Texas Lutheran College, San Antonio, TX
2000Visiting Artist, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
1999Visiting Artist, Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM
1996Visiting Professor of Art, Texas A & M University, Corpus Christi, TX
1995Guest Lecturer “The Mystic as a Creative Artist in the UN Community,
venues included the University of the Streets for the UNSCR Cine and Video Club 
and the St. Francis Auditorium for the Museum of Fine Arts in Santa Fe, NM
Visiting Artist, New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, NM
1992Visiting Associate Professor of Painting & Drawing, New Mexico Highlands
University, Las Vegas, NM
Visiting Associate Professor of Painting & Drawing, Adams State College, Alamosa, Co
1990Visiting Associate Professor of Painting and Drawing, University of Texas at San
Antonio, TX
1989Professor “Master Painting Class”, Colorado Mountain College, Vail, CO
Artist-in-Residence, Arizona State University, Tucson, AZ
Hugel Visiting Artist, Lafayette College, Easton, PA
1988Artist-in-Residence, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
1987Artist-in-Residence, Tucson Fine Art Museum School, Tucson, AZ
1986Visiting Artist, College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
1979-83   Assistant Professor of Art, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1979        Guest Artist, University of Texas at El Paso, TX
1978-79  Visiting Artist/Scholar in Painting & Drawing and Assistant Professor in Painting &
Drawing, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
1976-77   Visiting Artist, Artist-in-the-Schools Program, Nevada Fine Arts Commission, NV and
the University of New Mexico Cultural Awareness Center, NM
1976Guest Artist, University of Texas, Arlington, TX
Guest Artist, Rice University, Houston, TX
1975-76   Artist-in-Residence (courses taught:  “Painting Techniques:  An Intensive Workshop in
Non-Objective Painting”, and “Kodasho Workshop:  Moving Meditation Based upon the 
 Animals and the Elements”)
1975Visiting Lecturer, Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL
1973Lecturer, University of Edinburgh’s Melville College and the Richard DeMarco
Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
1972Guest Artist:  Flora Witowsky Honorarium, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1971Artist-in-Residence (Painting and Drawing), Santa Fe Workshops of Contemporary Art, 
St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM
Painting Instructor, St. John’s College, Santa Fe, NM
1970Guest Lecturer, Institue of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1966-69   Instructor, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
1966Instructor of Drawing and Advanced Drawing, University of Wisconsin, Peninsula, WI
Summer School of Art, Fish Creek, WI
1965-66   Lecturer in Painting and Art History, Morgan State College, Baltimore, MD

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Public
Albuquerque International Airport, Albuquerque, NM
AlbuquerqueMuseum of Contemporary Art, Albuquerque, NM
Capital Art Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
Colorado Springs Fine Art Museum, Colorado Springs, CO
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Governor’s Collection, State Capitol Building, Santa Fe, NM
Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Harwood Museum, Taos, NM
Montgomery Fine Arts Museum, Montgomery, AL
Musee des Promenades, Digne-Les-Bains, France
New Mexico Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Roswell Museum of Fine Arts, Roswell, NM
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX
Santa Fe Arts Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
University of Iowa Fine Arts Museum, Iowa City, IA
University of New Mexico Fine Arts Museum, Albuquerque, NM


Corporate
AT&T Corporation, Denver, CO, Miami, FL, and New York, NY
Frito-Lay Corporation, Dallas, TX
IBM Corporation, Miami Fl and Tucson, AZ
Jelco Corporation Building, Minneapolis, NM
Hyatt Hotel, Charlotte, NC
Los Alamos National Bank, Santa Fe, NM
Valley National Bank, Tucson, AZ
Westinghouse Electric Corporation, Norman, OK

Private
Dore Ashton, New York, NY
Larry Bell, Taos, NM
Grant Barnes, Los, Angeles, CA
Phillip and Helen Casady Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Susan Conway and Patrick Oliphant, Santa Fe, NM
J.B. Goodwin Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Bruce and Harriett Newell, Carmel Valley, CA
Gerald and Katie Peters Trust, Santa Fe, NM, New York, NY and Dallas, TX
William Peterson and Jan Schmitz, Los Angeles, CA
Fritz Scholder Estate, Galisteo, NM
David Hare Estate, NM and WY
Grace Hartigan, Baltimore, MD
Jon and Nancy Kitchell Collection, Scottsdale, AZ