Scott Prior

Scott Prior, Backyard in Spring, 2013, oil on board, 8 1/2 x 8 inches
Scott Prior, Backyard in Spring, 2013, oil on board, 8 1/2 x 8 inches

Exhibitions

Scott Prior, Bedroom, 2006, oil on panel, 8 1/2 x 8 inchesBedroom
2006
oil on panel
8 1/2 x 8 inches
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Selected Exhibitions

2015         Scott Prior, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE

2013-14     Still Life Lives!, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

2006         Painting Summer in New England, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA

2005        Human Figures by the World’s Art Masters, Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Art, Nagoya, Japan

2005         Innocence, New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT

2003         DeCordova Collects: Gifts from Stephen and Sybil Stone, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

2002         Painting in Boston: 1950-2000, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

2002         Changing Prospects: The View from Mount Holyoke, Mount Holyoke College of Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

2001         Landscapes Seen and Imagined: Sense of Place, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

2000         Light on the Familiar: The Paintings of Scott Prior, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA; also traveled to University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

2000         Figure, Fantasy and Illusion: Selections from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

1999         Re-Presenting Representation IV, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY

1998         Capturing the Sublime: Contemporary Landscape Painting, Fuller Museum of Art, Brockton, MA

1998         Valley Realists, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

1998         New England Impressions: Paintings from Life, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, MA

1997         Realism in 20th Century American Painting, Ogunquit Museum of American Art, Ogunquit, ME

1996         Face and Figure in Contemporary Art, Boston Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA

1996         Reinventing Realism: Contemporary American Perspective, Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA

1994         The Label Show, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1991         Boston Art Dealers Association Selection, Bank of Boston, Boston, MA

1991         The Object: Found, Observed, Imagined, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA

1991         Illustrating Nature: The Art of Botany, National Academy of Design, New York, NY

1990         Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ

1987         New Work by Old Friends, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1987         The Beautiful, The Sublime, The Picturesque, Newton Arts Center, Newton, MA

1986         Boston Collects, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1984         Urban Visions/Countryside Views, University Art Gallery, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

1984         Emerging Massachusetts Painters, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1982         A Private Vision: Contemporary Art from the Graham Gund Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

1982         Herbert Plimpton Collection of Realist Art, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1980         Clark University, Worcester, MA

1980         Directions in Realism, Danforth Museum, Framingham, MA

1980         Realism in New England, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

1979         Art of the State, Recipients of Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowships, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

1978         Art from Corporate Collections, Whitney Museum Downtown, New York, NY

1976         Patron’s Choice: Artists Under 35, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

1975         19th Annual Print Exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

1973         New Talent in New England, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

Awards and Residencies

1986          Award in Painting, St. Botolph Club, Boston, MA

1985          Grant, National Endowment for the Arts

1979-80    Residencies, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

1979          Fellowship, Massachusetts Artists Foundation

1977          Residency, Ossabaw Island Program, GA

1974-76    Residencies, MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH

Education

1971 B.F.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

Selected Collections

  • Berkshire Art Museum, Pittsfield, MA
  • Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
  • Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA
  • DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
  • Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
  • St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
  • Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
  • St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
  • Fidelity Inventments, Boston, MA
  • Ruth and John D. West Collection, The Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowic, WI
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