Scott Duce


Scott Duce Biography

American, b.1956

Scott Duce is an international artist working in New York.  Duce’s work is included in many corporate, museum, and private collections. Notable collections include Random House, General Electric, IBM, Pfizer, Inc., Capital Holding Corporation, McGraw-Hill Corporation, Petroplus Holdings, Switzerland, Seagrams-Montreal, Canada, and the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden.  Among his awards and honors he received a National Endowment for the Arts/SECCA artist grant.
Duce’s work has been exhibited throughout the United States, with several solo exhibitions in New York City, Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, and internationally in Paris, France; Florence, Italy; and Lima, Peru.   He has had many commissioned works, including Bell South, Atlanta; White Elephant Resort, Nantucket; Embassy Suites Hotels, and the Knoxville Museum of Art, as well as many private commissions.
Duce is continually producing paintings, drawings, and animated films for an active exhibition schedule, he is in production on several new hand-drawn animation films; including a series of animated shorts on dyslexia, and he recently finished the film Castletown, a film incorporating animation and still photography techniques.
Duce has recently published a book of drawings titled Wild Traces: Drawings from Brush Creek Ranch and is working on two new books; Augury Series: symbols as language as meaning, and In Public, 2004 - 2017, a complete catalog of the In Public Series paintings 
Duce continues work as a visual film/animation advisor as well as creating digital designs, storyboards, and concept art for film and animation projects.   In addition to his studio work he is currently a visiting professor at Sarah Lawrence College in the department of filmmaking and moving image arts.

1981, Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Utah, cum laude , Salt Lake City, UT
1983, Master of Fine Arts, Boston University, emphasis in painting and drawing, Boston, MA

Mar 20-Apr 28, 2017, Contemporary Still Life, New York, NY
Nov 1-Dec 2, 2016, Cavalier Galleries 30th Anniversary, New York, NY
Jan 22-Feb 29, 2016, American Paintings: 150 Years of Exceptional Representational Works , Greenwich, CT
Jan 19-Mar 13, 2015, Winter Group Show, New York, NY
Nov 22-Jan 31, 2015, Winter Group Show, Greenwich, CT
Jul 21-Sep 1, 2014, Color, Light and Movement: Stimulating the Senses, New York, NY
Apr 3-30, 2014, Scott Duce: In Public Series, New York, NY
Sep 20-Oct 20, 2013, Figurative Group Show, Greenwich, CT
May 11-28, 2012, Cityscapes: A Century of Urban Landscapes, Greenwich, CT
Mar 11-15, 2011, Group Exhibition: Recent Works by Gallery Artists, Greenwich, CT
Jul 1-Sep 8, 2014, Summer Group Show, Greenwich, CT
*Exhibits internationally

Aluminum Company of America
American Telephone & Telegraph
American Life Insurance Company
Bellarmine College Library
Caesar Pelli Hotel, Cleveland, Ohio
Eastman Pharmaceuticals
EdiGraficia, Firenze, Italy
General Electric
Hospital Corporation of America
Hunter Museum of Art
Hyatt Hotels
IBM Corporation
Instituto Cultural Peruano, Norte Americano, Lima, Peru
Kemper Group
King and Spalding, Atlanta, Georgia
Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences
MBNA American Bank
McGraw Hill Corporation, New York, New York
McDonalds Corporation, Illinois
Prudential Insurance Company of America
Reading Museum of Art, Reading, Pennsylvania
Seagrams, Montreal, Canada
Sherwin Williams
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Florn, New York, NY
State of Georgia
Sterling Winthrop, Inc.
Suffolk County Law School, Boston, Massachusetts
Telecom USA
University of Texas at El Paso
U.S. Embassy, Stockholm, Sweden
Instituto Cultural Peruano Norte Americano, Lima, Peru

Artist Lecture, Pratt Manhattan, New York, NY
Visiting Artist and Lectures, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Visiting Artist and Lectures, Colorado State University , Colorado Springs, CO
Visiting Artist and Lectures, Instituto Cultural Peruano Norte Americano, Lima, Peru
Artist Lectures, Atlanta College of Art and Art Institute of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
Gallery Lecture, Gwenda Jay Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gallery Lecture, Phyllis, Weil Gallery, New York, NY
Gallery Lecture, Macon Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, GA
Artist Lecture, Columbia Coastal College, Myrtle Beach, SC

2006, American Art Collector, Feature Article
2006, Plum TV, Live Interview, “Art News - Scott Duce Exhibition at Cavalier Gallery
2004, Catalogue, Scott Duce-Paintings, Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, Connecticut
2004, Catalogue, “Conversation with Scott Duce”, Phyllis Weil Gallery, New York
2004, New York One Television, Interview “Business of Art-Scott Duce at Phyllis Weil Gallery”
2002, Southern Accents, “Art-Framed Art-Contemporary painters have begun to play  with and redefine the concept of boundaries, borders, and frames”, by Gussie Fauntleroy
2000, Catalogue, Scott Duce: Azulejos Panel Paintings, Phyllis Weil Gallery
1998, Catalogue Essay, Scott Duce-Poet of Landscapes, by Robert Metzger,
1998, Galerie Got, Paris, France
1998, Catalogue, Scott Duce-Oil Paintings, Arden Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
1997, Catalogue Essay, Scott Duce: Passeggiata, by Suzanne Harper, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia
1994, American Artist, Instilling a Sense of Mystery in Painting: Scott Duce, by Stephen Doherty, December
1993, Art Papers, Review/Scott Duce at Bennett Galleries, by Dorothy Joiner
1993, Catalogue Essay, Scott Duce New Paintings, by Margaret Mathews-Berenson, Phyllis Weil Gallery, New York
1992, Catalogue Essay, Scott Duce: The Humanist Landscape and the Landscape of the Human, by Dorothy Joiner, Museum of Arts and Sciences
1991, Southern Accents, A Wanderer’s Landscape, by Steven Litt, October
1991, Art Papers, Review/Scott Duce: The Black Drawings, by Dorothy Joiner
1990, Catalogue Essay, A Sense of Place-Seven Contemporary Artists, by Diane Gingold, July
1985, Catalogue Essay, Southeast Seven 8, Southeast Seven Artist’s Exemplify Today’s Pluralism in Art, by John Yau
1985, Pace Magazine, Featured Artist – Scott Duce, October issue