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 an animated film on dyslexia titled Arrival/Departure, and he recently finished the short film Castletown, a film incorporating animation and still photography techniques.

Duce has 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 - 2019, a complete catalog of the In Public Series paintingsDuce 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
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Phyllis Weil, New York, New York (seven solo exhibitions)
Fashion Center Space for Public Art, New York City
Project 3W57, New York City (window installation)
Cavalier Galleries, Greenwich, Nantucket, and New York (six solo exhibitions)
Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia (three solo exhibitions)
Larsen Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Marie Park Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas
Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee (nine solo exhibitions)
Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (two solo exhibitions)
Arden Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts (three solo exhibitions)
Lisa Kurts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee (two solo exhibitions)
Christa Faut Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina (three solo exhibitions)
GSI Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Albany Museum of Art, Albany, Georgia
Vanier Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
L and B Viewing Gallery, Portland, Oregon
Museum of Arts & Sciences, Macon, Georgia (two solo exhibitions)
Museum Works, Aspen, Colorado
Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, North Carolina
Rutgers Barclay Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Marita Gilliam, Raleigh, North Carolina
Selected Group Exhibitions
Project 3W57, New York, New York
Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, New York
450 Broadway Gallery, “Blue”, New York, New York
Phyllis Weil & Company, New York, New York
Medialia Gallery, New York, New York
Cavalier Galleries, New York, New York
Hidell Brooks Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina
Larsen Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
Addison Ripley Gallery, Washington DC
Art Horizons, Two-Person Exhibition, New York, New York
Centennial Olympics, Olympic Village, Atlanta, Georgia
Brenda Kroos Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
Lizan Tops, East Hampton, New York
Marguerite Oestreicher Fine Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Larry Munson Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reynolds Fine Art, “Vista: Study of the Land”, New Haven, Connecticut
Bennett Galleries, Knoxville, Tennessee
Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, “A Sense of Place”, Montgomery, Alabama
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
SSC&B Lintas Worldwide, “Beauties/Beasties”, New York, New York
Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Georgia
Selected Collections
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