Sandy Scott was trained at the Kansas City Art Institute and worked as an animation background artist for the motion picture industry before turning her attention to etching and printmaking in the 1970's and sculpture in the 1980's. Scott, the subject of an informative new book titled Spirit of the Wild Things - the Art of Sandy Scott, maintains studios in Fort Collins, Colorado/ Lander, Wyoming and Lake of the Woods, Ontario, Canada.
Her awards and prizes for sculpture and etching are impressive. They include the National Academy of Design, Allied Artists, New York Pen and Brush Club, American Artists' Professional League, Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, all in New York. Sandy also received a gold medal for sculpture from the National Academy of Western Art.
She is on the teaching staff for the Scottsdale Artist School, Loveland Academy of Fine Arts, and Brookgreen Gardens Master Classes.
Scott's work may be seen in many public installations and museums, including the National Museum of Wildlife Art (Jackson Wyoming), R.W. Norton Museum (Shreveport, Louisiana), Trammell Crow Corporation (Chicago, Illinois), Museum of Arts and Crafts (San Antonio, Texas), Museum of the Horse (Rudoso, New Mexico), The United States Military Academy (West Point, New York), Brookgreen Gardens (Murrells Inlet, South Carolina) and the Gilcrease Museum (Tulsa, Oklahoma).
In 1998, Gilcrease Museum honored Scott with a retrospective. She is represented by many prestigious galleries across the country and participates in many annual juried exhibitions including: Prix de West, Autry, Northwest Rendezvous, Cheyenne Frontier Days Museum Show, and National Wildlife Museum Fall Exhibition.