Scott Anderson



Scott Anderson has exhibited widely at numerous institutions and galleries, including, the MCA, Chicago, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Neuberger Museum of Art, Parrish Museum of Art, Nerman MOCA, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, Galerie Richard, Paris, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, and Carl E. Smith Gallery, Los Angeles. He has received multiple awards including a Pollock-Krasner award, and the William and Dorothy Yeck Award. In 2015 Anderson was a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Madison, ME.  Anderson’s work has been reviewed in several publications including the New York Times, Artforum, Art News, Art Pulse Magazine, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times, among others.  Scott Anderson is an associate professor at the University of New Mexico.    





2015                Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2003                University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign [ m.f.a. ]

1997               Kansas State University [ b.f.a. ]


Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

*denotes solo exhibition

2016                *Supper Club, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

*Supper Club, CES Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015                *solo booth with CES Gallery, LA, Pulse Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL

*Wiseguys, CES Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Kansas, with David Leigh, Phil Space, Santa Fe, NM

2013                Future Perfect Tense, with Orion Wertz, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University,

                                    Auburn, AL

2009                *Join or Die, Stux Gallery, New York, NY (Catalog)

2008                *Rendezvous Point, Light and Sie Gallery, Dallas, TX (Catalog)

                        *Misiisto, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007                *Guru, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Leipzig, Germany

2005                *Re Krei, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

                        *Aneksi, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

2004                *Neo Pejzago, Galerie Jean-Luc and Takako Richard, Paris, France  (Catalog)

  1.                *12x12, New Artists New Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

*Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

*Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH.

  1.                *Esperanto for Forage, Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, IL


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016                Alcoves 16/17, New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM,

                                    Curator: Merry Scully

2015                Inside/Outside, Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME, Curator: Michelle Grabner

The Fantasy of Representation, Beers London, London, 

                                    United Kingdom, Curator: Andrew Selgado

Ducks: LA, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA

2014                Ducks, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Curator: Ryan Travis


                        Reverb II, Bowling Green State University Galleries, Bowling Green, OH,

2013                The 10th Circle, VAST Projects, Las Vegas, NV, Curator: David Pagel (Catalog)

Reverb, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA (Catalog)

New Surrealism, Mirus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Little Man Pee Pool Party, Antena, Chicago, IL, Curator: Paul Nudd

2011                Streams of Consciousness, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS, Curator: Christopher


                        Always Nowadays, SCA Contemporary, Albuquerque, NM, Curators:  Larry Bob

                                    Phillips, and Karl Hoffman

2010                Underground Pop, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY, Curator: David

                                    Pagel (Catalog)

                        Bunny Redux, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, Curator: Aaron Baker

                        Cut, Shuffle, Draw, Columbus State University Galleries, Columbus, GA

                        Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA

                        Tethered to My World, Highland Park Art Center, Highland Park, IL,

                                    Curator: Phyllis Bramson



2010+1 Young Painters: The Miami University’s 21rst Century Painting

                                    Collection, Heistand Galleries, Miami University of Ohio, Oxford, OH

2009                Low Blow, Stux Gallery, New York, NY

            Beatutiful/Decay A to Z, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Landscape Affected, Haggerty University Gallery, University of Dallas, TX

2008                Future Tense: Reshaping the Landsdape, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY,

                                    Curators: Dede Young and Avis Larson

                        Wild Kingdom, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS

                        Wintergarten, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Berlin, Germany

                        West, Wester, Westest, Fecalface Dot Gallery, San Francisco, CA,

                                    Curator: Ryan Christian

Apocalypse Yesterday, Claremont Graduate University, Los Angeles, CA,

                                    Curator: David Pagel

                        Cultivating Instability, Cliff Dwellers, Chicago, IL, Curator: Iain Muirhead

New Work From Chicago, Road Agent Gallery, Dallas, TX

2007                Me and My Katamari, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006                Mutiny!, Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Curator: David Hunt

                        Homecoming, Epstein Gallery, Leawood, KS/Johnson County Community

                        College, Overland Park, KS, Curators: Bruce Hartman and Kent Smith

Après moi, le deluge, exhibition with Angelina Gualdoni, Adam Civanovic,

                                     Kroner, FA Projects, London, U.K.

We Build the Worlds Inside Our Heads, Freight & Volume Gallery, New York,


2005                Strange Fictions, Tarble Art Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL

                                    Curator: Chris Kahler. (Brochure)

2004                Architecture Untethered, Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C. (Brochure)

Two-person exhibition with Aaron Baker, Community College of Southern

                        Nevada, Las Vegas, NV (Brochure)

The Babble of Towers, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA,

                        Curator: Orion Wertz. (Brochure)

Mental Space, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin.

Curator: JJ Murphy

2003                Post-Digital Painting, Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook Academy,

                                    Bloomfield Hills, MI.  Curator: Joe Houston.  (Catalog)

                        Painting!, University Art Galleries, Central Michigan University,

                                    Mt. Pleasant, MI.  Curator: Julia Morrisroe.  (Catalog)

  1.                Painting and Illustration, Luckman Gallery, California State University at

L.A., Los Angeles, CA.  Curator: Adam Ross

                        Social Landscape, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY.

Nubo Wave Map Space Bubble, University Galleries, Illinois State University,  

                                    Normal, IL.  Curator: Barry Blinderman.  (Brochure)



Artner, Alan G., Chicago Tribune, March 21, 2008 (image)

Artner, Alan G., “Scott Anderson’s Odd Beauty,” Chicago Tribune

            April 18, 2003 (image)

Artner, Alan G., “Gallery Season Guide,” Chicago Tribune, September 2001

Artner, Alan G., “Visions by four.  The theme is apocalypse, the art, Inventive.”

Chicago Tribune, August 10, 2001, p.32         

Azizian, Carol, “Cranbrook exhibit driven by technology,” Flint Journal,

January 3, 2003

Beautiful/Decay, Issue X, featured artist, (Cover image and interior images)

Beautiful/Decay, Issue Z, (image)

Beautiful/Decay, Book 6, “Future Perfect”, (image)

Biro, Matthew, Contemporary, issue #69, 2004, p.77

Blinderman, Barry, “Painting in the Digital Age,” essay for 4th Annual Miami

University Young Painters exhibition, January 2003

Blinderman, Barry, essay from “Nubo Wave Map Space Bubble,” brochure,

            January 2002 (image)

Bon Magazine, “Young Masters,” Fall 2007, pp. 57, 60, 64, (images)


Brunetti, John, “Scott Anderson and Cyber-Landscape,” The C.A.C.A. Review,

            October 2003, p. 3

Camper, Fred, “Imperfect Worlds,” Chicago Reader, April 11, 2003,

            pp. 26 – 27 (image)

Champaign-Urbana Octopus, April 13-19, 2001 (cover image)

Chomin, Linda Ann, “Post-Digital exhibit captures painting ‘of the moment’,”   

            Observer & Eccentric, March 6, 2003


Cohen, Keri Guten, “Artists use technology in paintings,” Detroit Free Press,  

January 5, 2003

Colby, Joy Hakanson, “’Post-Digital Painting’ pumps new technology into aging

art form.”  Detroit News, January 30, 2003

Cook, Christopher, catalog essay for Revolucio, on the occasion of Join or Die, Stux

            Gallery, New York, NY

Dawson, Jessica, “Design and Structure in 3-D,” Washington Post, Thursday, October

            21, 2004

DiMichele, David, “Painting and Illustration at the Luckman Gallery,”       

Artweek, December 02/January 03

Droitcour, Brian, “Publish or Parrish,”, Scene and Heard, August 22,


Ellegood, Anne, essay for “Architecture Untethered” exhibition, September 2004


Ernst, Eric, “Between Pop and Postmodern,” 27 East, East Hampton Press +

            Southampton Press, September 27, 2010

Farstad, Julie, Mouth to Mouth, Spring 2003, pp. 43-44 (image)

Finch, Leah, “Scott Anderson”, New Art Examiner, March-April 2002, pp. 78-79


Finch, Leah, “Apocalypse Next Week,” Dialogue, September 2001,

pp. 31-35 (cover image)

Genocchio, Benjamin, “Today’s Landscapes, Tomorrow’s Dystopia, New York Times,

            June 1, 2008

Green, Tyler, art blog entry,, October 2004

Grabner, Michelle, essay for “Inside/Outside” at Common Street Arts, Waterville, ME, July 2015

Haddad, Natalie, “Digital Simulation,” Real Detroit Weekly, March 12-18, 2003

Hannum, Terence, interview in Beautiful/Decay, issue “X,” pp. 44-53

            (images and cover image)

Houston, Joe, essay from “Post-Digital Painting” exhibition catalog, 2003,

pp. 11-13, (image)

Johnson, Grant,  Critics Pick,, April 2016

Johnson, Ken, “The Allure of the Homespun in the Maw of the Digital Age,”

            The New York, September 2, 2010

Jones, Richard O, “Future looks bright for digital painting,” Journal News

Hamilton, Ohio, January 24, 2003, (image)

Joyce, Julie, catalog essay, Light and Sie Gallery, Dallas, TX

Knight, Gregory and Silverman, Lanny, essay for exhibition at Chicago Cultural

            Center, September 2003

Landes, Jennifer, “Pop Goes Underground,” The East Hampton Star, December 31,


Moffett, Nancy, “30 and Below,” Chicago Sun-Times, March 29, 2003

Mouth to Mouth, “Word for Word,” collaborative interview with Aaron Baker, winter

            2004, pp. 15-21 (image)

Murphy, J.J., essay accompanying “Mental Space” exhibition, January 2004

Neuhoff, Tony, “Apocalypse Next Week,” New Art Examiner, November-

December 2001, pp. 93-94

New American Paintings, Volume #35, September 2001 (image)

New American Paintings, Volume #53, Fall 2004 (image)

Pagel, David, “In Scott Anderson’s ‘Supper Club,’ Pretty Isn’t the Point,” Los Angeles Times,

            April 14, 2016 (image)

Pagel, David, “Utopian Abstraction,” Art Pulse Magazine, No. 17, Volume 5, 2013 (image)

Pagel, David, catalog essay, Galerie Jean-Luc and Takako Richard, Paris France

Pagel, David, “Dramatic in any language,” Los Angeles Times, April 8, 2005 (image)

Park, Steve, “No Soup Cans in This Pop Art,” Newsday, 2010

Playboy Magazine, reproduction of painting used to illustrate article, “What is the

            Meaning of it All?” May 2005, pp. 64-65 (image)

Ross, Adam, essay accompanying the exhibition, “Painting and Illustration,” September


Spector, Buzz, catalog essay from “Painting!,” Central Michigan University, Mt.   

            Pleasant, MI, October 2003 (cover image)

Spector, Buzz, essay from “Apocalypse Next Week” exhibition brochure,

            July 2001 (image)

Champaign-Urbana Octopus, “Today in Eight Parts graces I-Space,”

            March 16-22, 2001 (image)

Tysh, George, “Art 1010101010101010, Cranbrook’s ‘Post-Digital Painting’

boots up wild new worlds,”  Metro Times, January 29, 2003   

Wertz, Orion, exhibition brochure essay from “The Babbel of Towers”, October 2004

The Wolf Magazine for New Poetry, artist in residence, issue no. 23, June 2010

Wolff, Rachel, “Pop Goes Mighty Mouse,” Art News, Summer 2010, p.33



2006                Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2003                William and Dorothy Yeck Award

2001                Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship


Lectures and Residencies

2013                Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, February 21

2012                University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA, February 23

2011                University of Arizona, Tucson AZ, September 7

Indiana University, Bloomington IN, January 21-22

2010                Atlantic Lecturer, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont CA,

                                    February 15-19

2005                Art Center, Pasadena CA, April 4

2004                University of Notre Dame, South Bend IN, October 14-15

                        Community College of Southern Nevada, Las Vegas NV, October 21

2003                Illinois State University, Normal IL, August 24-September 20

Eastern Illinois University, Charleston IL, March 19

University of Wisconsin, Madison WI, February 3-28

                                    School of the Art Institute of Chicago, December 13

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