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Phantom

Scott Wixon
New York, NY

About the Artist

Scott has worked and lived in Tribeca in Manhattan since 1975. He grew up on Cape Cod and returns there often. He received a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. He has a love of nature and the sea, but also enjoys the energy of the city. He has traveled extensively and sampled the art and culture of the world. All of these influences and passions have informed and affected his work. Scott’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Guggenheim Museum. He has artworks in the Guggenheim Museum permanent collection, as well as in private and corporate c…

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About the Artist

Scott has worked and lived in Tribeca in Manhattan since 1975. He grew up on Cape Cod and returns there often. He received a Masters of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. He has a love of nature and the sea, but also enjoys the energy of the city. He has traveled extensively and sampled the art and culture of the world. All of these influences and passions have informed and affected his work. Scott’s work has been exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and the Guggenheim Museum. He has artworks in the Guggenheim Museum permanent collection, as well as in private and corporate collections. This past summer he was awarded a residency at the Cill Rialaig Project in Ballinskelligs, Ireland, where he created eight water color and colored pencil works on paper.

Artist’s Work

Get the breat
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Get the Beat

By Scott Wixon

More then enough
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More then Enough

By Scott Wixon

Blue windows
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Blue Windows

By Scott Wixon

Funnel
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Funnel

By Scott Wixon

Lights out 2
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Lights Out

By Scott Wixon

Beach front
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Beach Front

By Scott Wixon

Getting luppy
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Getting Luppy

By Scott Wixon

Dream state
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Dream State

By Scott Wixon

Ringside
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Ringside

By Scott Wixon

Weathervane
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Weathervane

By Scott Wixon

Through a window
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Through a Window

By Scott Wixon

Phantom
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Phantom

By Scott Wixon

Summer wing ding
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Summer Wing Ding

By Scott Wixon

Culture clash
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Culture Clash

By Scott Wixon

Scales
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Scales

By Scott Wixon

Testing the waters 3
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Testing the Waters

By Scott Wixon

Selected Exhibitions

  • Sideshow Gallery The Greatest Show On Earth: Sideshow Nation VI
    Brooklyn NY, 2018
  • Lichtundfire Gallery Past as Prologue or the Effects of Modernism on Contemporary Art
    New York, NY, 2017
  • Andre Zarre Gallery
    New York, NY, 2002

Press and Accolades

  • “All kinds of abstract elements crowd Mr. Wixon’s modestly sized canvases. Puzzling together biomorphic, expressionistic, geological, spacey and funky forms in confectionery colors, he creates dense jazzy improvisations of infectiously playful freedom.” —Ken Johnson, The New York Times

Education

  • Yale University, MFA
    New Haven,1972 
  • Massachusetts Collage of Art and Design, BFA
    Boston,1970