Paula M. Scott

Date and Place of Birth:1954, Molokai, Hawaii
1978: San Diego State University, Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
2007:  University of New Mexico, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Art Studio
Art Education:
2003: Non Toxic Etching, New Grounds Printshop, Regina Held
2005: Photogravure, New Grounds Printshop, Regina Held
2006: Basic Encaustic and Encaustic Collage with Patricia Seggebruch
2006: Water Based Monotypes and Monoprints with Catherine Kernan
2007: Advanced Intaglio: Selective Wiping, with Enrique Flores
2007: Digital Photography with Louis Kemper
2008: Layering with Acrylics with Nancy Reyner
2009: Mixed Media with Jesso Reno
2009: Encaustic Monotypes with Paula Roland
2009: Working with Digital Grounds with Patti Brady
2009: Printmaking II with Lynn Pierre, Central New Mexico Community College
2010: Going Larger with Encaustics with Ellen Koment, Santa Fe, NM
2010: Tsutsugaki-cone paste resist (Japanese textile dyeing) with John Marshall
2011: Watercolor and Encaustics with Ellen Koment
Awards and Prizes:
2002: 1st Place and Best of Show (3D category), New Mexico State Fair
2009:  Honorable Mention, New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science, “Being There: Photographers in Their Natural Habitat”
2011:  1st place in the New Vistas poster contest celebrating their 40th anniversary
2004, 2005, 2006: University of New Mexico Staff Artist Show
2005: Group Show with Juliana Coles, “Visual Journaling”, South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
2006:  Chamisa Hills Country Club, Rio Rancho, NM
2007:“52 Weeks”, Collaborative Group Show, Off Center Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
2007: Albuquerque Little Theatre, Four Hills Country Club, Chamisa Hills Country Club, New Mexico Trust and Bank, West Mesa Lovelace Medical Center, Jewish Community Center, Arts Alliance:  Albuquerque,NM
2008: Conceived, curated and exhibited in collaborative group show “8x8x8: Lucky Day, Lucky Number”, 105 Studios, Albuquerque, NM
2008: Arts Alliance Gallery, West Mesa Lovelace Medical Center, New Mexico Trust and Bank, Art 66 Gallery, Esther Bone Library, Loma Colorado Library, Coronado Monument, Scott Office Complex,  South Broadway Cultural Center: Albuquerque, NM
2009: Albuquerque Natural History Museum, West Mesa Lovelace Medical Center, Rio Rancho Chamber of Commerce, Esther Bone Library, New Mexico Trust and Bank, West Mesa Radiology Center, Loma Colorado Library, Albuquerque Little Theater, Scott Office Complex, Chamisa Hills Country Club, Factory on the Fifth Gallery (collaborative group show), South Broadway Cultural Center, Albuquerque, NM
2010: Rio Rancho Chamber of Commerce, West Mesa Lovelace Hospital, Esther Bone Library, Ballet Repertory Theater, "Alive!"
2011: BECA (Bridge for Emerging Contemporary Art) Double Solo Exhibition, "Incognito", group show at the Inn at Rio Rancho, "Fahionista" juried group show at The Wooden Cow Gallery, Rift Contemporary Artist group Show at the Inn at Rio Rancho. "Image New Mexico" - a group show held in Rio Rancho, conceptualized,curated and exhibited in "The Rail Yard Exhibit" held at the Kimo Theater Art Gallery, "Emerging Artists" a juried group exhibit at Creative Albuquerque, Joe's Pasta House, "Our Lady of Guadalupe" group exhibit at the South Broadway Cultural Center.
2012: "1 x 15: fifteen photographers, one model" group show at the Matrix Fine Art Gallery in Nob Hill, Printmaker's Studio group shows, Timbuctu Restaurant, New Mexico Bank and Trust, Lovelace Hospital
2013: Printmaker's Studio Gallery, La Junta Galleria in Bernalillo, NM,

Solo Shows:
2009: “The Damien Series”, Scott Office Complex, Rio Rancho, NM
2012: "E is for Ecclectic", Printmakers Studio 423 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM

Scott Office Complex, Rio Rancho, New Mexico

Artist In Residence:
Artist-in-Residence, the Petrified Forest National Park, AZ., October 10-23, 2010.

2001: Somerset Studio, special edition: “Gallery Vol. II”
2001: Somerset Studio, special edition: “Return to Asia”
2000: Rubberstampmadness, “Album of Art”
1999: Somerset Studio, special edition: “Gallery, Vol. I”
1998: Rubberstampmadness, May/June issue
1997: Vamp Stamp News, August issue
1996: National Stampagraphic, Winter issue
1996: Rubberstampmadness, July/Aug issue
1995: Rubberstampmadness, March/April issue
1995: National Stampagraphic, Fall issue

-Rio Rancho Art Association
-Rift Contemporary Artists
-Creative Albuquerque
-Creative Audience Building Consortium Committee
-Art Commissioner for the City of Rio Rancho (currently serving a 3 year term)
-President's Council of the New Mexico Committee of the National Museum for
Women in the Arts 2011-2012
-Creative Albuquerque Culture Count Committee