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
2003: Non Toxic Etching, New Grounds Print Shop, Regina Held
2005: Photogravure, New Grounds Print Shop, 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 Jesse 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
2014: Painted Intaglio with Lennox Dunbar at Making Art Safely
2017: Photographic Collage with Holly Roberts, Santa Fe, NM.
Awards and Recognition:
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
Honorable Mention: 2013 "Color It Red"-an annual juried online photography show
People's Choice: 2013 "Image New Mexico" an annual juried photography show held at the Matrix Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
People's Choice: 2016 Molokai Arts Center Annual Membership Show exhibited at the Molokai Library, Hawaii.
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, "Fashionista" 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, juried show: 24th Old Church Fine Arts Show sponsored by the Visual Arts Council of the Corrales Historical Society.
2013: Printmaker's Studio Gallery, La Junta Galleria in Bernalillo, NM, Image New Mexico at the Matrix Fine Art Gallery, Nob Hill, Esther Bone Library, Rio Rancho, O'Hare's Restaurant, Rio Rancho, NM, "Color It Red"-an on line juried photography show.
2014: Group Show: "Day 2 Day Prints" at the Arts Center of the Capitol Region, Troy, NY, Solo Show: Cafe Bella Coffee, Rio Rancho, NM, Group Show: "Image New Mexico 2014" at the Matrix Fine Art Gallery, Nob Hill, NM, Lovelace Hospital, Albuquerque, NM, Esther Bone Library, Rio Rancho, NM, New Mexico Natural History Museum, 'Naturescapes-celebrating 50 years of the wilderness areas' Oct. 17-Feb. 2, 2015.
2015: "Day 2 Day Prints" at the Arts Center of the Capitol Region, Troy, NY, New Mexico Natural History Museum, 'Naturescapes-celebrating 50 years of the wilderness areas' Oct. 17-Feb. 2, 2015, New Mexico Art League Group Show: Feb. 4- Mar. 1st, 2015.
2015/2016: "Chasing the Light": a photographic exhibit of images taken during various roads trips in New Mexico with fellow photographers, Pat Berrett and Tim Anderson, Nov. 5, 2015-Jan. 6th 2016.
2016: Molokai Arts Center Annual Members Exhibit: a juried show, Molokai Library, Hawaii.
2017: Molokai Arts Center Annual Members Exhibit: a juried show, Molokai Community Health Center and Molokai Public Library.
2018: Molokai Arts Center Annual Members Exhibit: a juried show, Molokai Community Health Center and Molokai Public Library.
2018: Hawaii Craftsmen Annual State Juried Exhibition, Honolulu Academy of the Arts Building.
2009: “The Damien Series”, Scott Office Complex, Rio Rancho, NM
2012: "E is for Eclectic", Printmakers Studio 423 San Mateo Blvd. NE, Albuquerque, NM
2014: Cafe Bella Coffee, 2115 Golf Course Rd SE #102, Rio Rancho, NM 87124
Scott Office Complex, Rio Rancho, New Mexico
Artist In Residence:
Petrified Forest National Park, AZ., October 10-23, 2010.
Hubbell Trading Post National Historic Site, Ganado, AZ, August 21-Sept. 4th, 2015
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
Member (past and present):
-Rio Rancho Art Association
-Rift Contemporary Artists
-Creative Audience Building Consortium Committee
-Art Commissioner for the City of Rio Rancho (currently serving a 2nd 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
-Molokai Arts Center
Commissions, Committees and Boards:
Rio Rancho Art Association (Communications and Special Projects Chair): 2006-current
Rio Rancho Arts Commission: 2010-current
Rio Grande Youth Art Show Committee: 2013-current
Molokai Arts Center: 2016-current
Hawaii Craftsmen: 2017-current
Volunteer art curator for the Esther Bone Library: 2008-current
Volunteer art curator for Cafe Bella Coffee: 2012-current
Art programs developed and presented at the Esther Bone Library: 2008-current
Rio Rancho High School Vans Shoe Design Contest (developed social media content, wrote newspaper articles and created videos to raise public awareness of the competition)
Rio Rancho Public School District Annual Senior Art Show (juror, developed social media content, wrote newspaper articles, created Flickr photostream sets specific to the show and videos to raise public awareness of this annual student art show)
Rio Grande Youth Art Show: an annual student art exhibit that showcases the art of students residing in the Sandoval County, NM: developed and launched all marketing efforts, created website, and social media platforms such as Facebook, YouTube channel, Flickr photostream, and Twitter to inform the public and promote the show. Also participated as a juror.