David Winfield Scott
(1916 - 2009)
David Winfield Scott was active/lived in District Of Columbia, California. David Scott is known for modernist imagery, landscape painting.
Biography David Winfield Scott
A curator, museum director, and established watercolor painter, David
Winfield Scott has embraced both realism and abstraction in his long
career. He was born in Massachusetts, and during his childhood
lived in Iowa and Nebraska before moving to Claremont, California,
where his father took a professorship at Pomona College. In 1933,
at age 16, he earned a degree from The Webb School and took a summer
painting class with Millard Sheets, who was leading the American Scene
movement in California.
Scott attended Harvard University but spent one year between his
sophomore and junior year at Claremont because of ill health, and again
studied with Sheets. He became active in the Laguna Beach Art
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