James Powell Scott
(1909 - 1982)
James Powell Scott was active/lived in Arizona. James Scott is known for landscape, figure, portrait, mural.
Biography James Powell Scott
A painter, lithographer, illustrator and teacher, James Scott was Professor of Art at the University of Arizona, Tucson beginning 1935.
He was born in Lexington, Kentucky and studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and with Boris Anisfeld, Francis Chapin, and Louis Ritman. From 1930, he began exhibiting at the Art Institute, and among his awards from the Institute was the Coolbaugh Scholarship, which allowed him to attend the Institute from 1930 to 1932. In Chicago, he also earned the Municpal Art League Prize for Water Color; Art Students League Exhibition Prize, Chicago, 1931; and first prizes in exhibitions of the Tucson Fine Arts Association in Arizona.
Reflecting his life in Arizona, he illustrated Dusty De
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