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Jane Scott

 (born 1920)
Jane Wooster Scott was active/lived in California.  Jane Scott is known for folk art-Americana.

Biography  
Jane Scott


In the "Guinness Book of Records" as one of the most reproduced artists in America, Jane Wooster Scott began copying work by folk artists such as Grandma Moses and gradually evolved into her own style. A turning point for her career was a joint showing at the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles with her comedian friend, Jonathan Winters. It was mostly a business crowd, and she sold 40 paintings in an hour.

Scott grew up in the Philadelphia area and moved West following her dream to be a movie star. She quickly learned that goal was not for her, but became the host of a talk show where she interviewed movie stars. Then she married and quit that work, becoming a full-time mother.

Currently (2002) she resides in homes in Los Angeles an  ...  Displaying 750 of 1366 characters.



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About  Jane Scott

Born:  1920
Known for:  folk art-Americana