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J SCOTT WILSON

A full-time painter, graphic designer and part-time writer, Scott has shown his art in more than three dozen successful exhibitions since 1998. In 2011, he established his studio, J. Scott Wilson Fine Art and gallery in Manzanita. The following year he renamed it Seagrass Gallery, and began showcasing other artists alongside his own works. In 2014, he relocated the gallery to this larger space, which is Polaris Gallery to accommodate larger works, sculpture and installations.

 


timeline

2018  poster, harvest festival, lower nehalem land trust, manzanita, or

2018 poster, PLAID FRIDAYS, sponsored by the city of manzanita, or

2018 poster, KIDS HOLIDAY FAIR, sponsored by the city of manzanita, or

2018  design/installation of Hoffman Center for the Writing Lounge, manzanita, or

2018  assisted in sponsoring The Hoffman Center Center for the Arts yearly gala, manzanita, or

2018 published and designed, Hoffman Center for the Arts brochure, manzanita, or

2018  summer paintings, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2018  group show, inner and outer landscapes, Cannon Beach Art Asso, june/july

2018  paintings, YOLK restaurant

2018  published, cover, The North Coast Squid, A Journal of Local Writing 2018

2017 poster, PLAID FRIDAYS, sponsored by the city of manzanita, or

2017 poster, KIDS HOLIDAY FAIR, sponsored by the city of manzanita, or

2017  published, poster, BETH WOOD, musician, ncrd performing arts center, nehalem, or

2017  published, logo design, Riverbend Players, manzanita, or

2017  fall paintings, new work, polaris gallery, or

2017  LANDSCAPES, group show, Cannon Beach Art Association, june/july

2017  published, editor/designer, manzanita tourist guide, city of manzanita, or

2017  summer paintings, polaris gallery, manzanita or

2017  CIRCLE BACK, judy sorrel, mixed media, april

2017  winter/spring, recent works, manzanita, or

2016  fall/winter, holiday paintings, manzanita, or

2016  published, "LOVE"  a painting, in the local literary magazine, THE SQUID

2016  poster, harvest festival, lower nehalem land trust

2016  exhibit "pop manzanita", polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2016   exhibit, "the vessel" paintings | Hickory Mertsching, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2016   exhibit, "GREEN", spring/early summer, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2016   exhibit, "winter romance", new paintings, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   my book published, THE BOOK UNBOUND, polaris gallery press, manzanita, or

2015   fall, kathleen ryan, GO FIGURE, polaris gallery, manzanita or

2015   july, installation, “an andy warhol 4th of july”, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   june, paintings, “summer vacation”, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   installation/show, “the book unbound”, library benefit, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   matthew dennison/ben rosenberg polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   group show, winter’s coat, powell’s book store, portland, or

2015   group show, winter’s coat, clatsop community college, astoria, or

2015   exhibit, winter’s muse, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2015   design, LNCT Poster, published

2014   design, LNCT/Cloud & Leaf Bookstore, 6 events, posters, published, manzanita or

2014   installation, 86 smiles of mona lisa, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2014   exhibit, late summer paintings, grand opening, polaris gallery, manzanita, or

2014   exhibit, seascape escape, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2014   exhibit, summer14, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2014   website launch, www.polarisgallery.com, manzanita, or

2013   exhibit, autumn equinox, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2013   exhibit, a still life, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2013   exhibit, icons., seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2013   exhibit, summer solstice, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2013   exhibit, spring awakening, seagrass art gallery, manzanita, or

2013   published, north coast squid, photography, manzanita at christmas, manzanita, or

2012   published, north coast squid cover, neahkahnie mountain, manzanita, or

2012   exhibit, coastal impressions, j scott wilson fine art studio + gallery, manzanita, or

2012   exhibit, local settings, j scott wilson fine art studio + gallery, manzanita, or

2012   exhibit, seasons change, j scott wilson fine art studio + gallery, manzanita, or

2012   exhibit, grand opening j scott wilson fine art studio + gallery, manzanita, or

2011   3 exhibitions, tony alan fine jewelry, portland, or

2011   exhibition, tale of two coasts, albina community bank, portland, or

2011   exhibition, studies from the cape, waterfront pearl, portland, or

2011   exhibition, the coast, coast gallery, manzanita, or

2011   exhibition, vino, summer, manzanita, or

2011   freed gallery representation, 2011-2012

2010   exhibition, local settings, vino, spring/summer, manzanita, or

2010   exhibition II, lakeside home & gift, winter, lake oswego, or

2009   exhibition I, lakeside home & gift, benefiting windermere foundation, lake oswego, or

2009   exhibition, holiday tour of homes, 555 second street, penthouse, lake oswego, or

2009   exhibition, key to the cure benefit, saks fifth avenue, portland, or

2009   exhibition “lone landscape”, 555 Second Street, lake oswego, or

2009   launch of www.jscottwilson-paintings-portfolio.com

2008   quiet year of painting and graphic design work

2007   relaunch of www.jeffreyscottdesign.com

2006   sold out show, landscapes II, art + home gallery, portland, or

2006   short story published, portland state university

2005   launched jeffreyscottdesign inc. freelance services

2004   www.jeffreyscottdesign.com website goes live

2004   two short stories published, palm springs, ca

2004   exhibit, transfigurations--sold out art exhibition in palm springs, ca

2003   first book cover design published, school for literary arts, portland, or

2003   graduated with a MS in writing, portland state university

2001   graduated with a BS in art and art history, portland state university

1999   first group art show at portland state university

1993   inspired by provincetown on cape cod, returned to painting

1980   moved to boston and entered the writing program at harvard ext

1977   waited tables and took dance class

1976   left college for the big city

1975   editor, college yearbook

1974    reporter, academy newspaper

1973   editor, junior high newspaper

1970   drew illustrations for the school newspaper

1966   finger-painting my favorite class

1956   june 2 santa barbara, california