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Scott Prior lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he has been a resident since 1971. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he received a BFA in printmaking from the University of Massachusetts in 1971. He has artwork in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the DeCordova Museum, the Danforth Museum, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Rose Art Museum and other major public and private collections. He has shown extensively in one-person and group shows in the United States and abroad. In 2001 he had a mid-career retrospective at the DeCordova Museum.

His paintings depict a world that is intimate, simple and personal, where objects are transfixed and transfigured by light.

Selected exhibitions
2020
Scott Prior: Old DevotionsAlpha Gallery
2019
Scott Prior at 70: a Solo ExhibitionWilliam Baczek Fine Arts
2015
Scott PriorSomerville Manning Gallery
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Backyard in Spring, 2013

Oil on panel
8 1/2 × 8 in
21.6 × 20.3 cm
US$5,400
Location
Wilmington, Philadelphia
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Scott Prior lives and works in Northampton, Massachusetts, where he has been a resident since 1971. Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, he received a BFA in printmaking from the University of Massachusetts in 1971. He has artwork in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the DeCordova Museum, the Danforth Museum, the New Britain Museum of American Art, the Rose Art Museum and other major public and private collections. He has shown extensively in one-person and group shows in the United States and abroad. In 2001 he had a mid-career retrospective at the DeCordova Museum.

His paintings depict a world that is intimate, simple and personal, where objects are transfixed and transfigured by light.

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