F. Scott Hess

January 11 - February 15, 2014
"All the Goods of the World", 2013, oil and egg tempera on canvas, 72" x 72"

"All the Goods of the World", 2013, oil and egg tempera on canvas, 72" x 72"

Available Works
“Anchises Lost”, 2009, oil on panel, 25” x 35”   "Hide and Seek", 2010, oil on panel, 16.5" x 13.5" fr.  “Pinkie”, 2003, oil on board, 16.75" x 12.75" fr.    "Belt", 2001, oil on panel, 20" x 16" fr.     "Lift", 2014, oil and egg tempera on aluminum panel, 39" x 32" "Boatmen", 2014, oil on panel, 16" x 12",SOLD "Nastagio's Breakfast" 2012, oil on canvas, 46 x 54" "Bubbly", 2012, oil on aluminum panel, 40" x 31" "All the Goods of the World", 2013, oil and egg tempera on canvas, 72" x 72" "Table 58", 2013, oil on canvas, 43.25" x 61.25",SOLD "Primavera", 2013, oil on canvas, 36" x 72" "Funnyman's Wake", 2013, oil on panel, triptych, 24" x 62.5" "Studio Drama", 2012, oil on canvas, 33" x 44" "A Blight of Ancestors", 2009, oil on aluminum, 23.5" x 17.75" "Transfiguration", 2009, oil on canvas, 35" x 25" "The Ledger", 2009, oil on aluminum, 24" x 30"
About: F. Scott Hess
F. Scott Hess

Born: 1955, Baltimore, MD

Education:
1979-83 Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
1977 BSA, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1973-75 Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

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Selected Solo Exhibitions:
2014 "Shattered", Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City CA
“F. Scott Hess: Retrospective,” Begovich Gallery, California State University – Fullerton and The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, CA. with Book.
“The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation,” Long Beach Museum of Art, CA, & Sumter Art Center, Sumter, SC
2013 “The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation,” Mobile
Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
2012 “The Paternal Suit: Heirlooms from the F. Scott Hess Family Foundation,” Halsey
Institute, Charleston, SC; travelling to Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL (2013); & Long
Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
“30 Year Survey”, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA.
2011 "In Transit", Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
2006 “The Seven Laughters of God and Other Paintings”, Laguna Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
“The Seven Laughters of God and Other Paintings”, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002 "The Hotel Vide", Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 "The Hours of the Day", Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA , with catalogue. Travels to Laband Art Gallery, Loyola-Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA.
1999 Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 "F. Scott Hess: Images of A Decade: A Ten Year Survey," Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1996 Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
1994 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (also 1992, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1986, 1985)
1993 "New Paintings of Iran," Underground Exhibition, Tehran, Iran
1991 Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
1989 Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
1987 "Sense of Place," Fisher Art Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (traveled to de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA)
1982 "Komische Entwicklung," Galerie im Tabakmuseum, Vienna, Austria
1979 "Erotische Blaetter," Galerie Herzog, Vienna, Austria

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2013 “Risqué: Dirty Little Pictures”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA
“Lazy Susan III: Go Figure”, Glendale City College, Glendale, CA
“Wunderkammer: Miniatures and Curiosities”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City CA
“From Motion to Stillness,” Zhou B Art Center, Chicago, IL, curated by Sergio Gomez & Didi Menendez.
“Figured Out,” Q Art Salon, Santa Ana, CA
LCAD Fine Art Faculty Exhibition, LCAD, Laguna Beach, CA.
2012 “Between Truth and Fiction: Pictorial Narratives”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA
“The Contemporary Figure: Past Presence”, Museum of Art and History, Lancaster, CA, curated by Matthew Marchant
“Re-Presenting The Nude II”, Evoke Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
curated by John O’Hern
“Hookers”, Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City, CA
“Ruth Weisberg & F Scott Hess,” Palos Verdes Art Center, CA
2011 “Influential Element: Exploring the Impact of Water,” Long Beach Museum of Art,
Long Beach, CA
2010 “Take Five”, Hirschl and Adler Modern, New York, NY
“Re_Presenting the Nude”, Evoke Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, Curated
by John O’Hern
“Kink: The Seduction of Art”, Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Culver City CA
2009 “Collecting California: Selections From Laguna Art Museum,” Laguna Art Museum, CA
2008 “Contemporary Realist Painting and Drawing, 16 Graduates, 19 Mentors, of Laguna College of Art and Design,” Koplin del Rio Gallery, Culver City, CA.
“The Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapoz Factor,” Laguna Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
“Object Project,” Evansville Museum of Arts, History & Science, Evansville, IN, traveling exhibition, with catalogue.
2007 “Representation 2007”, Jenkins Johnson Gallery, New York, NY, with catalogue.
“About Face,” Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA.
2006 “International New Old Masters”, National Museum in Gdansk, Poland, curated by Donald Kuspit, with catalogue.
“Creative Imaginings: The Howard A. Tullman and Judith Tullman Collection”, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL, with Catalogue by Paul Richelson.
“Beyond the Likeness: Self-Portraits by California Artists,” Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA.
“The S-Word: The State of Spirituality in Contemporary Art,” Judson Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by Ron Steen, with catalogue.
“Likeness”, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2005 “California New Old Masters,” Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA, curated by Donald Kuspit, with catalogue.
“Paint on Metal”, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona.
“Contemporary Drawing as Preparation”, Judson Gallery of Contemporary and Traditional Art, Los Angles, CA., curated by Ron Steen, with catalogue.
2004 “It’s About Time: Celebrating 35 Years,” San Jose Museum of Art, San jose, CA.
“Drawings VII,” Koplin Del Rio Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
“100 Artists See Satan,” Grand Central Art Station, Santa Ana, California.
“Shakespeare as Muse”, Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon.
2003 “The Not-So-Still-Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, traveled to Pasadena Museum of California Art.
“Image and Enigma”, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
2002 “Juxtapoz,” Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California.
“Drawings VI,” Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
“Figure This II,” California State University, Los Angeles, CA
2001 "Storytellers: the Figure in Time and Place," Fine Arts Gallery, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
"The Importance of Being Earnest," Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
2000 "Representing LA: Pictorial Currents in Contemporary Southern California Art", Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
"Private to Public: A Gift to the Boise Art Museum from Peter and Eileen Norton", Boise Art Museum, ID
1999 Derriere Garde III, SOMA, San Francisco, CA
"Re-presenting Representation IV," Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
"Story Tellers, Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
"Bastards: A Collaborative Exhibition," Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
"Figure This," Cal State Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
1998 "The Drawing Group: An emerging School of Los Angeles?," Laband Art Gallery, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, CA
"Drawings IV," Koplin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Drawings," Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica, CA
"Insights: Contemporary Self-Portrait," Ridgefield Guild of Artists, Ridgefield, CN
1997 "Subliminal Fictions," Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
"Reconfigured I & II," Santa Monica College, Santa Monica, CA
"Bastards: Individual and Collaborative Works," Hunsaker/Schlesinger, Santa Monica, CA
"The End of the Century," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Real, is it?" Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Urban/Sub/Urban," Louis Stern Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1996 "Surrealism; Then and Now," Louis Stern gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Ghosts and other Apparitions," Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
"LA FIGURES," Lizardi/Harp Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Drawn from L.A.," Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
"Divergent Similarities," Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
1995 "In Their Own Image," Art Institute of Southern California, Laguna Beach, CA
"Las Vegas or Bust," Nevada Institute of Contemporary Art, Las Vegas, NV
"Corpus Callosum," Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994 "Concrete Wishes and Barb-Wire Dreams: Issues of Protection in Contemporary Society," Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
"The Way of the Flesh," Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
"The Committed Image," Mt. San Jacinto College, San Jacinto, CA
"Paradox," Louis Newman Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
1993 "The Purloined Image," Flint Institute of Arts, Flint. MI
1992 "From the Studio: Recent Painting and Sculpture by Twenty California Artists," Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
"Corollaries of Apprehension," California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA
"Five Hundred Years Since Columbus," Triton Museum, Santa Clara, CA
1991 "Addictions," Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"The Edge of Night," Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
"California Cityscapes," San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
"New Horizons in American Realism," Flint Institute of Art, Flint, MI
"Selections from the Norton Collection at RAND," RAND Corporation, Santa Monica, CA
FHP Hippodrome, Long Beach, CA
"Aspects of Figural Paintings," Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1990 "The Big Picture: Contemporary Paintings in the Heroic Mode," Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
"Humans Being," Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
1988 "Committee's Choice," Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
"Selections from Ovsey Gallery," Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CA
"Life Stories: Realism and Fiction," Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
"Everdayland: Imagined Genre Scene Painting in Southern California," Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1987 "Contemporary Southern California Art," The Tapei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan (traveled)
"Selections from Ovsey gallery," College of Creative Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1986 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1985 Ovsey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"California Directions in Painting," Visual Arts Center, Anchorage, AK (traveled)
1983 "Mesiterchule Rudolph Hausner," Kulturamt der Stadt Wiener Neustadt, Vienna, Austria (traveled)
1982 " Rudolph Hausner und Mesitershuler," Kile, West Germany
"Erotic in der Kunst," Galerie Fuchs, Vienna, Austria
1980 "Five Decades: Recent Works by Alumni of the Department of Art," Elvehjem Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
"Drawings," Salon Permanent, Paris, France 1979
"Gesit Und Form," Vienna, Austria
1978 Midwest Printmaking and Drawing Competition, Tulsa, OK
1977 North Dakota National Drawing Competition, Grand Forks, ND MAMA Erotic Art Show, Madison, WI
1976 "Hess, Fix, Emmerman," Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

Selected Awards:
2005 Faculty Enrichment Grant, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1999 Faculty Enrichment Grant, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1991 National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship
J. Paul Getty Museum Individual Artist's Fellowship
1990 Western States Arts Federation
1982 Rudolph Hausner Prize, Vienna, Austria
1981 One year grant, Austrian Ministry of Science & Research
Theodor Koerner Award, Vienna, Austria
1979 Rudolph Hausner Prize, Vienna, Austria

Artist-in-Residencies & Speaking Engagements:
2013 Fourth Annual Art of Painting Conference, Natsoulas Art Center, Davis, CA.
2007 Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, Maine.
2003 Robert M. MacNamara Foundation, Westport Island, Maine.
1993 Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
1992 Bahman Cultural House, Tehran, Iran

Selected Public Collections:
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA
Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
Laguna Ar t Museum, Laguna, CA
de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
Elvejhem Museum of Art, Madison, WI
Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ
Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, California.
Kinsey Institute of Sex Research, Bloomington, IN
Lawrence University, Appleton, WI
Oesterreiches Tabakmusuem, Vienna, Austria
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
Bahman Cultural House, Tehran, Iran

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