BIOGRAPHY

 

Professional Affiliations

1998 - 2010         Member of American Institute of Architects

1996 - present   Fellow of Royal Society of Arts 

1987 - 2010         Registered Architect in New York State, USA

1974 - present   Member of Royal Institute of British Architects

 

Architectural Practice

1993 - 2008     Principal of Maxwell Scott Architects, London

1982 - 1993     Architect for firms in USA including Smith-Miller + Hawkinson, New York City

1972 - 1982     Architect working for firms in London including Foster Associates    

 

Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

2018    Remembered Space: Studio Works by Celia Scott: Velorose Gallery, Charterhouse Square, London
             (Top of Whitechapel Gallery's First Thursdays Top 5)

2016    Wood Works: The Zetter, Clerkenwell, London

2015    Charrette: with Lorraine Fossi, First Open Call Exhibition, Turps Gallery, London

2012    Head to Head: Solo Sculpture show, Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, London
             (selected for Whitechapel Gallery's First Thursday's special three-galleries tour)

1991    Figure Heads: Solo Sculpture Installation, John Nichols Gallery, New York City

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018    Festival of Print: ELP @20: The Art Pavilion, Mile End, London

Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair: Royal Arsenal, Greenwich, London

10 x 10 Drawing the City, Elizabeth Line: Twenty-Two, 22 Bishopsgate, London

Members Summer Exhibition: London Print Studio, London

2017    Exceptional: The Collyer Bristow New Graduate Exhibition and Award, Collyer Bristow Gallery, London

              10 x10 Drawing the City: London: The Legacy of Stratford: Royal Institute of British Architects, London

2016    10 x 10 Drawing the City: Royal Institute of British Architects, London

2015    MA Fine Art Degree Show: City and Guilds of London Art School  
             (awarded the Harriet Anstruther Prize for Excellence)          

              10 x 10 Drawing the River: Royal Institute of British Architects, London

2014    16/15: The Muse Gallery, London. 

              10 x 10 Drawing the City: The Shard, London

2013    10 x 10 Drawing the City: Central Saint Martins, London

2012    The Metaflux Platform: Royal College of Art, London.  

              10 x 10 Drawing the City: Somerset House, London

2011    Rootstein Hopkins Drawing Exhibition: Morley Gallery, London

             10 x 10 Drawing the City: German Gymnasium, London

             50 Years of London Architecture, Ambika P3, London 

2010     Beddington Fine Art Sculpture Gardens at Ten:  Bargemon, France

              Made: part three: Painting: Morley Gallery, London

2009    Between Earth and Heaven: Museum of Modern Art Ostend, Belgium

1998    Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London

1995    David Urwin Awards: Architecture Centre, Cambridge

             First Sight: Royal institute of British Architects, London 

1993    Summer Exhibition: Royal Academy of Arts, London

1989     The Great Good Place: Stuart County Day School, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

1983    Santa Barbara Art Museum Competition: Philippe Bonnafont Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1978    Young Camden Architects: Royal Institute of British Architects, London 

1977    Millbank Housing Competition: Art Net Gallery, London

 

Installations

2010    Four Heads: Beddington Fine Art, Bargemon, France

2005    James Stirling Memorial: Christ Church Spitalfields, London

1992    Men and Women: bas-relief, Broadmead Swim Club, Princeton, N.J., U.S.A.

1983    Hephaestus: Charles Jencks’ Cosmic House, London

 

Collections

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Dean Centre for Art, Edinburgh

British Library, London

Clare College, Cambridge

Royal Institute of British Architects, London

Royal Academy of Music, London

Mies van der Rohe School, Aachen, Germany

Highgrove House, Gloucestershire

Portrack Gardens, Scotland

Private collections in UK, France and USA

 

Sculpture Commissions

Portrait commissions include David Attenborough, Harrison Birtwistle, Francoise Choay, Terry Farrell, M. J. Long,  Eduardo Paolozzi, Fiona Scott,  James Stirling,  Rita Wolff.

 

Books on Celia Scott

See Publications

 

Articles by Celia Scott

2017    Scott and La Pietra, Drawing of the Week, Drawing Matter (online) 17 March, https://www.drawingmatter.org/sets/drawing-week/celia-scott-and-ugo-la-pietra/

2015    Colquhoun on Art, Colquhounery: Alan Colquhoun from Bricolage to Myth, AA Publications, p.52-3 & illustrations on p.108-111

2011    The Two heads of Leon Krier, AA Files 57, p.17-19

2010    Notes from the Archive: James Frazer Stirling, Architectural teacher, in Magazine of the C20th Society, Winter 2010/11, p. 13

2000    New Building in Belsize Park, Belsize 2000, A Living Suburb, Belsize Conservation Area Advisory Committee, p 106-114

            

Reviews and Articles: Art

2018   Deanna Petherbridge, Remembered Space, Studio Works by Celia Scott, Drawing of the Week, Drawing Matter (online) 22 April, https://www.drawingmatter.org/sets/drawing-week/remembered-spaces/

2017   Compendium, Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, with Introduction by Edwin Heathcote, Celia Scott,  pp. 130-3

2017   Katharine Eustace, Celia Scott: L'Attente, Drawing of the Week, Drawing Matter, 31 May, https://www.drawingmatter.org/sets/drawing-  week/celia-scott-space/

2017   Henry H Kuehn, Barry Bergdoll and Paul Goldberger, James F. Stirling, Architects' Gravesites, A Serendipitous Guide, MIT Press, p.99

2015    George Micaellef-Eynaud, City & Guilds of London Art School – MA Fine Art Show 2015, Artlyst, 23 Sept

2012    Michael Spens, Reading the Head, Studio International, 12 June

2012 Ellis Woodman, Caroline Vout, Celia Scott, In Conversation, Celia Scott, Head to Head, catalogue, Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, May

2012 Michael Sandle RA, Introduction, Celia Scott, Head to Head, catalogue, Eleven Spitalfields Gallery, May

2008    Michael Spens, The Portrait Sculpture of Celia Scott, Studio International, 7 May

2008    Paul Finch, Celia Scott Captures the Spirit of Architects, Architectural Review

2008    Ken Powell, Sculpture or Bust, Building Design, 9 May

2000    Michael Hall, Stirling Wit and Passion, Country Life, 31 August

1992    Paola Antonelli, Busti d’Architetti, Abitare 305, March

1991    Suzanne Stephens, Contemporary Busts, New York Times, 10 October

1991    Deyan Sudjik, Celia Scott, Blueprint no 80, September

 

Reviews and Articles: Architecture

2017   Mark Swenarton, 8-42 Bassett Street NW5, Cook's Camden, The Making of Modern Housing, pp 289-290

2011    50 Years of London Architecture 1960-2010, supplement, Wordsearch

2007    Private House, St John’s Wood, RIBA Architecture Review London

2006    Private House, Cambridge, RIBA Architecture Review London

2005    Private House, Hampstead, and Private House, Belsize Park, RIBA Architecture Review

2005    Mark Swenarton, Sculptor’s Studio, Architecture Today, No 156,  March

1996    Penny McGuire,  Lofty Ideals: Architectural Review, No. 1196, November

1996    Alexandra Campbell,  Lofty Thoughts, The Independent Magazine, 26 October, p.12

1995    Hellenic Scholar’s House, Cambridge, Architecture + Detail, No. 5, November, p.36

1995    Mark Swenarton, House for a Hellenic Scholar, Architecture Today, January

1981    Haig Beck, Underground Intervention, International Architect, No 5, Vol 1 Issue 5, May, p.5

1981    High and Over Revisited, Architectural Design, July

1977    Millbank Housing Competition, Architectural Design, August