Carrie Scott

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Carrie E. A. Scott, is an American curator, director, TV presenter and art writer living in London. In concert with curating exhibitions and building both private and public art collections, Carrie works closely with a number of artists, estates and photographers - including Nick Knight, Harold Feinstein, Lord Snowdon, Walter & Zoniel, Marina Shacola, and Federico Pestilli - to establish strong and sustained markets on their behalf.

She also collaborates with Nick Knight's SHOWstudio as the Director of the SHOWstudio Shop,[1] she has built the program since January 2010.

In 2017, Scott appeared as a presenter on The Art Show, a series on Sky Arts that captures the artists of our lifetime that have inspired collectors and art lovers alike. She is a Nominator for the Prix Pictet award.. In 2018 she curated the largest independent photography exhibition at the Store x 180 Strand in London. It featured some 470 photographs, 340 of which were from John Pawson's Spectrum.

Before starting her own company, CS&P, in 2009 Scott was Director of Nicole Klagbsrun Gallery,[2] New York, where she worked closely with artists such as Beth Campbell, Matthew Day Jackson, Rashid Johnson, Mika Rottenberg, Adam McEwen, and Storm Tharp. Prior to that, Scott was noted curator of the Hedreen Gallery at Seattle University's Lee Center,[3] Director of the James Harris Gallery,[4] and a freelance curator.

In addition to her curatorial experience, Scott is also an arts writer and has a Master's in Art History, with a focus on Sound Art. She has developed Modern and Contemporary collections in Europe and the United States and worked with executives to help them establish, manage, and maintain corporate art collections. She has commissioned site-specific art for special locations; and produced art exhibitions and events at their facilities.

Scott is also a freelance art critic[5] with a Bachelor's Degree in English from Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania and a Master's in Art History from the University of Washington, Seattle, Washington.


  1. ^ Groom, Avril. "The Cult Shop". The FT, How to Spend it.
  2. ^ "Art in America: Profile".
  3. ^ Clemens, Gayle. ""Bookish" show at SU's Hedreen Gallery ends noted chapter in curator Carrie Scott's career". Archived from the original on 2013-02-02.
  4. ^ Grant, Ariana. "Carrie Scott is leaving". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04.
  5. ^ Scott, Carrie. "List of published articles and catalogues". Archived from the original on 2011-09-11.