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Andrew Scott Atkin, American artist. Recipient 34 awards for various categories in art including 10 first place awards, 4 purchase awards, 4 best-in-show awards, 2 awards in excellence, Bernard Industries Award in Excellence in the Visual Arts, 1995, Satie Broyhill award, 1993; Nancy T. Alexander Emerging Artist grantee, Caldwell Arts Council, 1992, 93.

Background

Atkin, Andrew Scott was born on March 16, 1955 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Robert Byron and Jean Elizabeth (Bell) Atkin.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts with honors, Eastern Kentucky University, 1981. Master of Arts in Fine Arts, Western Carolina University, 1988pol.

Career

Represented by Gallery 9, Boone and Blowing Rock, North Carolina.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Exhibit in solo shows at Thomas Wolfe Auditorium and Gallery, Asheville, North Carolina, Broadway Arts Complex, Asheville, Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, North Carolina, Rococo Fish Art Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, numerous others. Exhibited in group shows including American Society Interior Designers Gallery, Washington, Earth Art, Sawtooth Building Art Galleries, Winston-Salem, R. J Reynolds Tobacco Company Art Galleries, Winston-Salem, Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, North Carolina, Dickson Foundation Gallery, Charlotte, McDonald's Corporation, Valdese, North Carolina. Works in permanent collections at Western North Carolina Diocese of the Episcopalian Church, Church of the Ascension, Hickory, North Carolina, Suzuki School Arts, Hickory, Caldwell Community College, Hudson, North Carolina, Caldwell County School Systems, Burke County Council of the Arts, Jailhouse Art Gallery, Morganton, North Carolina, Mercy Children's Home, Chicago, Sipes Orchard Children's Home, Convover, North Carolina, Lincolnton (North Carolina) Arts Council, numerous private/corporation collections.

Religion

It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.

Politics

The state cannot control the church, nor should the church attempt to dominate the state. However, religious expression should be present in public life.

Views

The family is the most basic of human institutions through which people are nurtured and sustained in love, responsibility, and respect.

Membership

Member Caldwell Arts Council, Charlotte Art League, Asheville Art League, Association Artists of Winston-Salem, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Knickerbocker Artists of Washington, the Other Group, North Carolina Coun.of the Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, gardening.

Connections

Son of robert Byron and Jean Elizabeth (Bell) A. Married Margaret Ethel Peyronel, August 10, 1997. 1 child, Ian Scott.

father:
Robert Byron Atkin

mother:
Jean Elizabeth (Bell) Atkin

spouse:
Margaret Ethel Peyronel

child:
Ian Scott Atkin