Judith & Joyce Scott



Gabriella Angeleti, Washington show aims to clear up muddy ‘Outsider art’ label, The Art Newspaper, January, 2018 Ann Maes, Fabric Wrapped Sculpture Art For Kids Inspired By Judith Scott, Littleworlds, February, 2018

Lauren Schell Dickens, Judith ScottNational Gallery of Art, 2017

Natalie Aguilar,  Feminist Art Visibility Celebrated At Lecture, The New Paltz Oracle, October, 2017

Gay Gassmann, This Organization Is Helping Disabled Artists Show Everywhere from the Venice Biennale to Target Stores,  Architectural Digest, September, 2017

Gary Pini, Every day Visionaries,Paper Magazine, New York, September, 2017

Judith Kurens, Arts UnboundNew Jersey Stage, September, 2017
Jennifer Levin, Outsider comes in: Fiber art by Judith Scott, Pasatiempo, Santa Fe New Mexican, October, 2017

Leah GarchikWork of Creative Growth artists selected for Venice Biennale, San Francisco Chronicle, February, 2017

Roberta Smith, The Outsider Fair made Art ‘Big’ Again.  New York Times, January, 2017

Nolan A Machan, Oakville Galleries presents Zin Taylor & Judith Scott, Oakville News, April, 2017

Anon,  Judith Scott and Dan Miller in the Venice Biennale,  Creative Growth, 2017

Anon:   Judith Scott - Twenty sculptures, 1988 – 2004: Photo tour through the Central Exhibition “Viva Arte Viva” 57th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di  Venezia. Curator: Christine MacelAnon. Textile artist Judith Scott: Uncovering innate talent.  Textileartist.org

Anon.  Judith Scott Featured | Inextricabilia | La Maison Rouge | Paris, France

June 23 – September 17, 2017.  Creative Growth

Anon.  L’art de la pelote de Judith ScottLa Boite Verte

Louisa Buck,  Venice Biennale 2017 highlights: what to see at the Giardini national pavilions and beyond.  The Telegraph, May, 2017

Joseph Nechvatal.  Entangled Objects Through the Ages, from Sorcerers’ Amulets to Voodoo DollsHyperallergic

Andre Robillard, The Museum of Everything at MONA, TasmaniaRawVision

Clarissa Sebag-Montefiore.  Australia’s Temple of the WeirdSlate



Anon,  American Art Museum Acquires Major Collection of Self -Taught Artists, Smithsonian Insider, December, 2016

Allison Meier, Smithsonian American Art Museum Acquires Nearly 100 Works by Self-taught Artists,  Hyperallergic .December, 2016

Ashlyn Edwards, Finding her voice through fiber sculptures: The outsider art of Judith ScottBeacon Broadside, July 2016

Gabriella Angeleti, Smithsonian expands its folk art holdings with donation of 93 works, Art Newspaper. December, 2016

Franke James,  'Entwined' a call to action for the rights of the disabled, rabble.CA, December, 2016

Rebecca Hurwitz, Creative Growth Center: An unwavering community in an ever-changing Oakland, The Daily Californian, October, 2016

Luanne Martineau, Not an Outsider Artist: An Appreciation of Judith ScottCanadian Art, October, 2016

Fran Schecter, There is no label for artist Judith ScottNow, October, 2016

John Bklia, World of Threads returns to Oakville Saturday, October, 2016

Aruna Chandaraju, Art from the fringe, The Hindu, September, 2016

Priscilla Frank, The Beautiful Story of an Artist with Down Syndrome who Never Spoke a Word.  Huffington Post,  September, 2016

Anon, The Artistic Voice of Fiber Artist Judith Scott, Saint Louis, MO, August, 2016

Anon, Judith Scott and the ties that BindMuseum Masters, June, 2016

Unintentional and non-academic art-making from around the world, at Kunsthal Rotterdam, through 22 May 2016  Museum of Everything, Rotterdam

Anon, From Guerrilla Girls to Judith Scott: Five Female Artists who’ve broken the mold. Viral News Headlines, April, 2016

Rachel Adams , Arthur Miller’s Lost Opportunity, Huffington Post, March, 2016

Saskia de Rothschild, An Expansive Show of Undersung (Don’t Call them Outsider) Artists, New York Times, March, 2016

Anne Monteil Bauer, There where our steps lead us, Facebook 2016


Roberta Smith, ‘Rare Earth Magnet’- Review, New York Times, August, 2015

Vogue: Highlights from New York’s Outsider Art Fair, the Most Refreshing Show in Town, Jan 30, 2015

Nathaniel Rich, A Training Ground for Untrained Artists, New York Times, December, 2015 

Christine Smallwood, Outside InNew York Times, June, 2015

Tony Marcus, Outsider Art- Judith Scott, Aesop.com, April, 2015

Jessica Holmes, Boundless: Judith Scott at the Brooklyn MuseumArt Critical, March, 2015

Cynthia Cruz, Words Fall Away: ‘Judith Scott — Bound and Unbound’Hyperallergic, March, 2015

Louise Kinross, A twin's bond sparks brillianceBloom, March, 2015

Charles Russell, Judith Scott: Embodied MeaningRaw Vision, #85, Spring 2015

Faye Hirsch, Judith Scott at the Brooklyn Museum, Art in America, February, 2015

Allison Meir, Finding a Voice in Fiber, Judith Scott Was an Artist, Not an Outsider, Hyperallergic, January, 2015

Anon, Play Hide and Seek with Judith Scott at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn News, January, 2015

Meissa McGlensey, This Artist With Down Syndrome Was Institutionalized for 35 Years. Now, Her Work Is World-Renowned, The Mighty, 2015


Mark Leach, What beauty have we missed? National Right to Life News,  December, 2014

James Derek Sapienza, Found Object, Found Artist, Opening Ceremony, December, 2014
Holland Cotter, Silence Wrapped in Eloquent Cocoons: Judith Scott’s Enigmatic Sculptures at the Brooklyn Museum, New York Times Art & Design, December, 2014

Lawrence Downes, An Artist Who Wrapped and Bound Her Work, and Then Broke Free, New York Times, December, 2014

Andrea K. Scott, Wrap Star: Judith Scott, Bound and Unbound at the Brooklyn Museum, New Yorker, December, 2014

Andy Beta, Judith Scott Exhibit opens at Brooklyn Museum, Wall Street Journal, October, 2014

Karen Rosenberg, Wrapped in Complexity, New York Times Art & Design, October, 2014
Ula Ilntzky, The Work Of Outsider Artist Judith Scott Sheds Beautiful Light On Living With Disabilities, Huffington Post, October, 2014


Women Who Kick Ass,  May 2013.

Andrew Cheetham, Whitworth Work of the Week, October, 2013.

Joe Pitchert, Textile Artist Judith Scott: Uncovering Innate Talent, Textileartist.com. October, 2013.

Sarah Boxer, The Rise of Self-Taught Artists, The Atlantic, August, 2013.

Inside the life and works of Judith Scott, By Trina Kleist. Tahoe Quarterly. Published on July 17, 2013

Trina Kleist,  The enigmatic fiber artwork of a once-discarded woman,
July, 2013.

Lucienne Peiry, JudithScottNotes d’Art Brut, June, 2013.

Outsiders no more, by Anny Shaw. Venice, Issue 247, June 2013 Published online May 24, 2013 in The Art Newspaper.

An excerpt from the introduction by Joyce Scott of the newly-published anthology A Room of Golden Shells: 100 Works by Artists and Writers with Down Syndrome.

"Judith Scott," by Lucienne Peiry, L'Art Brut, Issue 25, to be published in May, 2013.

Elsa Mora, Judith Scott: Art is a Way, Blog: March, 2013.



Amelia Rachel Hokule’a Borofsky, "Where Great Art Transcends Disability", The Atlantic, December 13, 2012.

Scott trumps Trockel! Published in Artopianews, October 25, 2012.

Michael H. Miller, "Outsider Art Fair Moves to Dia Building in Chelsea in 2013", Gallerist NY, May 31, 2012.

Lucienne Peiry, “Judith Scott,” Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland 2012

Anonymous. Outsider Art, Phototactics, October, 2012.


Silvain Deleu, Three Days Photographing the Work of Judith Scott, Béhance, September, 2011

"Judith Scott – Touching To Feel," Serendip, CETE, Bryn Mawr College, 2011.

Anon, Judith Scott-Touching to Feel, Serendip Studio, Brynmawr, April, 2011

Karen, Fiber with a Difference: Judith Scott, Day In, Day Out, April, 2011.

Nicola Anthony, Wrapping, twisting, weaving – Judith Scott at  Museum of Everything,  Trebuchet Magazine, November, 2011.



Belinda Hollyer,  Judith Scott & the World of Insider Art, How to be Happy Though Human, September, 2010

Ken Johnson, "Inside, Outside, All Around the Aesthetics".  Review of "Approaching Abstraction" at the American Folk Art Museum. NY Times 5 Jan. 2010.

David Maclagan, "Creativity, Institutions and Outsider Art".  Escape into Life, 27 November, 2009.

Kate Taylor, "Communicating Across Barriers Few Could Imagine", NY Times, 16 April, 2009. 

Lucienne Peiry, "Judith Scott",  Raw Vision, no 62, Spring, 2008,p 63.

Marcus Davies, "Judith Scott: A Heart Concealed" in: On Outsider Art and the Margins of the Mainstream.  Bibiomation.  April, 2007.

Cheryl Dunn, "Judith Scott" in " Creative Growth",  ANP Quarterly, No.6, 2006.

Anon, "Quenouilles"  Profil Magazine, Geneva. May 2006.

Jonathan Keats, “Indifferent To Art,” San Francisco Chronicle, 2005.

Rachele Kanigel, “Entwined,” Readers Digest, August 2003, p 117-121.

John M. MacGregor, Ph.D., “Judith Scott’s Metamorphosis,” Raw Vision, 2002, #38

Rona Marech, “Accidental Artist,” San Francisco Chronicle, July 12, 2002.

Edward M. Gomez, “Arts in America: Building a Refuge of Respectability for Art on the Fringe,” New York Times, January 18, 2001.

Barbara Lee Smith, “Judith Scott: Finding a Voice,” Fiber Arts Magazine, Summer 2001, p 36-39.

Evelyn Nieves, "Artist Emerges with Works in a 'Private Language,” NY Times, 25 June, 2001

Cara Jepsen, “Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott,” Chicago  Reader, September 8, 2000 , vol. 29, no. 49, p 4.

David, Maclagan, “Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott (book review),” Raw Vision, no. 31, summer 2000, p 71-72.

John MacGregor, Ph.D., “Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott,” The Outsider, vol. 5, no. 1, fall 2000, p 6, 10-18.

John MacGregor, Ph.D., “Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott,” Visions: American Visionary Art Museum, 2000, vol. 6, p 14-18.

Michael O’Sullivan, “On Exhibit: Wealth Beyond Measure," Washington Post Weekend, October 13, 2000, p 59-60.

Joyce Scott, "Birth and Rebirth", The Outsider (pub INTUIT),  vol.5, no.1, Fall 2000, p. 16-18

“USA :  Judith Scott’s Fiber Art Forms at Intuit,” Raw Vision, no. 32, fall 2000, p 18. 

Joyce Scott, Her Hands, poem published in Museum of Everything, Judith Scott- Catalog and Writings, 2011. 

Joyce Scott, Twins, poem published in John MacGregor, Ph.D.: Metamorphosis: The Fiber Art of Judith Scott, Creative Growth Art Center, 1999.
Stan Peterson, “Backhoes & Welding Torches,” Creative Growth.

Stan Peterson, “Wrapping As Adornment,” Creative Growth.

Tal R, “Silence,” The Museum of Everything Exhibition #4.1.

Emily Fragos, “Art Brut,” Hostage: New and Selected Poems.