Scot A. Campbell
With a lifelong interest in the fine arts, for the past 37 years Scot Campbell has focused on the graphic arts — prints and drawings. Having graduated with a BFA degree from Illinois State University in 1976, he moved to Chicago and entered the art market with a position at Geleries Maurice Sternberg, handling American and French Post-Impressionist paintings, drawings and prints.
He served over 10 years as director of R. S. Johnson Fine Art in Chicago, specializing in master prints of five centuries. For the next seven years, Mr. Campbell was head of the Fine Art department of Leslie Hindman Auctioneers, as senior cataloguer and appraiser. At this time he appeared on "At the Auction" on the Home and Garden Network, one of the first television shows devoted to antiques and fine arts appraisals.
From 1995 to the present, Mr. Campbell has returned to the gallery business as director of Frederick Baker, Inc., of Chicago, handling European and American fine prints, drawings and paintings, where he has written numerous catalogues and organized exhibitions. He has given talks at the gallery and fine art fairs, has conducted research and authentication, and advised clients on connoisseurship, acquisitions and collection-building. He is currently writing a catalogue raisonné on the graphic work of French etcher Felix Buhot.