Scott Sonnikson is a well-known Pacific Northwest painter and
photographer, born in 1945 in Portland, Oregon.
He attended Portland State University and
received a Max Beckman Fellowship in painting at the Brooklyn Museum Art
School, after which he got a Master of Fine Arts at Yale University studying
under Al Held, Bruce Marden, and Robert Motherwell.
Scott Sonniksen's paintings have been
exhibited widely in the Pacific Northwest and are in the permanent
collections of the Seattle Art Museum, the Brooklyn Art Museum, Yale
University Art Gallery, Portland State University, and many other private
and corporate collections.