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Artist, art educator, art gallery director, independent curator and website designer. Gene Arthur Scattergood aka Scattergood-Moore lives and works at Claflin School Studios in Newtonville, MA, USA Scattergood was born in Newton, Massachusetts and raised on Long Island, New York by his mother's sister (Josephine Moore Orton and her family). He was abducted by members of the Christian Science Church in Boston and brought to his father. A year later he was sent to Cape Cod to be raised by his father's step-sister (Helen May Scattergood Baker). Scattergood graduated from Dennis Yarmouth Regional High School in 1959; received a diploma in Painting and Drawing from Swain School of Design, New Bedford, in 1963; earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Boston University in 1966, and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati in 1968.Scattergood has taught studio art for 45 years; he left teaching in 2006. He has curated over 150 exhibitions and founded the company Pantherpro Webdesign. The latter has created websites for many contemporary visual artists, and webpages on neglected artists: Helen West Heller, Thomas Wilfred, etc.. Scattergood has an extensive record of solo and group exhibitions; his drawings and paintings are included in numerous private collections across the United States. He received three fellowships from the the Massachusetts Council for the Arts and was nominated for the prestigious national Awards in the Visual Arts Program. He has worked for artists' rights and artists' housing issues and was a founding member of the Waltham Mills Artists Association and the Newton Artists Housing Partnership. The later purchased Claflin School from the City of Newton and developed it into permanent live/work space for visual artists. He has served on the Newton Arts Center Board of Directors and was appointed visual arts representative to the City of Newton Cultural Council, which he chaired during 2002-2004.For the past 16 years Scattergood has lived with his companion The Studio Cat - a calico - who recently died. She has her own webpage at: Scattergood enjoys shade gardening, walking, cooking ethnic dishes, reading, foreign cinema and researching information on Helen West Heller and collecting her extraordinary woodcuts. Scattergood is interested in family history and genealogy and is researching the "Scattergood" and "Moore" families. His genealogy homepage is under construction at

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