Scott Clowney

Scott Clowney

Washington, DC, US


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Scott is an advocate for the built environment, inspiring people to explore the world we create for ourselves. His personal and professional interests are rooted in the conviction that architecture matters, and thus, deserves both critical analysis and spirited celebration through storytelling and spatial experiences.

Currently, he is both Exhibitions Coordinator at the District Architecture Center and Independent Designer with the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. He enjoys working with curators, fabricators, graphic designers, installers, and others to bring about projects that encourage people to learn about architecture through exhibitions.

Scott has many project and research interests, including architecture and art installations; art of architecture and design exhibitions; contemporary museum architecture; contemporary residential design; curating architecture and design; history, theory, and criticism of contemporary architecture; photography and the built environment; and temporary structures in contemporary public space.

He received a MA in Exhibition Design from the Corcoran College of Art + Design in 2011 and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kentucky, College of Design in 2003.

Specialties: Art and Creative Direction. Content Management and Research. Exhibition Development and Design. Exhibitions Coordination. Gallery Management. Graphic Design. Installation Design.



Washington Chapter, American Institute of Architects, Washington, DC, US, Exhibitions Coordinator, Gallery Assistant

Nov 2011 - current

National Building Museum, Washington, DC, US, Independent Designer

Aug 2011 - current

Chatelain Architects, pc, Washington, DC, US, Project Designer, Architectural Intern

Sep 2003 - Aug 2010

Corcoran College of Art + Design, Washington, DC, US, Teaching Assistant

Sep 2009 - May 2010

National Building Museum, Washington, DC, US, Museum Intern

Jun 2009 - Aug 2009

The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, US, Visiting Critic

Jan 2007 - Apr 2007

Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, Lexington, KY, US, Weekend Manager

Aug 1999 - Apr 2003


Corcoran College of Art + Design, Masters, Exhibition Design

Aug 2008 - May 2011

University of Kentucky, BArch, Architecture

Aug 1998 - May 2003


Exhibition Design Faculty Award, Award


Dean's Graduate Student Scholarship Award, Scholarship


Kentuckiana Masonry Institute Student Design Competition Award, 1st Place


Hunter M. Adams Award of Design Excellence, Award


Joseph L & Vivian E Steele Fund Scholarship Award, Scholarship


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