Bill Scott (1956 - ) was born in Bryn Mawr, PA. He attended the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), where he studied with Jane Piper. Artists with whom he enjoyed friendships and felt kinship in the serious consideration of the legacy of Arthur B. Carles include Quita Brodhead, Moy Glidden, Elizabeth Burger, and Betty Hubbard. He is a distinguished teacher and generous mentor, and among the students he now considers colleagues include Benjamin Passione and Michael Ciervo, whose paintings are on view in this exhibition.
Scott has had solo exhibitions of his work in London, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, and has been included in numerous group shows. In 2004, he received an Independence Foundation Fellowship in the Arts and the Adolph & Clara Obrig Prize from the National Academy Museum in New York City and in 2006, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from PAFA, where he currently teaches. His work is in a number of public collections, including the British Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Woodmere Art Museum. He is represented by Hollis Taggart Galleries, New York.