Richard Scott was born 1968 Middlesbrough England. During 1989, his education com- mensed at Birch Acres Primary and Norkem Park High, Kempton Park. He remembers
the 4 years in particular of his schooling career where he engaed with learning about art. Innitially the artist did not find art to be fun at all, until his last year with Mr. Fuel, a teacher whom is first on the list of those responsible for Richard wanting to paint more. Richard Scott matriculated in 1987 and spent 13 years brewing. He attained no further formal art training after matriculating.
In 1991 he became a qualitfied Technical Illustrator. However, 2001 became a turning point in his artstic career as he began practicing as a full time Artist. In 2004 he became part of the Lithography Artist Press in Mpumalanga and in 2008 he furthered his prac- tice with print-making at Silkscreen Keip silkscreening in Johannesburg.
Richard Scott has taken part in numerous exhibtions locally and internationally, taking off in the year 2002 to 2005. His most recent exhibitions include:
- Print Launch, Meerlust Wine Estate, Stellenbosch, South Africa, Solo Exhibition
- Joyride, Hyde Park, Johannesburg, South Africa, Solo Exhibition
- Joyride, Daville Baillie Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa, Solo Exhibition
- MAD Foundation Exhibition, Arabella Golf Estate, Hermanus, South Africa,
July - Black, White, Red and Yellow. An imaginative exploration of the life and times of Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu. A journey of discovery by Benny Gool (pho- tojournalist) and Richard Scott (artist) – in collaboration with the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation. Cape Town Town Hall, South Africa, Colaborative Solo Exhibition