An artist and writer living and working in Wigton in the North of England. He attended St Martin’s College, Lancaster from 1972-1977 and moved from painting to ceramics because he became aware of the breadth of possibilities that ceramics offers. He energetically promotes the marriage of ceramics and print, and pioneered many new techniques in this field. Politically engaged, his transfer printed wares can be humorous and frequently controversial. Scott is author of the influential books Ceramics & Print (A&C Black 1994, 2001) and Painted Clay (A&C Black 2001).