Mark Scott (1962- ) received a BFA in Painting and Drawing at East Carolina University and an MFA in Painting and Drawing at University of South Carolina. Currently he is employed as an Art Specialist at the North and South Topsail Elementary School. His art includes three dimensional, mixed media works and environments involving a variety of material found at local flea markets. He also creates books incorporating many types of material and telling short stories. He strives to make his works interesting and thought provoking. He has had numerous one person art exhibits in North and South Carolina and he has won the Merit Award twice from the Spring Mills Art Exhibition.