John Scott was born in Windsor, Ontario in 1950. He has exhibited extensively across Canada for the past 30 years and is collected by almost every major institution in the country including the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada. Scott’s work is also held in numerous museum and private collections outside of Canada including the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
In 2000, Scott was awarded the inaugural Governor General’s Award in Visual Arts and Media.
Scott is currently an instructor at OCAD University where he has taught for over 30 years.