Scott Trent, Ph.D., is a metal sculptor, academic, community activist, and entrepreneur. He is founding director for the Henderson Art Project, and President of Support the Arts, a non-profit created to promote artists, the arts and win/win community projects. He has served as a board member for the Texas Sculpture Association and is currently the artist in residence for the city of Frisco since 2010.
He received his graduate degree in Emerging Media and Communication/Arts and Technology school from the University of Texas at Dallas. His areas of specialty include Design Thinking, innovation, creativity, digital design, with an interest in information design, digital rhetoric, visual communication and media based collaboration. He is an associate professor at Collin County College and adjunct instructor at Tarrant County College. As a business consultant, Trent has worked with fortune 100 companies in areas of communication, leadership, and team effectiveness for twenty years.
After operating his silk-screening business for nine years, he decided that he wanted to focus on Fine Art; he sold the business and has been sculpting since 2001. His work can be found in permanent placement with the city of Frisco, Dallas Holocaust Museum and hundreds of private collections and numerous public spaces. He was responsible for the placement of 24 works of art, by area artists on Henderson Avenue in Dallas, Texas. Dallas News columnist, Michael Granberry wrote, “When it comes to public art, no one has done more in recent years than Scott Trent, the force behind the Henderson Art Project.”
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