Born in Baltimore, longtime Los Angeles artist F. Scott Hess attended the Academy of Fine Arts in
Vienna, Austria, and Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin, earning a BSA from the University of Wisconsin in 1977. His work is in the collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Oakland Museum of California, the Orange County Museum of Art, The Smithsonian Institute, the San Jose Museum of Art, the Boise Art Museum, the Laguna Art Museum and the Long Beach Museum of Art. He is a recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Visual Fellowship and a J. Paul Getty Museum Individual Artist’s Fellowship, and currently teaches at the Laguna College of
Art and Design.