Scott Kolbo received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Printmaking from Boise State University in 1996, and his MFA from the University of Wisconsin- Madison in 2000. He has exhibited his work in a variety of local, national, and international venues such as Whitman College, Notre Dame, Washington State University, Mexico, and Korea. In 2004 he was awarded an NEA Grant to work with visiting artists in printmaking, and has successfully pursued several other grants related to new media. His research interests revolve around the study of culture, aesthetics, literature, film, and the tension between religious faith and contemporary art. In his studio art work he is interested in the incorporation of new technologies into traditional art making strategies and mixing together elements from high and low culture. He has been teaching at Seattle Pacific university since 2012.