Scott Ligon is a digital artist and filmmaker. He is the coordinator for the digital foundation curriculum at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
He received his MFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art where he studied under renowned original abstract expressionist Grace Hartigan.
His work is frequently exhibited and has won several awards.
His animated short film, "Escape Velocity", painted in the style of his digital paintings, has played in festivals and theaters all over the world. Among other awards, "Escape Velocity" won "Best Experimental Film" at the USA Film Festival, Dallas, Texas. This is an Academy Qualified Competition. Scott has accepted a distribution offer for "Escape Velocity" from Shorts International, the world's leading short film brand.
Scott has written a book on digital art, entitled, "Digital Art Revolution: Creating Fine Art with Photoshop", published by Random House/Watson-Guptill March 2010.