LPAPA Signature Artist Scott W. Prior is an award winning oil painter and Southern California native. He received his BFA from The Academy of Art University in San Francisco, CA where he studied under exceptional artists. During his time at the Academy of Art Scott established his skills in design, drawing and painting, giving him a solid foundation with which to develop his own unique, artistic style. Scott draws inspiration from the beauty in ordinary, everyday scenes. Scott received the 2013 “Best in Show” award for the 15th Annual Laguna Beach Plein Air Painting Invitational.