Scott Belville was raised and educated in Georgia. He received an M.F.A. in painting at Ohio University in 1977 and currently teaches art at The University of Georgia in Athens. Belville’s solo exhibitions have taken place at the Jus de Pomme Gallery, New York; Monique Knowlton Gallery, New York; P.S. #1, New York; Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC; Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE and the High Museum of Art. He has received many awards and grants including two National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in painting, a Georgia Council for the Arts Grant in 1993, and a Ford Foundation Grant in 1979. His work is included in numerous private and public collections, including the permanent collection at MOCA GA and was a part of the 2002 exhibition A Celebration of Georgia Artists in the MOCA GA permanent Collection.