Bemis School of Art

Scott Burroughs


Scott “Scooter” Burroughs is a painter, illustrator, teacher and designer working in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He graduated with his BA from Academy of Art University in San Francisco, California in 1994. Upon graduation he worked as a video game animator and conceptual artist for Sega before being hired by Walt Disney Feature Animation. Scott worked 10 years for Disney as an animator on movies and mentor for new artists. His credits include: Pocahontas, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, Tarzan, Fantasia 2000, The Emperor’s New Groove, Lilo And Stitch, Brother Bear and several shorts. When the Florida animation studio closed its doors, nearly 18 years ago, he moved back to Colorado and began a career in illustration, fine art painting and design.

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