James Godwin Scott is active/lives in Missouri, Arizona, California. James Scott is known for river, desert and mountain landscape, newspaper illustration.
Biography James Scott
James Godwin Scott was born 1931 in Los Angeles, California. His
parents were originally from Texas, and they returned there when Scott
was six months old. He grew up on a livestock farm in the area of
Fort Worth, eventually returning to California to study drawing and
composition at Woodbury College, Los Angeles.
After serving in the Navy Scott returned to Texas, then determined to
go to New York to pursue an art career. In 1952, while driving
from Fort Worth to New York, he stopped in St. Louis, Missouri.
He became so entranced by the moonlight on the Mississippi River
that he made the city his home for nearly four decades.
the 1950s Scott did illustration work for retail n
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