Scott Grove is a dedicated self-taught craftsman who uses a broad media mix including exotic figured woods, gemstones, precious metal and other materials. For over thirty years he has developed unconventional methods in his approach to furniture making, and is known for layers of artistic expression. Scott's pieces are a combination of unique carved textures, radiant veneers and copper polychrome finishes. He is also known for his unique combination of trompe l'oeil wood carving and mosaic gem inlays. A graduate of Rochester Institute of Technology with a degree in environmental design and minor in sculpture, Scott also studied at RIT's School for American Crafts.