Diane Scott, Director of Artist Services, is an arts administrator, educator, and writer specializing in the development of resources and programming to support artists in the management of enduring artistic practices. Her career encompasses both collegiate arts entrepreneurship education and professional development for artists in the field. At the University of Missouri-Kansas City Innovation Center, Scott was the founding director and principal designer for the Artist INC professional development program. She has won numerous teaching awards in her work as a Professor of Arts Management and Chair of the Fine and Performing Arts Department at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts and as a Barton School of Business Lecturer at Wichita State University.
Scott has an active arts consulting practice providing program assessment, artist professional development program design, and strategic planning support for organizations across the country. She recently completed work on her artist entrepreneurship textbook, Making Art Work for You: Arts Management for the Individual Artist.