Scott Lapham graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1990 with a BFA in photography. As an artist his primary mediums are photography and sculpture. His work is in the collections of the The Museum of the Rhode Island School of Design, Fidelity Investments Corporate Collection and Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI. He is also a teacher and free lance photographer. His work with the art center AS220 started in 1995 with the co-founding of the AS220 Community Darkroom. In 2001 he founded Photographic Memory, a youth photography program teaching photography and mentoring under-served youth in the Rhode Island Training School, Group Homes and the wider youth community.