Scott Carle is a remarkable individual whose life journey seamlessly weaves together the worlds of art and medicine. With a career spanning over five decades, he stands as a nationally acclaimed botanical artist and a seasoned medical doctor. Scott is an award winning artist who has studied art for over fifty years. His grandfather, A.P. Finken, who was a nationally recognized artist for his religious and wildlife paintings, inspired Scott as a child to begin painting.

Having honed his artistic skills since the early days of his youth, Scott has cultivated a unique style that effortlessly brings flora to life on canvas. His meticulous attention to detail, combined with an innate sense of color and composition, result in artworks that not only portray plants with scientific accuracy but also evoke a sense of wonder and appreciation for the natural world. His intricate and vibrant botanical illustrations, which beautifully capture the essence of plant life, have earned him widespread recognition and admiration. Scott’s art gives him an opportunity to explore and create images without limitations, timelines, or rules. He begins each painting with a large canvas and paints it black, then creates an image until it takes on its own energy and spirit. Scott’s vivid colors and explosive movement are fused in his paintings, giving each work of art a part of his personality and style. Edward Lucie-Smith, a noted 20th century art historian, predicts that the trend toward collecting will be “works of real personality”. In the focus of today’s collector,, Carle is perfectly poised.

In addition to his artistic achievements, Scott holds a distinguished medical career. As a respected doctor, he has made significant contributions to the field, demonstrating a deep-rooted commitment to healing and wellness. His dual passions for art and medicine have allowed him to bridge the gap between science and creativity, showcasing the profound interconnectedness of these seemingly disparate disciplines.

With numerous exhibitions, accolades, and publications to his name, Scott continues to inspire aspiring artists, medical professionals, and nature enthusiasts alike. His journey serves as a testament to the power of pursuing one's passions relentlessly, and his legacy is etched not only in the pages of medical textbooks but also in the hearts of those touched by his artistic brilliance and compassionate medical care.

Scott currently serves as a lead Physician for Concentra and is also a medical consultant for Pinnacle Pointe Behavioral Health System. He and his wife, Denise, live in Little Rock, Arkansas and have five children.




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