Scott Ogden is the founder and director of SHRINE, a gallery located in New York's Chinatown neighborhood that specializes in exhibiting self-taught, outsider and contemporary art. The gallery's core mission is to find and highlight under-known artists of all backgrounds. Ogden is both a visual artist and filmmaker, and in 2011 he released the documentary film MAKE, which chronicles the lives and art of four American self-taught artists: Prophet Royal Robertson, Hawkins Bolden, Judith Scott and Ike Morgan. Born in Oklahoma City and raised in Texas, Ogden received his BFA from the University of Texas in Austin, his MFA from Queens College in New York, and has been an artist-in-residence at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. He lives and works in New York City.