Scott Prentice has owned The Rubicon property since the fall of 1998 and started developing it in the spring of 1999. He drew up the house and tower plans after living a full fall and winter on the property in a camper. That spring he brought up a D4 Cat and started the project; clearing a road into the property, clearing and leveling the lot for a new home.
Scott is a nationally known artist after completing his claim to fame of a 20′ x 40′ glass mural at the Mouth Rushmore National Memorial called The Stand (A larger than life buffalo). Scott has worked in the commercial art glass business for over 25 years doing various art glass projects. Some of his clients consisted of First National Bank lobby rotunda, Applebee’s, Ramada Inn, Holiday Inn, and numerous residential housing projects. Scott has done projects for the Vice President of the United States and Miss South Dakota. His portfolio also consists of numerous logos and graphic designs, some of which are very recognizable throughout the Black Hills. For example: Time Tool Rental in Rapid City, Golden Hills Resort, Rec Springs, and numerous others.
His other talents consist of photography, airbrush painting, fine art, water colors, pen & ink, calligraphy, charcoal, graphic design, architectural/structural drafting and of course construction. Scott was a licenced real estate broker in Rapid City and design/built many homes and businesses throughout his 15 year career in the real estate business.
Scott served in the US Army and received his honorable discharge in 1983, after serving as an engineer and architectural draftsman attached to an experimental base in California. Scott’s military career projects consisted of designing the test track for the Humvee, M1A1 Abrams Tank, and assisted on several other projects that lead to the approval and manufacture of the Hellfire Missile, Blackhawk helicopter, and the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and served as the NCOIC of the Battalion Color Guard.