Scott Tripp holding a chickenAs a historian of balloon art, Scott Tripp has spent the last two decades immersed in the art and culture of balloon sculpting. He has studied balloons inside and out, and pioneered several new techniques and designs used by the balloon industry. In 2014 he was awarded the Ralph Dewey Award for Excellence as a trailblazer in our industry. Scott has launched an independent balloon artist magazine, produced a regular YouTube program for balloon professionals, and literally helped write the history of balloon art.