Scott Frankenberger was born in the Unites States in 1949.
Frankenberger studied art at the following educational institutions: Lawrence University, Wisconsin (B.A., 1971); Purdue University, Indiana (M.A.); and in Germany. He taught art in high school, worked independently as self-supporting studio ceramicist and has also been an instructor at Purdue University, Indiana.
Scott Frankenberger currently runs the Crossroad Pottery workshop in Indiana.