Bryan Mark Taylor
Traveling abroad helps me rekindle a childlike sense of wonder, challenges and broadens my thinking, and allows me to engage with cultures different from my own.
A painter, lecturer, entrepreneur, and world traveler Bryan Mark Taylor is a renaissance man. As a painter, Bryan has won top awards in national and international shows, including 2nd place in the 2018 ARC Salon and a gold medal at the California Art Club's annual exhibition in 2009. Bryan's work is often featured in art and design magazines, including Plein Air, American Art Collector, Fine Art Connoisseur, and Imagine FX. In addition, you can find his artwork in private, corporate, and museum collections, including in the US, Europe, China, India, South America, and New Zealand.
Bryan is a sought-after teacher and lecturer who has taught courses at the Academy of Art University, Pixar, Sentient Academy, and the Scottsdale Artists School. In addition, Bryan has been a featured speaker at the Plein Air, CTNX, Fantastic Arts, Dragonsteel, and VisionX conferences.
As a product designer and entrepreneur, Bryan developed a premier outdoor painting system, the STRADA Easel, used by Plein Air artists worldwide. In addition, he cofounded Sentient Academy and Vision X global art conference, which has inspired and taught artists from K-12, university, and professional levels.
Bryan finds inspiration as he travels around the globe, carefully observing and capturing cities, cultures, and nature's everyday miracles. He was born in Portland, Oregon. He received his BA from Brigham Young University in 2001 and MFA from the Academy of Art University in 2005. He currently lives with his wife and children in Utah, USA.