Bryan Mark Taylor
A young and accomplished landscape painter, Bryan is currently working out of his Bay Area studio and teaching in the Graduate School at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He is an avid plein air painter and travels extensively throughout North America and Europe to find inspiring subject matter. He is a versatile painter who enjoys busy cityscapes and lonely mountain vistas as well as farm and coastal scenes. Bryan’s paintings are inspired by the light and atmosphere of these places and continue to evolve as a combination of traditional techniques and personal innovation. The time Bryan spends outdoors observing and pondering nature is an essential part of his creative process. Bryan has won top awards at many of the nation’s prestigious plein air shows including Best of Show at the 2009 Laguna Plein Air Invitational. His work has been featured in Southwest Art, American Artist, Fine Art Connoisseur, and American Art Collector magazines. He is a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association and an Artist Member of the California Art Club. His work is found in private, corporate and museum collections around the country.
Bryan was born in Portland, Oregon. He received his BA from Brigham Young University in 2001 and his MFA from the Academy of Art University in 2005.read Bryan Mark Taylor’s Artist Statement