Justin Taylor – (b. 1976) American, studied at the Brigham Young University in Utah before continuing his training at the Art Student's League in New York. His work has garnered him numerous awards from such prestigious institutions as the Portrait Society of America and the Springville Museum of Art. In his paintings, Mr. Taylor conveys an emotional connection between artist and model that is sensed by the viewer. His work is more interpretive than narrative, as he wants the viewer to create their own reality with their emotional connection. His paintings have exhibited throughout the United States in such distinguished venues as The Butler Institute of American Art, the Utah Museum of Fine Art and the Salmagundi Club in New York City.