Tanner M. Young
A former Professor of Art at Brigham Young University in Idaho, Tanner has been an Associate of Al Young Studios since 1997 and a full-time Artist at the Studios since 2010. Graduating from Brigham Young University in 2010 with a BA in Art History and Curatorial Studies, he oversaw several research projects in computer vision for art analysis, including his capstone research into eye movement and the Book of Kells.
Tanner is a calligrapher, typographer, cartographer, book designer, watercolorist, photographer, and concept artist. He has composed several large-scale orchestral compositions, including a Piano Concerto and Violin Concerto. He has been a regular columnist in the Storybook Home Journal, primarily writing about musicology and art history, and he has been the publication's senior copy editor since 2011. He has also been a book designer for several children's books. His hobbies are linguistics, cosmology, gaming, and animation. He is fluent in English, German, and French, and he is literate and receptively multilingual in Dutch, Danish, Italian, Latin, Spanish, Romansch, Swedish, Portuguese, and Romanian.
Since 2006, Tanner has overseen all technological aspects of the Studios, and between 2007 and 2014, Tanner volunteered and worked with Mozilla as a Firefox Developer and Quality Assurance Technician.Follow Tanner on FacebookFollow Tanner on InstagramFollow Tanner on Instagram