Travis Crowther was born and raised in rural northern Utah where from the time he was young, he was painting and drawing.
receiving The Outstanding Scholastic Award in Art in college. He received his Bachelor’s Degree from Weber State University and his MFA from Utah State University.
He taught art for 27 years while being a professional artist. There he touched the lives of many young artists. He designed and built his own home and helped to restore an 1890’s building into an art studio where he does most of his work.
Travis is never without his sketchbook and camera. He has traveled and painted in Europe, Egypt, Mexico, Canada and 47 of the 50 states. He works in oils on linen, but has also worked with and taught watercolor, acrylic, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, pastel, and pencil.
His goal is to capture a moment of inspiration on canvas that will lift the viewer to greater heights of thought and help recall a memory from the viewer’s past. He uses an impressionistic technique to capture light and atmosphere that gives an illusion of realism from a distance.