Originally from Traverse City, MI., Justin Hayward now lives in Casper, WY with his wife, three children, and two French bulldogs. He received his BFA in Illustration at Brigham Young University and a MFA from the New York Academy of Art in painting. Justin has also studied at the Florence Academy of Art and with several renowned artists throughout the country. He has been the drawing and painting instructor at Casper College for 15 years. He exhibits in galleries and juried shows, designs logos, and creates paintings and drawings on commission. When he is not teaching and creating art, he enjoys being with family, reading, hunting, hiking, and watching Family Guy episodes.