Danene Taysom is a professional fine art painter and instructor. She earned her degree in Interior Design at BYU-Idaho, excelling in design and interior architectural rendering and presentation. After graduation, she worked at several prominent architectural firms professionally using both her design and art skills. Much of her adult life has been focused on painting, with a particular interest and appreciation for modern Russian master painters such as Sergei Bongart and Ovanes Berberian. She has studied under renowned Russian master painter and teacher, Ovanes Berberian.