Born and raised in Washington State, Jason Lanegan was involved in drawing and other creative outlets from his earliest memories. With eyes set upon being a high school art teacher, Jason first attended BYU-Idaho where he obtained an associate degree in the visual arts. He went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in sculpture from Northern Arizona University and then a bachelor’s in art education from Eastern Washington University. After turning down a long sought after offer for a high school teaching position, Jason went on to acquire a graduate degree in sculpture with minor in art history from BYU. Upon completing his education he used his experience in various capacities including, head sculptor for Paleoforms, director of the Morris Fine Art Gallery, and sculpture professor as well as museum director at Northern Arizona University. Jason currently lives with his wife, Kimberly, and five children in Spanish Fork, Utah and works as the Gallery Director for the Departments of Art and Design at BYU.