Leon Parson is a North American wildlife artist. His work is regularly featured on the covers of sporting magazines and publications. More than 50 of his works are collectable as limited edition lithographs and giclées. He is on the art faculty at Brigham Young University-Idaho, where he teaches drawing, design, color, illustration, and oil painting. He has also served as chairman of the Art department.
Brother Parson was commissioned by the Church to paint murals that adorn the walls of several temples including the Rexburg Idaho Temple and the Twin Falls Idaho Temple.
Brother Parson earned an Associate in Art and Science from Ricks College, a Bachelor of Fine Art in Illustration from the Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, California), and a Master of Fine Art in Illustration from Syracuse University (New York).
Leon Parson is among the top wildlife artists in the world and has received numerous regional, national, and international awards and honors. He is a member of the Society of Animal Artists (SAA) and the Worldwide Nature Artists Group (WNAG).
He and his wife, Kathryn, live in Rexburg, Idaho, and are the parents of seven children.
Elder D. Todd Christofferson
President Boyd K. Packer
Progress of Painting of Pres. Boyd K. Packer
Rexburg Temple Murals
Two N a half Seconds on No-Tellum 2nd Crest of No-Tellum Ridge