Brother Brian Atkinson

Brother Brian Atkinson

Art Faculty Member

Brian Atkinson served a full time mission in Lansing, Michigan, where he learned ASL and interpreted for the deaf. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine art from Utah State University. Prior to his employment at BYU-Idaho, Brian worked as a staff photographer at Space Dynamics Laboratory for 17 years. He has been teaching for 18 years.

Brian and his wife, Marie, have been married for 36 years and have two children and one grandson. His favorite pastimes include photography, traveling—especially road trips— and cooking. He also enjoys attending concerts and theater events with Marie.