Conner Gillette is a Denver based illustrator and animator who was raised in Los Angeles. He received his BFA in Animation at Brigham Young University and focused his studies on visual development and character design. He directed a Student Emmy nominated animated short film Taijitu, which can be watched at www.connergillette.com. Conner has a passion for storytelling and loves to showcase that passion in everything he draws. He grew up watching and writing movies with his Dad and these early artistic endeavors ultimately put him on his path to becoming an artist. He loves playing and working on board games, video games, books, movies, and comics. He designs board games in his free time and loves to get them to the table with anybody who is willing. Conner can also often be found wrestling with his puppy, cooking crazy foods, and skateboarding to the mailbox and back hoping to find a new game in the mail.