Todd Connor a native of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has lived and painted in Montana for most of his professional career. His love of the outdoors grew from a childhood spent camping, hunting and fishing. At the age of twelve he started painting in pastels and oils. His subject matter ranged from landscapes to fish, wildlife and western themes.
After high school, Todd took time off from painting and joined the Navy where he served as a Navy SEAL in Coronado, California, and overseas. After the Navy he traveled the country visiting historical sites and National Parks where his love of history and the outdoors came together with his desire to pick up the paint brush once again.
Todd received a BFA in Illustration from the prestigious Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA in 1997. After graduation he worked as a colorboard painter for Universal Studios Japan theme park project. In 1999, Todd made the move to Montana, painting full time, where he has met with much success. A near sell out show in Bozeman in 2000 set his career in motion and he never looked back.
Todd has participated in Art for the Parks, the Oil Painters of America exhibition, Settlers West Gallery's American Miniatures show and Great American West exhibit in Tucson, Arizona.
He has participated in the CM Russell Show and Auction in Great Falls, Mt. for the past twelve years. He is a member of the distinguished Russell Skull Society of Artists. Todd has been featured in many magazine and newspaper publications including Southwest Art, Western Art Collector, Big Sky Journal among others. his work is available through galleries, auctions and private commissions.