C. Brian Orner spends his professional life as an author, designer, photographer, and marketer. He lives with his wife and daughter in Fairport, New York, nestled somewhere between the southern shore of Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes. It is a lovely region of the world, characterized by rolling hills, flour mills, Holstein Friesians, and vineyards. Mr. Orner was raised and educated in Pennsylvania, but has spent the majority of his adult life in New York State. His private passions include cycling, hiking, literature, and music. In addition to the visual arts, he enjoys playing classical piano and jazz guitar.