David Taylor

Biography

 

 

David Taylor earned an MFA from the University of Oregon and a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. His photographs, multimedia installations, and artist's books have been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions at venues that include the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, The New Mexico Museum of Art and the El Paso Museum of Art. Taylor's work is in the permanent collections of, Fidelity Investments, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Museum of Contemporary Photography and the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum among others. The New Yorker blog, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Orion Magazine, PREFIX PHOTO, Fraction Magazine and the Mexico/Latin America Edition of Esquire Magazine have all featured his images. Taylor's ongoing examination of the U.S. Mexico border was supported by a 2008 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. His monograph "Working the Line" was published by Radius Books in 2010 and has received numerous "best book" and design excellence awards.
 

 

 

 



 
 
Resumé
 
 
 
 
Education 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
MFA University of Oregon  1994  
 
BFA Tufts University and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts  1989

 
 
Awards and Commissions
 

Delimitations comissioned for Unsettled Landscapes, SITE Santa Fe    2014
Beaumont Newhall Grant,
New Mexico Council on Photography   2012

Southwest Book Award    2011
AIGA, 50 Books/50 Covers   2011

Southwest Books of the Year    2010
International Photography Awards, Gold and Silver Metals   2010
Critical Mass Top 50    2009
 
Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation    2008
Public Commission, Horak Development/U.S. Border Patrol    2006
Public Commission, United States General Services Administration    2004
Faculty Minigrant, New Mexico State University    2004
Private Commission, Ryan & Sanders, LLP    2003
Faculty Minigrant, New Mexico State University    2002
Nexus Press Project Grant, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center    2001
Faculty Minigrant, New Mexico State University    2000
Merit Award “Current Works”   1998
Linfield College Faculty Development Grant    1997
Purchase Award “Evolving Medium: Biennial Photography Exhibition”    1994
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon    1994
Graduate Teaching Fellowship, University of Oregon    1993
David McCosh Memorial Scholarship, University of Oregon    1993
 

 
 
Exhibitions
One and Two Person
 

Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, Baja California    2017 (scheduled)
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington DC    2016

MCA San Diego,  San Diego, CA    2016

Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ    2016

Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Midwestern State University, Wichita Falls, TX    2016
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV    2016
David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University, Boston, MA    2014

Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO,   2014 (scheduled)
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX    2011-2012

James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM    2011
Ballroom Marfa/Crowley Theater, Marfa, TX    2010
Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum, Santa Fe, NM    2010
Joseph Gross Gallery, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ    2010
Aldrich  Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefiled, CT    2009
SRO Photo Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX    2009
ISIS Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN    2008
SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY    2008
Northwest Museum of Art and Culture, Spokane, WA    2002
SAVAGE, Portland, OR    2002
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX    2001
Photo Gallery, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN    2001 
Ironton Studios and Gallery, Denver, CO    2001
Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, MO    2001
Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX    2000
Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR    1998
SFA Gallery, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX    1997
Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR    1996
University of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR    1995
Obscura Gallery, Portland, OR    1994

 
Small Group    
 
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL    2016
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA    2015
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
   2014
SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
     2014
The Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada    2014
San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA    2013
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ    2013

Philadelphia Photographic Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA    2013
James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM    2013
Louis Carlos Bernal Gallery, Pima Community College Tucson, AZ    2012
UTSA Art Gallery, University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX    2012
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC    2012
Visual Arts Building Main Gallery, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX    2012
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM    2011-2012
Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ    2011
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL    2010
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ    2010
516 Arts, Albuquerque, NM    2009
Guestroom Gallery, Portland, OR    2009
New Mexico State Capitol Rotunda Gallery, Santa Fe, NM    2008
Stanlee and Gerald Rubin Ctr. for the Visual Arts, Univ. of Texas at El Paso, TX    2006
Northlight Gallery, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ    2004
Landmark Arts, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX    2004  
Eric Dean Gallery, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, IN    2003
SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA    2001      
Visual Arts Gallery, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL    2001
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA    2001
Port Angeles Art Center, Port Angeles, WA    2001
Everette Community College, Everette, WA    2000
S. K. Josefsberg Studio, Portland, OR    1999
Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA    1999
Hoffman Gallery, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR    1998
Corvallis Art Center, Corvallis, OR    1998
Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie, IN    1997
Benton County Historical Museum, Philomath, OR    1996
Quartersaw Gallery, Portland, OR    1995
Renshaw Gallery Linfield College, McMinnville, OR    1995
CUNY Lehman College, Bronx, NY    1995

 
 
 
Collections
The Briscoe Center for American History, Univeristy of Texas at Austin, TX
Davidson College, Davidson, NC
El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
New Mexico History Museum/Palace of the Governors Photo Archives, Santa Fe, NM
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Nelson-Atkins Musuem of Art, Kansas City, MO
Nevada Museum of Art, Center for Art+Environment
, Reno, NV
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum, Utah State University, Logan, UT

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Deigo, CA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX
University of Washington Special Collections, Seattle, WA
Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico
Washington State Arts Commission, Olympia, WA
 

 

Representation

 

James Kelly Contemporary
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