CV

Kelly L. Taylor

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Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, with Honors, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, May 2015. Dual major in Art (Painting focus) and English, with a minor in Education Studies.
  • Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC, Portrait Drawing, May 2013

Work Experience

  • Curator, Freelance, January 2015-present
    • Exhibitions Committee, Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC
    • The Artwork of Kate Mitchell, Friends Homes Gallery, Greensboro, NC, April 2016
    • Water and Trees: Paintings by Adele Wayman, Summerfield, NC, September 2015
    • Inspired: Selected Student and Alumni Artwork, Guilford College, 2015
  • Teacher’s Assistant, Guilford College Printing Program 2014-2015
  • Intern, Guilford College Art Gallery, 2014-2015
  • Manager, Inspired and managed the re-building and opening of Gallery205, 205 Collaborative on Lyndon Street, Greensboro, NC, August 2012 – February 2013
  • Assistant, 7th Annual Eros, Lyndon Street Artworks, Greensboro, NC, February 2011

Awards

  • Regional Artists Project Grant, North Carolina Arts Council, January 2016
  • Guilford College CCE Outstanding Achievement in Art Award, May 2014
  • Guilford College Art Appreciation Club, Honorable Mention for Artistic Merit, January 2014

Exhibitions

  • Dimensions 2017 National Juried Fine Art Competition and Exhibit, Winston-Salem, NC, June 2017
  • Shades Premiere & Gallery Event, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC, May 2017
  • Featured Artist, Self-Portraits of Tattooed Flesh, Tattoo Revival Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, December 2016
  • Featured Artist, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center Commons Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC October-December 2016
  • Our Brush with Tales, Friends Homes Gallery, Greensboro, NC, October 2016
  • Clairsentience–The Artwork of Kelly L. Taylor, Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, March 2016
  • Greenville Museum of Art Biennial Juried Exhibition, Greenville, NC, February–April 2016
  • The Kitchen Sink, juried art exhibition, Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC January 2016
  • drawing,  juried art exhibition, Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, January 2016
  • Foreplay, Pre-performance Exhibit–Rouge, Booth Playhouse, Charlotte, NC, October 2015
  • A Luminous Pause, Featured Artist, Friends Homes Gallery, October 2015
  • Portraits of Self, The Creative Center, Greensboro, NC, June 2015
  • Featured Artist March 2015, Chakras Spa and Salon, Greensboro, NC
  • Inspired: Selected Student and Alumni Artwork, Guilford College, 2015
  • Halloween/Autumn/Fall/Spooky Art Show, The Green Bean, Greensboro, NC, Oct. 2014
  • Altered, Guilford College Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, May 2014
  • All Female Art Show, The Green Bean, Greensboro, NC, March 2014
  • We Join Spokes Together In a Wheel, regional student art exhibition, Gatewood Gallery UNC-Greensboro, March 2014
  • Guilford College Art Department Annual Juried Student Art Show, Greensboro, NC, November 2014, 2013, 2012;  Honorable Mention in painting 2013
  • Featured Artist, Bin 33, Greensboro, NC, April 2012-February 2013
  • 100 for 100 Show, The Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC, April 2012
  • Featured Artist, Bliss Salon, Greensboro, NC, November 2011-May 2014
  • Heart Ache Show, The Studio and Gallery, Greensboro, NC, February 2012
  • Featured Artist, Rioja! A Wine Bar, Greensboro, NC, September 2011
  • Juried Student Art Show, The Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC, March 2011
  • Eros, Lyndon Street Artworks, Greensboro, NC, February 2011
  • Trash, The Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC, July 2010

Gallery Representation

  • Hilary J. Clement Pop-Up Gallery, Greensboro NC, November 2017 – present
  • Delurk Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC, September 2015–present
  • The Red Dog Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC , Featured Artist October 2013
  • The Fat Cat Ltd., Oak Ridge, NC, 2013
  • Gallery205 on Lyndon Street/205 Collaborative, Greensboro, NC, 2012 – 2015, Featured Artist, October 2012
  • Lyndon Street Artworks Gallery, Greensboro, NC, 2010-2012
  • Artmongerz Gallery, Greensboro, NC, 2010-2012, Featured Artist December 2011

Public Presentations

  • A Luminous Pause, Artist Talk, Friends Homes, Greensboro, NC, October 2, 2015
  • Open NC Art Review, Greenhill, NC July 2015
  • Guilford Undergraduate Symposium: A Misappropriated Menagerie of Objects–The Still Life Work of Kelly L. Taylor, April 2015
  • Senior Art Thesis Defense, May 2014
  • Guilford Undergraduate Symposium: The Secret Life of Objects–The Thesis Work of Kelly L. Taylor, April 2014
  • Pecha Kucha, NC Art Outreach Project, Greenhill Gallery, Greensboro, NC, February 2013

Workshops

  • Exploring the Abstract with Kelly L. Taylor, Friends Homes, Greensboro, NC, October 2015

Publications

The Risk of Difference – Artist Kelly L. Taylor creates unexpected communities, Chael Needle, A&U Magazine, January 2017

A City’s Canvas An Artist Profile of Kelly Taylor, David Williard, Forsyth Woman Magazine, July 9, 2016 (color photographs)

De Silva Shines Inner Light Through Her Expressionist Works, Keith Barber, Visions column, Yes! Weekly, January 4, 2012 (color photograph)

205 Collaborative: An artistic revival on Lyndon Street, Dawn Kane, News & Record, November 20, 2012

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One thought on “CV

    mtaggartwriter said:
    June 11, 2016 at 2:32 pm

    Impressive. Though not nearly as impressive as your ability to paint.

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