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Katherine Taylor: Spillover

Nov 16, 2013 - Jan 18, 2014
10am - 5pm

2012/2013 Working Artist Project

The MOCA GA 2012/2013 Working Artist Project was selected by Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Pamela Alper Associate Curator, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago.

About the Exhibition:

Katherine Taylor: Spillover

Spillover looks to the engineered landscape and its impact on disaster in the environment. The works acknowledge a primary geometry in the spaces we traverse. Roadways, pools, bridges, and waterways intersect our experience of the natural world and allow movement from fast to fixed. Through abstraction and representation the works exercise historical iterations of paintings ability to access a phenomenological state.”

-Katherine Taylor

“There is clearly great depth and diversity in Atlanta’s artistic pool. My selections include three dynamic female artists, all of whom explore the complex merging of abstraction and representation within painting, each in their own singular voice. I look forward to seeing how their exhibitions play a role in the ongoing vitality and plurality of painting today.”

– Julie Rodrigues Widholm

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About the Artist:

Katherine Taylor (b. 1965 in Biloxi, Mississippi) studied at the Atlanta College of Art and Georgia State University. Her work in painting often examines visual relationships that mediate our experience and response to destruction in the natural world. Features three times in New American Paintings, her works are the topic for review in numerous books and publications including Art Papers, The Boston Globe and the newly published Painted Landscapes: Contemporary Views. Taylor’s work has been included in exhibitions internationally, including the Quebec City Biennale, Quebec, Canada; Diverseworks, Houston TX; The Albany Museum of Art, Albany, GA; Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, Marietta, GA; Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA; the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, Atlanta, GA; and the High Museum of Art.

Taylor is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including a 2013 Vermont Studio Fellowship, a 2014 VSC Zeta Orionis Fellowship, and a 2012/13 Working Artist Project Grant from the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. She currently resides in Atlanta, where she participates in mentoring programs for artists throughout the city. Taylor was 2013/14 Kirk Visiting Artist at Agnes Scott College and is currently Visiting Lecturer at Georgia State University.

More info on Katherine Taylor can be found here.