Biography

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.

Individual works in the MOCA GA Permanent Collection: