Tracy Marie Taylor

Assistant Professor of Art
Chair, Digital Media Design Program

Education

MFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2001
BFA, Painting and Drawing, The University of New Mexico, 1998
Study Abroad, The University of Swansea, Wales, U.K., 1995

One and Two Person Exhibitions

Gosia Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007

24 Hour Painting, Fraction Workspace, Chicago, IL, 2006

Translations, The Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL, 2005

Between the Lines, Streetlevel Gallery, Highwood, IL, 2005

3 Second Painting, Gallery 2, Chicago IL, 2000

Dukkha- The, ILK@Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO, 1999

American Mythos, ILK Gallery, Denver, CO, 1998

American Mythos, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

Group Exhibitions

Bad at Sports, Apex Art, New York, NY, 2010

Chasing Two Rabbits, Threewalls Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2010

Faculty Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL, 2009

Snap to Grid, LA Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2007

The Art of Play, The Project Rm, Chicago, IL, 2007

Bridge Art Fair, Gosia Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007 

Crossmediale, Gosia Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2007

Faculty Exhibition, The Project Rm, Chicago, IL, 2007 

Two Artists, Fraction Workspace, Chicago, IL, 2005

Summer Show, The Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL, 2005 

Heretic Heredity, Up the Stairs Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2004 

Annual Group Show, Carrol/Albany Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2004

Fieldwork, 1926 Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL, 2003

Currents, Weldon Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2003

Homeworks, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL, 2003                

The School of the Art Institute’s MFA Exhibition, Chicago, IL, 2001

Art Windows, Max Mara, Chicago, IL, 2001 

Gallery 2 December Group Show, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL, 2000

SSSHHH! Site 21/21 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1999

ILK Gallery Group Show, ILK Gallery, Denver CO, 1999

Solitary Vices, Site 21/21 Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

D. H. Lawrence Annual Exhibition, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

ASA Gallery Annual Juried Show, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1997

Auto Erotica, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, 1997

Curatorial Projects

Betsy Odom and Lauren Brescia, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL, 2010

Bilingual, Art at the Intersection of Painting and Video, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL,  2007-2008

Snap to Grid, C33 Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2006

Bilingual, The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL, 2005 

Student Curatorial Projects

1AM Senior Exhibition, Manifest 2008, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2008

Par Avion, The Project Rm, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2007

1AM Faculty Exhibition, The Project Rm, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2007

The Art of Play, The Project Rm, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2007

1AM Senior Exhibition, Manifest 2007, Hokin Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2007

Fresh, The Project Rm, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2006

I Heart Technology, Manifest 2006, Raw Space, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2006

Curve, Manifest 2005, C33 Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, 2005

E-motive, Manifest 2004, L and L Gallery, Evanston IL, 2004

Performances and Screenings

Video artist in collaboration with the band Coupleskate, The Empty Bottle, Chicago, IL, 2008

Video artist for the theater production Life and Limb, Pinebox Theater Company, Athenaeum Theater, Chicago, IL, 2006

Video screening, Summer Films, The Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL, 2004

Shame, Video art in collaboration with modern dance ensemble CAMP, Sugar in the Raw, Link’s Hall, Chicago, IL, 2003

Video art in collaboration with modern dance ensemble CAMP, for Collaboraction, Ourhaus, Chicago, IL, 2002

Video art in collaboration with modern dance ensemble CAMP, for Collaboraction, Ourhaus, Chicago, IL, 2002

Bibliography

“Work” by Sabina Ott, PROMPT Art Journal, Issue 1, 2008

“Paintings, Partitives, Positions, Parables”, by Michelle Grabner, Bilingual Exhibition Catalog, 2007

“Episode 113- Tracy Marie Taylor and Front Forty Press”, Bad at Sports, 2007

“Bilingual’ speaks eclectic, collective language of film in contemporary art” The Chicago Tribune, 2007

“Hybrid Transmission: Tradition and Technology Merge at Columbia’s Glass Curtain Gallery” Time Out Chicago, Issue 143: Nov. 22-28,2007, Gapers Block, Issue # 023422, 2007

“5 Shows to See Now”, Newcity, 11-15-07 

“Recent Exhibitions at Columbia College”, CanTv, 11-14-07 

“Mixing Media, Exhibit Combines Video and Painting” Columbia Chronicle, 2007

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

Special Assistance Grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL, 2008

Full Merit Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO, 2008

Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, IL, 2008

Chicago CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago IL, 2006

Chicago CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago IL, 2005

Graduate Fellowship Award, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 2001

Full Merit Scholarship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, CO, 2001

Full Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 1999-2001 

MacRae Award for Academic Excellence, The University of New Mexico, College of Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

Summa Cum Laude, College of Fine Art, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

Magna Cum Laude, General Honors, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, 1998

Cherryl-Connif Memorial Scholarship Award, 1997

The University of New Mexico, College of Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM, 1997

Lectures and Presented Papers

“The Painter’s Anxiety in the Age of New Media” paper presented at the International Digital Media Arts Association Conference, Savannah, GA, 2008

“The Painter’s Anxiety in the Age of New Media” paper presented at “21st Century Anxiety” Conference at the University of Nottingham, U.K., 2008

University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Graduate Seminar, Marcelino Stuhmer, Professor, 2008

Columbia College Chicago, Parents Weekend CHATS!, 2007

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Conceptual Approaches, Marcelino Stuhmer, Instructor, 2006

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, From Drawing into Painting, Eli Robb, Instructor, 2005

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Color Theory, Anna Kunz, Instructor, 2004

Community Service and Related

Co-founder and Director, Gear-Up with Alice, Porcupine School, Pine Ridge Reservation, Pine Ridge, SD, 2009 

Director, Graduate Open Studio Night, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2001

Founder and organizer, Graduate Open Studio Night, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

Volunteer Children’s Art Instructor, Nobu Village Burmese Refugee Camp, Thailand, 1998

Student Director, John Sommers Gallery, The University of New Mexico, 1998
Founder and organizer, Undergraduate Open Studio Night, The University of New Mexico, 1998

Community Organizer, Art Supply Drive for ArtStreet (Art studio for the less fortunate), 1997