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Alicia Taylor

Assistant Professor of Art/Printmaking

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Education

  • M.F.A., Visual Studies Workshop association with The College at Brockport, State University of New York (2013)
  • Certificate of Arts Management, Visual Studies Workshop association with The College at Brockport, State University of New York (2013)
  • B.A., Roberts Wesleyan College (2009)

Professional Experience/Achievements

  • Assistant Professor of Art/Printmaking and Director of Exhibitions
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2015-present)
  • Interim Assistant Professor/Printmaking of Art and Director of Exhibitions
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2014)
  • Visiting Artist
    Houghton College, Houghton NY (2013)
  • Community Education & Internship Coordinator
    Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY (2012-2013)
  • Book Arts Apprentice
    With Amanda D’Amico at The Borowsky Center for Publication Arts, Philadelphia PA (2011)
  • Assistant Coordinator
    VSW’s Photo-Bookworks Symposium, Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY (2011)
  • Co-Curator of Historic Collection Display
    Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY (2010)
  • Art Educator
    Puerto Rican Youth Development Agency, Rochester, NY (2009)
  • Gallery Assistant & Exhibition Photographer
    The Davison Gallery, Rochester NY (2006-2009)
  • Art Educator
    Ibero-American Action League, Rochester NY (2006-2008)

Teaching Philosophy

Alicia Hope Taylor is a visual artist whose studio practice engages material as metaphor. Compelled by a desire to manipulate and react to a range of processes and materials; she works in print media, painting, drawing, video and sculpture. She earned a BS in Studio Art, Printmaking at Roberts Wesleyan College and an MFA in Visual Studies at Visual Studies Workshop in association with The State University of New York (SUNY) at Brockport. She currently lives in Western New York, where she is an assistant professor of art and director of The Ortlip Gallery at Houghton College.

Distinctions

  • Purchase Prize,Student Juried Show, The College at Brockport, Brockport NY (2011)
  • Leadership Award,Visual Arts Department Honor, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (2009)
  • Best in Show,Student Juried Show, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (2009)
  • Visual Arts Achievement Scholarship,Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (2009)
  • Presidential Purchase Prize,Student Juried Show, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (2008)

Collections

  • Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY (2013)
  • Private Collection, Rochester NY (2013)
  • Private Collection, Cape Vincent NY (2012)
  • The College at Brockport, Metro Center, Brockport NY (2011)
  • B. Thomas Gollisano Library, Graduate Research Center, Rochester NY (2010)
  • Roberts Wesleyan College, Department of Art, Rochester NY (2009)
  • Private Collection, Pittsford NY (2009
  • High Falls Gallery, Rochester NY (2009)

Presentations

  • Ink & Paper, Invitational Panel Discussion, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs NY (2016)
  • Cohering Concepts, Guest Lecture, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY(2013)
  • Diving Lessons, Invitational Guest Lecture, Houghton College, Houghton NY (2013)
  • Exploring The Archive, Graduate Research Conference, The College at Brockport, Brockport NY (2012)
  • Articulating Abstraction, Collection Dedication Talk, Thomas B. Gollisano Library, Rochester NY (2011)

Publications

  • The Ephemeral,Exhibition Publication, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography (2014)
  • Houghton Star,Featured artist of the week (2014)
  • Afterimage, Vol 41.Featured Artist Portfolio, Print and Web (2013)
  • Blind Contours, Limited Edition Artists’ Book (2013)
  • VSW Summer Institute Booklet,Image Reproductions in Promotional Mailer (2013)
  • MFA: NOW,Exhibition Catalog for Regional Society for Photographic Education Conference (2012)
  • Buoy, Limited Edition Artists’ Book (2011)
  • Slides, Limited Edition Artists’ Book (2010)

Exhibitions

  • Art Beyond the Class Room, Arts Council for Wyoming County (2017)
  • Art and Visual Communication Faculty Exhibition, Ortlip Gallery, Houghton College, Houghton NY (2017)
  • Art Faculty Invitational, Corning Community College, Corning NY (2016)
  • Ink & Paper, Main Street Arts, Clifton Springs NY (2016)
  • The Ephemeral, Detroit Center for Contemporary Photography, Pontiac MI (2014)(
  • Blind Contours, Ortlip Gallery, Houghton College, Houghton NY (2014)
  • Alumni Invitational, The Davision Gallery at Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester NY (2013)
  • Buoyed (Graduate Thesis Exhibition), Visual Studies Workship, Rochester NY (2013)
  • MFA: NOW, Society for Photographic Education Regional Juried Show, Visual Studies Worship, Rochester NY (2012)
  • Breaking Boundaries (Student Juried Show), Tower Fine Arts Gallery, the College at Brockport, Brockport NY (2011)
  • Personal Geographies (Student Show), Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY (2011)
  • Visual Data (Showcase of work inspired by the Archive), Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY (2011)
  • Recto/Verso, Buffalo Infringement Festival, Buffalo NY (2010)
  • Abstraction, Gallery at High Falls, Rochester NY (2009)
  • Migrations (Undergraduate thesis exhibition), The Davison Gallery, Rochester NY (2008)
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