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Education

2001M.F.A, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

1998B.F.A., The University of New Mexico

1995Study Abroad, The University of Swansea, Wales, U.K.


Professional Experience

2008-Present

Assistant Professor of Art
Lake Forest College, Art Department, Lake Forest, IL

2008-Present

Co-founder
Gear Up with Alice

2006-2008

External Relations Coordinator
Columbia College Chicago, Interactive Arts and Media Department, Chicago, IL

2002-Present

Adjunct Professor
Columbia College Chicago, Interactive Arts and Media Department, Chicago, IL

2001–2006

Part-time Faculty
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Painting and Drawing Department, Chicago, IL

2001–2004

Part-time Faculty
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Early College Program, Chicago, IL

2001–2003

Part-time Faculty
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Continuing Studies, Chicago, IL

2004–2005

Part-time Faculty
Digital Bootcamp, Chicago, IL


One and Two Person Exhibitions

20149-11-57, Fine Art Gallery, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO (upcoming)L

20139-11-57, The Mission Projects, SUB-Mission, Chicago IL

2007Gosia Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL

200624 Hour Painting, Fraction Workspace, Chicago, IL

2005Translations, The Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

2005Between the Lines, Streetlevel Gallery, Highwood, IL

20053 Second Painting, Gallery 2, Chicago IL

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

1998American Mythos, ILK Gallery, Denver, CO

1998American Mythos, John Sommers Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


Group Exhibitions

2013Still Life / Real Life: Food in Art, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL

2012Ideas 2012, New World Gallery, Miami, FL

2011Faculty Exhibition, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL

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

2010Chasing Two Rabbits, Threewalls Gallery, Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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

2007Crossmediale, Gosia Koscielak Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007Faculty Exhibition, The Project Rm, Chicago, IL

2005Two Artists, Fraction Workspace, Chicago, IL

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

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

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

2003Fieldwork, 1926 Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL

2003Currents, Weldon Gallery, Chicago, IL

2003Homeworks, Betty Rymer Gallery, Chicago, IL

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

2001Art Windows, Max Mara, Chicago, IL

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

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

1999ILK Gallery Group Show, ILK Gallery, Denver CO

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

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

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

1997Auto Erotica, ASA Gallery, Albuquerque, NM


Curatorial Projects

2012The Comfort Zone, Solo Exhibition for Wafaa Bilal, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL

2010Life Under the Sun, Solo Exhibition for Tiffany Holmes, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, IL

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

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

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

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


Student Curatorial Projects

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

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

2007IAM Faculty Exhibition, The Project Rm, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

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

2007IAM Senior Exhibition, Manifest 2007, Hokin Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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


Performances and Screenings

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

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

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

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

2003Video art in collaboration with modern dance ensemble CAMP, for Collaboraction, Ourhaus, Chicago, IL


Bibliography

2013"Portrait of the Artist: Tracy Marie Taylor" by B. David Zarley, Newcity, September 03, 2013

2008"Work" by Sabina Ott, PROMPT Art Journal, Issue 1

2007"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"

2007Time Out Chicago, Issue 143 : Nov. 22–28, 2007

2007Gapers Block, Issue # 023422

2007"5 Shows to See Now", Newcity, 11-15-07

2007"Recent Exhibitions at Columbia College", CanTv, 11-14-07

2007"Mixing Media, Exhibit Combines Video and Painting" Columbia Chronicle


Grants, Fellowships and Awards

2012Individual Artists Support Professional Development grant, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL

2012Summer Faculty Research Grant, Lake Forest College, IL

2011Chicago CAAP Grant, Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago I

2011Summer Faculty Research Grant, Lake Forest College, IL

2010Summer Faculty Research Grant, Lake Forest College, IL

2009Summer Faculty Research Grant, Lake Forest College, IL

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

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

2008Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago, IL

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

1988Magna Cum Laude, General Honors, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1997Cherryl-Connif Memorial Scholarship Award - The University of New Mexico, College of Fine Art, Albuquerque, NM


Lectures

2008"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.

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

2007Columbia College Chicago, Parents Weekend CHATS!

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

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

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


Community Service and Related

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

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

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

1998Student Director, John Sommers Gallery, The University of New Mexico

1998Founder and organizer, Undergraduate Open Studio Night, The University of New Mexico

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


Computer Skills

Print

Lightroom- expert

Photoshop- expert

Illustrator- expert

In-Design- proficient

Corel Painter- expert

Office- proficient

Motion

Final Cut Pro- proficient

DVD Studio Pro- proficient

After Effects- proficient

Premiere- proficient

iMovie- proficient

iDVD- proficient

Web

HTML- basic

CSS- basic

Dreamweaver- proficient

Flash- proficient

Press / Links


Contact

e-mail #1: tracymtaylor@gmail.com

e-mail #2: ttaylor@mx.lakeforest.edu