Taylor Simone is an artist, organizer, graphic designer, and educator from Metro Detroit. She is currently a professor of graphic design at Bowling Green State University and International Network Coordinator for the Design Justice Network. Simone also is the director of Exodus: School of Expression, an alternative space for Bipoc educators and artists to deepen their practice.

She received her BFA in Graphic Design from Eastern Michigan University in 2015 and her MFA in Visual Communication from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2019.


The Start. The Finish, Solo Exhibition,
NW Missouri State University, Oct. 2021

The Artist is Presence, Solo Exhibition,
Utilities Included, Chapel Hill, NC, 2019

We Made Armour, Group Exhibition, Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2019

MFA Thesis Exhibition, Group Exhibition
The Anderson, 2019

Beacon, Group Exhibition,
Torrance Art Museum, 2019

Playing in the Dark, Group Exhibition
The Anderson, 2018

One-Cell, Group Exhibition,
Berlin, Germany, 2018

Contemporary Landscape, Group Exhibition
Czong Institute for Contemporary Art, 2018

Surface Festival,
Its Liquid, Venice, Italy 2018

Super Human, Group Exhibition,
Fisher Parish Gallery,  Brooklyn New York, 2018

Medium, Solo Exhibition
Sediment Gallery, Richmond Virginia, 2017

First Friday Group Show, 
Ugly Mug Cafe, Ypsilanti, MI, 2016

Annual ISU Department of Art Online Exhibition, Group Show, Idaho State University, 

All Media Exhibition, Group Exhibition
Ann Arbor Arts Center,  Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2015

Working Women, Group Exhibition,
Baltimore Gallery, Detroit Michigan, 2015

Hooplara,  Group Exhibition, 
Ford Gallery, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 2015


Untitled Unknown, 2019

Lets Make Contact, Room Magazine, 2017


Design Justice Principle Workshop, 2018 

Kyung Hee University w/ Virginia
Commonwealth University
, 2018

Abstracted/Visual Narrative, Virginia Commonwealth University Summer Intensive, 2018

Design Jusitce and Monument Ave,
Arts Research Institute, 2018

Abstracted, Pratt Institute, 2018

Design Justice Network Gathering, 2017


Meridian, Group Exhibition,
Richmond, Virginia, 2018

Artist Talks

The Start. The Finish, Lecture,
NW Missouri State University, 2021

In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, We Made Armor,
Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2019