Artist, Designer, Writer

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Bio


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.







Exhibitions


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, 
2016


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






Writing


Untitled Unknown, 2019

Lets Make Contact, Room Magazine, 2017

Workshops


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


Curatorial


Meridian, Group Exhibition,
Richmond, Virginia, 2018



Artist Talks


In Search of Our Mothers’ Gardens, We Made Armor,
Sediment Gallery, Richmond, VA, 2019
(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ6JXVF1C_c)