Elyse Taylor

Country: USA
 

Title:  Big Race!

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Size: 48" x 80"





The World's Women On-Line!


Taylor, who received her BFA from Boston University, Massachusetts, depicts societal influences shaping our attitudes through color and style, using humor to convey serious issues. Besides painting in acrylic on canvas, she has produced artwork in other media including: A Dream Grows in Brooklyn, 32' x 93' mural on the exterior of Snapple's Distribution Plant, Pier 12, Wolcott Street, Brooklyn, New York; and an autobiographical wall project, Growing, composed of 100 16" x 16" mixed media canvas panels, exhibited at the UJA Federation, 130 Esq. Street, New York City.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Growing, La Guardia Community College, Long Island City, New York, 1994; A Dream Grows in Brooklyn, City Arts Mural Commission, Brooklyn, New York, 1994; New York Open Center, New York, 1991; Women Artist Series, Rutgers - Douglass College, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1991; Focus on Women in the History of Art, YWCA of Brooklyn, New York, 1991; Bruce Lurie Gallery, New York, 1988; Jeffrey Neale Gallery, New York, 1986; Hudson Gallery, New York, 1985-'86; Jean Lumbard Gallery, New York, 1983; and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, 1983.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Voices, Kent Place Gallery, Summit, New Jersey, 1995; 128 Rivington St. Gallery, New York, 1994; No More Nice Girls, ABC No Rio, New York, 1994; Hallelujah 93, Ceres Gallery, New York, 1993; Jeune Peinture, Grand Palais, Paris, 1993; Beyond the Boundaries, Women's Caucus for Art National Show, Seattle, Washington, 1993; Invitational, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, 1992; Women and Power, SUNY, New Paltz, New York, 1992; A Spark of Genius, General Electric R&D Bldg., Schnectady, New York, 1991; Sex and Subtext, Ceres Gallery, New York, 1990; Figuratively Speaking, Mill Pond House, Smithtown, New York, 1989; Helander Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida, 1987-'88; and Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, 1987.
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