Brian Taylor

Professor & Chair, DeparTment of Art & Art History


(408) 924-4322


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Master of Fine Arts in Photography and Art History, University of New Mexico, NM
Master of Arts in Art Education, Stanford University, CA
Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts, University of California-San Diego, CA

Brian Taylor was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received his BA Degree in Visual Arts from the University of California-San Diego, an MA from Stanford University, and his MFA from the University of New Mexico. Taylor is known for his innovative explorations of alternative photographic processes including historic non-silver printing techniques, mixed media, and hand made books.

Brian has been a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Polaroid Corporation. His work has been exhibited nationally and abroad in numerous solo and group shows and is included in the permanent collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; and the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. His work has been published in American Photographer, Photo Asia, and most recently, Exploring Color Photography.