born in Baltimore, Maryland / grew up in Stockton, California

EDUCATION

M.F.A. Painting and Drawing, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1994
B.F.A. Studio Art, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1991
 

RESIDENCIES / GRANTS / FELLOWSHIPS / HONORS / AWARDS

University of Florida, College of The Arts, Summer Research Completion Award, 2017

New Mexico State University, honorarium for two-person exhibition, Water! What is it Good For?, 2016

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, First Place Award, 30th International Juried Competition, Tallahassee, FL, 2015

University of Florida, College of The Arts, Summer Research Completion Award, 2015

Wiregrass Museum of Art, First Place Purchase Award, 2014

University of Florida, College of The Arts, Summer Research Completion Award, 2014

University of Florida Prairie Fellow, Office of Sustainability, 2013

Vermont Studio Center Artist Grant and Residency, January 2013

Artist Residency, Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi, Finland, June 1- July 31, 2012

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, (LACDA) International Juried Competition, 2nd place award, 2006

Award of Excellence, The University & College Designers Association, 36th Annual Design Competition, photography and design collaboration on the WARPhaus Direct Mailer, designed by Connie Hwang, 2006

Open Studios, Teaching Artist - in partnership with the Seattle Arts Commission in a national, web design project funded by the Benton Foundation, administered regionally by the Seattle Art Museum, 1998-99

 Washington King County Arts Commission – Gallery Program Award, 1997

Seattle Arts Commission (1% for the arts) Visual Artist Program Recipient, 1996

Curator's Award ($1,000) for a collaborative installation at the Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, curator and director: Michael Crane, 1996

Graduate Fellowship, University of Colorado at Boulder, 1991

Jewel Gala Award, Los Angeles, California, 1990

 

SELECTED SOLO /TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

pLASTic Ocean & Theseus Wants His Boat Back,( Installation of 21st Century Albatross #2) a two-person exhibition at WerkStadt, Berlin, Germany, June-July 2017

Water! What is it Good For?  Installation on water/drought in New Mexico, a two-person exhibition, New Mexico State University Art Gallery, Las Cruces, NM,
January 21 - February 27, 2016

Unraveling Ecologies, (solo exhibition), 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL, November 2015

Rainbow Deployment, Temporary Outdoor Sculpture, Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi, Finland, July 2012

Harbor/Drift, Porta/Deriva,  an exhibition at (JEMA) The John Erickson Museum of Art (exhibited at The Museo Raccolte Frugone Genoa Italy) 2010

She’s Come Undone,  (two on-site installations), Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, January 2006

Emissions and Remissions, (JEMA) John Erickson Museum of Art, (exhibited at Icebox Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA) 2006

The Usual Accessories, Soil, Seattle, WA, May, 1999

With, Soil, Seattle, WA, December, 1997

Melotrauma, King County Arts Commission Gallery, Smith Tower, Seattle, WA, November, 1994

The Impossible, M.F.A. Thesis exhibition, CU Art Galleries, University of Colorado at Boulder, March 28-April 4, 1994

A Round And Around,  (14 min. video) The 90's Channel,  aired in Los Angeles, Denver, and Santa Cruz, May-December 1994

Cross Examinations, video installation, University of Colorado, Boulder, 1993

The Internal/External, B.F.A. exhibition, Helen Lindhurst Fine Arts Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, November, 1990

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS / COLLABORATIVE INSTALLATIONS

2017

Red Clay Survey of Contemporary Southern Art, Huntsville Art Museum, Huntsville, AL, July 8 - October 1, 2017

LACDA Member Artist's Exhibition, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, April 20-May 11, 2017

Outside the Box: Artworks with Unusual Mediums, BG Gallery at Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA, Curator: Joella March, March. 11-April 2017

36th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL, Juror: Kathryn Polk, March 11- April 17, 2017

No Dakota Access Pipeline (NoDAPL) Exhibition, Paramount Theater, Seattle, WA, Curator: John Feodorov, January 19, 2017

2016

LACDA Electron Salon. Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, Dec 8-31, 2016

29th September Competition/Exhibition, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA, Juror: Francis Pavy, September 2-November 19 2016

Personal is Political is Personal, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Juror: Sue Coe, July 7-August 6, 2016

The NEW American Patriot: Climate Art in the Public Interest Exhibition, The Box Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL, Curators: Mary Jo Hagerstown and Rolando Chang Barrero, July 1-11, 2016

tXtMe, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA, Juror: Leisa Austin, May 7-June 11, 2016

LACDA 12th Anniversary Members Exhibit, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Los Angeles, CA, April 14-May 6, 2016

Water Ecologies, Transition Gallery, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho, Juror: Basia Irland, April 4th- May 7, 2016

Drawing Lines Across Mediums, International Juried Exhibition, Site: Brooklyn, NYC, March 22 - April 22, 2016

Augmented, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon, Georgia, Curator: Craig Coleman, January 22 - February 21, 2016

51st Annual UF Faculty Exhibition, University of Florida Gallery, January 12-29, 2016

Moleskin Mailer Collaboration: 200 postal notebooks/200 artists, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL, January 2016

2015
Seventh All Media Juried Biennial, Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Jurors: Marisa J. Pascucci, Curator of Collections for the Boca Raton Museum of Art, and Elizabeth Cerejido, independent curator, Hollywood, FL, September 18 - November 1, 2015

30th Tallahassee International, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts,  jurors: Carolyn Henne, FSU College of Fine Arts Associate Dean and Art Department Chair and Allys Palladino-Craig, Museum Director, Tallahassee, FL, August 24 to October 4, 2015

Footing the Bill: Art and Our Ecological Footprint, Artworks for Change, Oakland, CA, partnered w/ Global Footprint Network and Earth Day Network, (online exhibition) launched for Earth Overshoot day August 13th, 2015

Art Kudos International Juried Art Competition & Exhibition 2015 (online exhibition), August 15, 2015

CHOPSHOP4, xerox zine and pop-up exhibition, curated by Derrick Buisch, Art In: A Showcase at Maria's, Madison WI, August 29, 2015

Things You Thought You Could Destroy, Tempus Projects, Tampa, FL, July 11 - August 14, 2015

Threadpit & Friends Art Show, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL, July 24, 2015

SCOPE 2015: The Southern Landscape, Juror: Marshall Price Ph.D. (Nancy Hanks Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art), Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, (VAE) Visual Arts Exchange, Raleigh, NC, June 5-25, 2015

Number: Presents Art of the South 2015, Juror: Wayne White, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, May 20-July 31, 2015

LACDA 11th Anniversary Represented Artists Exhibit, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, April 9-May 14, 2015

35th Bradley Biennial: International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Gallery, Prairie Center of the Arts, Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Juror: Beth Grabowski, Peoria, Illinois, March 7- April 17, 2015

SOLO::TOGETHER, UF SA+AH 50th Annual Studio Faculty Exhibition, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville Florida, September 16th, 2014 - January 5th, 2015

Emissions and Remissions at ELEVEN: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10-Year Retrospective, The Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Fort Myers, FL, May 9-July 25th, 2014 and at the Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville Florida, September 16, 2014 - January 04, 2015

2014
Red Clay Survey: Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art, Huntsville Art Museum, Huntsville, AL, Aug 17 - Oct 26, 2014

Juried Competition, South Arkansas Art Center, Juror: Dayton Castleman, El Dorado, AR, July 2 - 31, 2014

 B14 Wiregrass Biennial, Wiregrass Art Museum, Dothan, AL, July-September, 2014 (*first place purchase award)

COLOR, Summer National Juried Show, Juror: Lauren Hinkson, Assistant Curator, Guggenheim Museum, Brooklyn Waterfront, July 26 - Aug 17, 2014

MASS VISUAL 4, Juried exhibition, The Wooly, Gainesville, FL, March 27- April 6th, 2014

2013
GLUE: A Traveling International Survey of Contemporary Collage, curated by Brendan Jamison with Sean Miller and Craig Coleman, exhibited in various forms at 4MOST Gallery, University of Florida, March 10-23, 2014, Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, February 3 – 28 2014, and Down Art Center, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, April 11-May 3, 2013

SA+AH 48th Annual Studio Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Aug. 24, 2012 – Sept. 28, 2013

2012
47th Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 24 – September 28, 2012

How to Capitalize on a Rainbow, exhibition and workshop as part of Rokulipäivät Festival, Co-funded by the Finnish American Society and The Nelimarkka Museum, Alajärvi, Finland, July 6-8, 2012

Just Add Water, an exhibition to accompany the 3rd UF Water institute Symposium, (Exhibiting artist and co-organizer of exhibition), Reitz Union Gallery,
January 31- February 17th 2012

2011
Word Play, curated by Deborah Paine, The Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, Oct 4. - Dec. 30th, 2011    

46th Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 30, 2011 - October 3, 2011

2010
Little Wonder, (Undone #1, #2 and #3) JEMA Next Chapter Spaces, Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, June 4-17, 2010

JEMA Next Chapter drawings (Undone#4), included in a drawing exhibition curated by Caterina Gualco, Unimedia Modern Contemporary Art, Genova Italy, June 2010

Porta/Deriva, installation included in the exhibition Museum: all-over / Museo: ovunque, at the Museo Raccolte Frugone, Genoa Nervi, Italy, May 29-August, 2010

The Other F-Word, curated by Jessica Larson, Humanities Fine Arts Gallery, University of Minnesota, Morris, January 21 - March 19, 2010

45th Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, October 6-2009-January 3, 2010

2009
More Than, Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery, curated by Blake Haygood from artworks in The City of Seattle Portable Works Collection, Seattle, Washington, April 8 - June 30th, 2009

2008
Merge Visual, Museum of Arts and Sciences, Macon Georgia, September 12 – November 2, 2008

44th Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, September 2-26, 2008

PACKED, Portable Views of Varied Terrain, Duncan Gallery of Art, Stetson University, Deland, Florida, January-February 2008

2007
The Deitch Art Parade, New York, performance participant for The John Erickson Museum of Art, October 2007

43rd Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 21-September 14, 2007

Connectivity: Across Time _ Across Earth, (LACDA) Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, curated by Rex Bruce, February 8-March 3, 2007

2006
Emissions & Remissions, exhibition (w/ performance on 10.19.06) at Icebox Contemporary Art, Tacoma, WA and at The John Erickson Museum of Art, October 16th - November 12, 2006

42nd Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, August 22-September 15, 2006

Varied Terrain, Hardman Hall Gallery, Mercer University, Macon, GA, February 2006

41st Annual University of Florida Faculty Exhibition, University Gallery, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, February 2006

2005
SOIL Juried 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, SOIL gallery, Seattle, WA. (Exhibition + SOIL book release celebration), October 2005

40th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, The Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, January-April 2005

 2004
Sites, Investigations and Re-enactments, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland, June 2004

39th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, curated by Bernice Steinbaum, The Madonna Building, In conjunction with Art Basel Miami Beach, Florida, December-January 2004

2003
Synthesis: Experiments In Collaboration, (an exhibition within a collaborative work by Sean Miller and Craig Miller - J.O.B.A. Museum,  of Art), The Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, November-January, 2003

38th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries, University of Florida, Gainesville, January 14 - February, 2003

 2002
37th Annual Art Faculty Exhibition, University Galleries, University of Florida, Gainesville, January 8-February, 2002

 2001
Feminist Perspective, Humanities Fine Arts Gallery at the University of Minnesota, Morris, February 14 -April, 2001

 2000
35th Annual Faculty Exhibition, Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, January 16-April 23, 2000

 1999
Diptych Millennium, curated by Marsha Sleeth, Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA, December-January 1999

The Self, Absorbed, curated by Brian Wallace, The Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue WA, September-December 1999

Project 416, Seattle, WA, director, Walter Wright, (exhibited work monthly), 1998-99

 1998
Goods, a collaborative installation at Bumbershoot Arts Festival, Seattle, WA, August, 1998

Art-La-La, Soil, a collaborative installation w/ Laurie Cinotto, Sean Miller, Craig Miller, Saya Moriyasu, Kathleen Stone, and Eileen Ward, Soil, Seattle, WA, July 11-August 15, 1998

 Goods, a collaborative installation at ArtsEdge, The Seattle Center, Seattle, WA, June, 1998

17, The Itch Show, curated by Craig Coleman, Lo-Fi Gallery, Fort Collins, CO, May 1-30, 1998

Encasement, Out of Body Experiences and Affordable Comforts, University Memorial Center, University of Colorado at Boulder, April 25-May 15, 1998

Well Being And Major Disorders, a collaborative installation w/ Laurie Cinotto, Sean Miller, Craig Miller, Saya Moriyasu, Kathleen Stone, and Eileen Ward, ILK on Santa Fe, Denver, CO, March 27-April 12, 1998

 1997
Paper Anniversary, Soil, Seattle, WA, September, 1997

Human References: Marks Of The Artist, curated by Beth Sellars, Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle, WA, October 10-26, 1997 

The I Love Lucy Show, curated by Marsha Sleeth, Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA, June 5th-28th, 1997

See-Thru, a 4-person exhibition curated by Marilu Knode, POST, Los Angeles, CA, April-May, 1997

Arts Edge, Soil Collaborative Seattle Map Project, Seattle Center, Seattle, Washington, 1997

Mediumbuilt, curated by Walter Wright, Project 416, Seattle, WA, January 2-28, 1997

Seattle Arts Commission Exhibition, (1996 recipients of the 1% for the arts program), 1997

 1996
Election Head-Quarters, Soil, Seattle, WA, November 7-24, 1996

Bellevue Northwest Annual, Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA, curator's award*, August, 1996

Blue, Phinney Ridge Community Center, Seattle, WA, August 9-30, 1996

Soil at The Wonderful World of Art, Seattle, WA, June 6-29, 1996

Soil at The Speakeasy, Seattle, WA, January 16-February 24, 1996 (Accompanied by an on-line exhibition–http://www.speakeasy.org)

 1995
TopSOIL, a Seattle Artists' Group Show, Seattle, WA, August 3-6, 1995

Soil at Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA, July 3-30. 1995

 1994
Women's Work, The Second Shift, The Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO, October 1-9, 1994

Video Visualizations, Edge Gallery, Denver, CO, March, 1994

Walking The Body, curated by Jim Prez, Denver, CO, January 28-February 10, 1994

Off 2-D, University Memorial Center Gallery, University of Colorado at Boulder, February 14-March 11, 1994

 1993
Emotional Ketchup, Blink of an Eye, Boulder, CO, November 24-December 3, 1993

 1992
Everything But The Sink, University Memorial Center Gallery, CU Boulder, March 9-April 3, 1992

Annual Juried Exhibition, Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, May ('91 &' 92)

 1991
Tri This Or That, Helen Lindhurst Fine Arts Gallery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, March, 1991

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY / REVIEWS  / PUBLICATIONS

Creative Quarterly: 100 Best Annual 2016, hardbound book, 3x3 Publishing, New York, NY, 2017

Tallahassee International Exhibition, illustrated catalogue, Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL, August 2015

LandEscape Art Review, Special Anniversary Edition 2015, (cover image) and personal interview by curators Dario Rutugliano and Josh Ryder, July 2015

PoNdLY, Artist Shows the Dangers of Water Pollution in a Single Thread, Pondly.com, February 23, 2015.

Beautiful Decay Magazine, Bethany Taylor’s Wall Drawings Made From A Single Line Of Thread, January 2015.
http://beautifuldecay.com/2015/01/30/bethany-taylors-wall-drawings-made-single-line-thread/

Studio Visit Magazine, Winter Edition, 2014

B14 Illustrated catalogue, Wiregrass Museum of Art, 2014

Redclay Biennial illustrated catalogue, Huntsville Museum of Art, 2014

Hall, Tom, Art SW Florida, ELEVEN: The John Erickson Museum of Art Retrospective: Like pollution, JEMA’s ‘Emissions & Remissions’ cannot be contained, confined or controlled, artswfl.com, May, 17, 2014

Katona, Steven, UF Faculty Artwork Showing in School of Art + Art History Exhibition, The Alligator, September 5, 2013

Reid, Angela. The Down Arts Centre Exhibition Makes an Impact, NI Scene, Northern Ireland, Monday 22 April 2013

Reid, Angela. Glue: International Collage Exhibition: DAC, N. Ireland, Worldwide Review, London, Sunday 21 April 2013

Davidson, Jenni. Collage gets sticky: GLUE at the Down Arts Centre in Downpatrick, art review/full color image, Culture24, Brighton, England, 10 April 2013

Fleming, Joanne. The Glue in the exhibition, art review w/ full color image, Down Recorder, Downpatrick, Northern Ireland, P. 27, Wednesday 10 April 2013

Sabrina Lehtomaa, “Dust to Rainbow” SUOMI-USA, March Issue, 2012, p. 38-39 (monthly magazine review/interview including color photos of my art).

Minna Hironen, “Antaa Polyn Laskeutua” Ilkka, July 25, 2012, p. 1 and p. 18 (art review/color photos of work in one of the primary regional newspapers in Finland).

Sabrina Lehtomaa, “Taide-elämyksiä Rokulipäiviltä” Järvi-Pohjanmaan Torstai, July 5, 2012, no. 27, p. 9 (local weekly Alajärvi, Finland newspaper, included color photos of work

Inquiry Based Collaborative Learning: The Workshop for Art Research and Practice at the University of Florida, (with S. Miller)Future Forward, Volume 1, Issue 2, Manifestos & Manifestations, Integrative Teaching International, March 2011, p. 48-61.

 Full page-full color ad in No.64 Winter Issue of Art Lies, for CAA session, Post-Duchamp, Post-Production: Delineations of Media in Art Theory and Pedagogy, College Art Association Conference, Chicago.

Image of Artwork, 21st Century Albatross, UF Alumni Magazine, Winter 2009.

Phillip Ramati, Macon Museum Exhibit Marries Art and Technology, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS STATE & LOCAL WIRE, THE MACON TELEGRAPH, September 14, 2008. This AP art review with images of my work appeared under different headlines (Exhibit Combines Art and Computers) in The Macon Telegraph, Athens Banner-Herald, The Colonnade, Marietta Daily Journal, Miami Examiner, Design Taxi, and several other Atlanta and Southeast art publications.

Laura Stewart, Art 'Packs' Heat in Stetson Gallery Show, DAYTONA BEACH NEWS, February 15, 2008

David Hackett, Mixed Media Show Covers Broad Spectrum, GAINESVILLE SUN, September 6, 2007

Alec Clayton, Visual Edge, Two Things on Ice, THE TACOMA WEEKLY VOLCANO, November, 2, 2006

 Soil Artist-Run Gallery 1995-2005, funded by Art Patch, King County Lodging Tax, and The Washington State Arts Commission, released Seattle, WA, October 2005. A book about the history and cultural contributions of SOIL Artist-run Gallery in Seattle. As a founding member of SOIL, I was a contributing writer and provided photo documentation of curated exhibitions, collaborative projects and personal artistic production.

Lynn Jacobson, Soil, Franz Ferdinand, and Allah Made Me Funny, SEATTLE WEEKLY, Arts and Entertainment, September 28, 2005.

Doug Margeson, Exhibit Features Artists Who Explore Inner Self By Focusing on The Exterior, EASTSIDE JOURNAL, Friday, September 10, 1999.

Regina Hackett, Hearty Shows Step Into The Light, SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER, July 16, 1999

Beth Sellars and Sean Elwood, Seattle Collects Seattle, A Ten Year Retrospective of the Seattle Arts Program, published by the SEATTLE ART COMMISSION,1998, p. 94.Cynthia Rose, Alternative Art, A New Accounting, THE SEATTLE TIMES, December 17, 1998.

Jill Connor, Goods, NEW ART EXAMINER, p.65, December/January issue, 1998/99.

1998 Bumbershoot Picks: Visual Arts, SEATTLE WEEKLY, September 3-9, 1998.         

Regina Hackett, Soil's Whimsical Art Show/Sale Offers Mixture of Humor, Style, SEATTLE POST INTELLIGENCER, September 4, 1998

 Laura Lee Bennett, Public Art or Environmental Menace? SOIL Gallery Digs Up an Old Controversy
and Turns It into an Art Show,
WASHINGTON FREE PRESS, Seattle, May/June edition, 1998.

Mary Voelz Chandler, review of collaborative installation, Well Being and Major Disorders, ROCKY MOUNTAIN NEWS, Friday, April 3, 1998.

Susan Platt and Cheryl H. Hahn, Sound Alternatives in Seattle, ART PAPERS, March/April Edition, 1998.

Joe Heim, Off the Wall Makes It’s Top Picks, Liverbrau-o-rama, a collaborative between Sean Miller, Bethany Taylor and Brain Wallace, SEATTLE TIMES, Thursday, January 1, 1998.

With, recommended by THE STRANGER, Seattle, WA, December, 1997.

Peter Frank, Pick of the Week, Maura Bendett, See-thru, and Solar Perplexus, LA WEEKLY, May, 1997

Sheila Farr, Fall Arts Preview–New Faces, New Spaces, THE SEATTLE WEEKLY, September 4, 1996

Catalogue for Women's Work Second Shift, Boulder CO, compiled by curators Gail Wagner and Pam Gagner, 1995

Michael Shernick, MFA Show is Somehow Less Than The Sum of its Fine Parts, COLORADO DAILY, March 29, 1994

Michael Shernick, UMC Gallery Exhibit Shows Art's Expanding Boundaries, COLORADO DAILY, February 17, 1994