MFA Studio Art, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, 2011

 BFA Pictorial Art, Minor Art History, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA, 2008

 Accademia Di Belle Arti, Florence Italy, 2005




 T.Moro Projects, Now, Here and Everywhere, Santa Clara CA


  Incline Gallery, Everything's a Thing, San Francisco, CA

  r. blitzer gallery, Catamaran Art Show, Santa Cruz, CA

  Anne & Mark's Art Party 2014, San Jose, CA

  Cabrillo Gallery, Pushing the Envelope, Faculty Exhibition, Aptos, CA

  Axis Gallery, The Memory Pore, Sacramento, CA


  Cabrillo Gallery, Sight Insight- Faculty Exhibition, Aptos, CA


  Marin Museum of Contemporary Art: Fall National Juried Exhibition, Novato, CA

  Pro Arts, Bay Area Currents: What We Can't See But Want to See is Art, Oakland, CA

  Cabrillo Gallery: Your Art Here, Aptos, CA

  Santa Cruz Arts League: Open Studios Preview Exhibit, Santa Cruz, CA

  Pajaro Valley Arts Council, Photo Alchemy: Alternative Processes in Photographic Media, Watsonville, CA


  Brooklyn Artists Gym, 50/50, Brooklyn, New York

  Brooklyn Artists Gym, Intimate: Small Works,  Brooklyn, New York

  Richard L. Nelson Gallery, The House of Others: UC Davis MFA Thesis Show, Davis, CA

 The Abbey, CCS, Santa Cruz, CA 


  University Club, Great Expectations: UC Davis first year MFA show, Davis, CA


  San Jose State University, Time Redone Place Particular and Me, BFA show, San Jose, CA

  Art Ark, Recent Work SJSU Art, San Jose, CA

  Crema, FF, San Jose, CA


  Blackwater Arts Gallery, 100 100, San Jose, CA

  Orchard Commercial North First Artspace, Figurative Works, San Jose, CA


  Accademia Di Belle Arti, Fato, Florence Italy




  Nelson ARTfriends Award, University of California, Davis


  Freemon P. Gadberry Award, University of California, Davis


  Freemon P. Gadberry Award, University of California, Davis


  Raymond Henley-Carrico Scholarship, San Jose State University

  Helen Dooley Scholarship, San Jose State University

  Catherine Urban Scholarhip, San Jose State University



  Catamaran Literary Reader, Volume 2, Issue 1, Winter 2014

  Maise Skidmore, "Matthew Weston Taylor's little characters make a hazy dream-world" It's Nice That

    (blog). October 11, 2013.

  Kate Singleton, "Artist Crush: Matthew Weston Taylor", Art Hound (blog).  September 3, 2013.