Contact:  mwestontaylor@gmail.com

Education

 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

 

Exhibitions

2015

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

2014

  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

2013

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

2012      

  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

 2011      

  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 

 2010      

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

 2008      

  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

 2007     

  Blackwater Arts Gallery, 100 100, San Jose, CA

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

 2005     

  Accademia Di Belle Arti, Fato, Florence Italy

 

Awards

2011      

  Nelson ARTfriends Award, University of California, Davis

2010      

  Freemon P. Gadberry Award, University of California, Davis

2009      

  Freemon P. Gadberry Award, University of California, Davis

2008      

  Raymond Henley-Carrico Scholarship, San Jose State University

  Helen Dooley Scholarship, San Jose State University

  Catherine Urban Scholarhip, San Jose State University

 

Bibliography

  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. www.itsnicethat.com/articles/matthew-weston-taylor

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

     www.arthound.com/2013/09/artist-crush-matthew-weston-taylor/