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Douglas E. Taylor, artist and poet of the western states

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Resume'  Douglas E. Taylor AXIS, crane and fish, available as a giclee fine art print ELK II, available as a giclee fine art print LAKE  OF  THE  SKY  TANGO, available as a  giclee fine art print

D O U G L A S    E.    T A Y L O R

    SUMMARY  OF  PROFESSIONAL  EXPERIENCE                                April 2013
    A more detailed resume’  is available to collectors upon request

    1979 - present Professional Fine Art Artist:
    Printmaking: mixed-process monoprints (combinations of etching, collagraph, monotype, dry-point, photocopy transfer, linoleum relief, wood-cut and wood engraving, counter-proofing) and Mixed Media:  collage of various types of printmaking on canvas integrated with acrylic painting, represented and exhibited in many fine art galleries and public exhibits

    1981- present Professional Speaking, Presentations and Workshops:
    Professional Art Topics: Successful Artist Practices; Innovations in Accessible Printmaking; Artistic Directions; Power of the Image; Printmaking Processes; Price/Value of Artwork; The Portfolio; Artist and Gallery Relationships; Picture Framing (aesthetics and conservation methods); Various Studio Art Techniques; Modern and Contemporary Art

    Business Management and Entreprenurial Skills:
    2011-present Manager of Fine Art Gallery and Custom Frame Shop -
    ART  FOCUS, Fine Arts & Custom Picture Framing: Hamilton, MT
    Features Montana and regional artists in a wide variety of style and media

    1992 -2009 Owner/manager of Fine Art Gallery and Custom Frame Shop -
    Vista Gallery: A progressive and contemporary commercial gallery and knowledgeable full-service custom frame shop in the Lake Tahoe and Truckee area. A unique art business featured in a national magazine, featured original art by over 36 accomplished artists in a variety of media,  produced major exhibits and many other continuous rotating displays. Sold business in December of 2009.

    1982-1998  Teaching Experience: College/University Level,  128 credits taught in Drawing, Printmaking, Design, Painting, Sculpture and Art History 
    Sierra College, Truckee, CA; University of Nevada, Reno, NV; Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV;
    St. Louis Community Colleges, Forest Park and Meramec, MO; University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Las Vegas, NV

    1990 Gallery Director, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV

    1977-82  Graphic Artist and Illustrator, Las Vegas, NV and Ashland, OR
    advertising agency and free-lance illustration and graphic design

    1989 Master of Fine Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
    Printmaking  (Scholarship Recipient)

    1986 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD  
    Graduate Studio Art Courses, 12 credits, Summer Session

    1979 Bachelor of Professional Arts, Oregon College of Art, Ashland, OR  Illustration and Painting
    (Scholarship Recipient)

    1980-2009  Forty-four Solo Exhibits
    1980-2004  Twenty-eight Invitational Group Exhibitions or Art Department Faculty Shows
    1980-1993  Competitions and Awards: Awards and recognition in a variety of media, including: printmaking,
                     mixed media, watercolor painting, oil painting, drawing and photography.

    All solo exhibits feature all new artworks except noted retrospectives

    Art Focus, September’s Featured Artist,  7 New Mixed-Media Artworks, Hamilton, MT

    Ravalli County Bank, Gicle’e Prints, Hamilton, MT (1 month)

    Blacksmith Brewery, Gicle’e Prints, Stevensville, MT (2 months)

    Picturesque, Gicle’e Prints, Hamilton, MT (2 months)

    2010 North Valley Hospital, "Spirit of Nature" Gicle’e Prints of Mixed-Media, Whitefish, MT

    2009 Vista Gallery, “In Spirit, New Mixed-Media Pieces and Printmaking, Tahoe Vista, Ca 

    2007 The Vision Place, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada
    "The Spirit of Layers: Innovations in Printmaking and Mixed-Media
    " Reno, NV

    2006 Appaloosa Museum, “Appaloosa Spirit”, Moscow, ID
    (The first solo exhibit by an artist at the museum)

    2005 Vista Gallery,"Rivers & Horses" New Mixed-Media Pieces and Printmaking, Tahoe Vista,CA

    2002-03 Vista Gallery,"Whirled Piece" 14 New Mixed-Media Pieces, Tahoe Vista, CA

    2001 Vista Gallery, "A Sense of Wonder" Printmaking & Mixed Media Tahoe Vista, CA

    2000 Vista Gallery, "Taovista" Printmaking & Mixed Media, Tahoe Vista, CA

    1999 Western Nevada Community College, "Douglas Taylor & Artists of  Vista Gallery", Carson City, NV
    (12 new art pieces by me and one to two new pieces by 12 gallery artists)

    1997 Sierra Nevada College, The Tahoe Gallery "Exaggerations: Drawings & Mixed Media", Incline Village, NV

    1996 The Gallery of Douglas Taylor, "A Trout Swims To Maui: New Printmaking & Mixed Media", Tahoe Vista, CA

    1995 The Gallery of Douglas Taylor, "24 New Works" Printmaking & Mixed Media, Tahoe Vista, CA

    1993 The Gallery of Douglas Taylor, "Stream Dreams" Printmaking & Mixed Media, Tahoe Vista, CA

    1991, 93   North Lake Tahoe Fine Arts Council, Art In Public Places, Lake Tahoe, NV and CA

    1992 XS Gallery, Western Nevada Community College, x10 Annex, Photography display, Carson City, NV

    1991 University of Nevada, Reno, Manville Gallery, "Paper Dreams (2 & 3-Dimensional Printmaking)", Reno, NV

    1990 Tallac Historic Site, Twin Cabins Fine Art Gallery, "Printmaking & Mixed Media", South Lake Tahoe, CA

    1990 Tay'nahza Gallery, "Changes In Altitude" New Monoprints, Truckee, CA

    1989 Washington University Gallery of Art, "MFA Thesis Exhibit", St. Louis, MO

    1987 Rogue Gallery, "Retrospective of Etchings, 1980-1987", Medford, OR 

    1987 Marcus Gallery, "Paradise" Painting & Mixed Media, Las Vegas, NV

    1985 Clark County Public Library, "Foreign Impressions" Drawings, Las Vegas, NV

    1984 Clark County Public Library, "The Potter & The Weaver" Paintings and Drawings, Las Vegas, NV

    1983 Winter Park Gallery, "Etchings:  A Retrospective", Winter Park, CO

    1983 Austine Wood Gallery, "Indian Corn" Printmaking & Mixed Media,  Boulder City, NV

    1982 Ryan Galleries, "New Impressions" Printmaking & Painting, Las Vegas, NV

    1982 Bullock's Department Store Gallery, "Artist of the Month, Recent Works",  Las Vegas, NV

    1982 Reed Whipple Cultural Center, Desert Visions:  New Paintings and Etchings, North Las Vegas, NV

    1982 Canterbury Arts, Oils & Etchings, Las Vegas, NV

    1981 Charleston Heights Art Center, Doug Taylor Exhibit, Las Vegas, NV

    1981-86 Bi-Annual Studio Exhibit, (premiere of over twenty new works, twice a year) New Etchings, Paintings, and Drawings, Las Vegas, NV

    1980 Las Vegas Art Museum - Nevada Artists Gallery: Distant Reflections: Paintings and Drawings, Las Vegas, NV 

    1980 Las Vegas Artist Cooperative Gallery, Paintings and Etchings, Las Vegas, NV

    1980 Valley of Fire State Park, Visitors Center Gallery, Paintings and Etchings, Valley of Fire, NV


    2005 Nevada Museum of Art, Saint Mary's Foundation 9th Annual Celebrities Take A Bough Gala, Reno, NV

    2004 Indiana State University, Against Tradition: Trends in Contemporary Printmaking,  (Thirty contemporary print artists from the United States, Canada and Europe) University Art Gallery, Terre Haute, IN

    2004 Brewery Arts Center, Then & Now: Tahoe & the Sierra - Vintage & Contemporary Images,  Carson City, NV

    2003 Esoteric Gallery, Artown Exhibit:  Beautiful Lake Tahoe, Reno, NV

    2002 Local Color Gallery & Studio, This is Local Color, Incline Village, NV

    2001 Vista Gallery, Old & New, Then & Now, Tahoe Vista, CA

    1999 Western Nevada Community College, Presidential Art Collection, Carson, City, NV

    1999 Frank Hill Gallery, Art Prints (Original Prints by American Artists: Robert Arneson, Thomas Hart Benton, Louise Boureois, Roy DeForest, William DeKooning, Joe Goode, Ed Martinez, Emmy Lou Packard, Stanley Mouse, Jim Pink, Robert Rauschenberg, Carl Summers, Douglas Taylor and Wayne Thiebaud), Reno, NV

    1998 Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe Gallery, Visiting Summer Artist Exhibit (faculty invitational), Incline Village, NV

    1998 North Tahoe Art Center, Fish & Game! (invitational) Tahoe City, CA

    1997 Hyatt Regency, Fund Raising Benefit Exhibit for Abendmusik Academy (invitational), Incline Village, NV

    1997 Sierra Nevada College, Lake Tahoe Gallery, Visiting Summer Artist Exhibit (invitational), Incline Village,  NV

    1996 University of Nevada, Reno, Sheppard Art Gallery, Nevada Printmakers Invitational, Reno, NV

    1996 North Tahoe Conference Center, Sierra Artists Network:  Snowfest Exhibit (invitational), Kings Beach, CA

    1994 The North Tahoe Art Center, "Tahoe Printmakers" (invitational), Tahoe City, CA

    1993 The Gallery of Douglas Taylor, "Premiere Visions", Tahoe Vista, CA

    1992 Gallery City, 2000, Reno City Hall, Reno, NV

    1991 Bi-State Traveling Exhibit, "RIM - Exhibition of Regional Art Department Faculties",  (4 locations)

    1989 Forest Park Community College Art Department Faculty Show, St. Louis, MO

    1988 Iowa State University, Washington University Graduate Art Students, Ames, IA

    1988 MOSSA Center, Washington University Graduate Art Students, St. Louis, MO

    1986 Pennsylvania State University, Maryland Institute, College of Art, Printmaking - Monotypes, Harrisburg, PA

    1985 University of Florida, University of Nevada, Las Vegas Faculty Exhibit, Pensacola, FL

    1980-83 Reed Whipple Cultural Arts Center, Annual Theme Exhibit (invitational), North Las Vegas, NV


    1993 *Tahoe Horizons - A Jurored Fine Arts Show, Sierra Nevada College, Incline Village, NV   (Sierra Artists Network Board Award for mixed-process monoprint)

    1988 Art St. Louis, Jurored Exhibit of Distinguished Area Artists, St. Louis, MO

    1988 Electrum XVII, Holter Museum of Art, Helena, MT

    1988 Wit, Humor and Satire Theme Exhibit, St. Louis Artists Coalition, St. Louis, MO

    1985 **Las Vegas Art Museum, Annual Jurored Show, Las Vegas, NV (first and third places in Printmaking)

    1983-84 Black Canyon Jurored Art Show, Boulder City, NV

    1983 Las Vegas National Paper Works Competition, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV

    1982 *Las Vegas Art Museum, Annual Jurored Show, Las Vegas, NV (Grumbacher Theme Award)

    1981-82 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Annual
    1982- Phoenix, AZ
    1981- Corpus Christi, TX (cash merit award)

    1981 Nevada Watercolor Society, Jurored Member Exhibit, Las Vegas, NV

    1981 *The Greater Las Vegas Advertising Federation Addy Award, (Best Advertising Poster), Southern, NV

    1980 **Las Vegas Art Museum, Annual Jurored Show, Las Vegas, NV (first place in watercolor and oil painting)

    1979 *Las Vegas Art Museum, Annual Jurored Show, Las Vegas, NV (award in painting)


Appaloosa Museum, Moscow, ID
Presidential Art Collection, Western Nevada Community College, Carson City, NV
Hyatt Regency Resort, Lake Tahoe, Incline Village, NV
Texaco, Houston, TX
Tecknekron, Incline Village, NV
AT & T, Denver, CO
Summa Corporation, Las Vegas, NV
KNPR Public Radio, Las Vegas, NV
Mirage Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV
Clark County Public Library, Las Vegas, NV
Cook Energy Corporation, Denver, CO
Vertech Treatment Systems, Denver, CO
Saint James Catholic Church, Las Vegas, NV
Seller, Quirk and Tratos, Las Vegas, NV
Inner Design, Denver, CO
The late American composer, Aaron Copland
Performer, Kenny Rogers (designed and sculpted bronze award given to Kenny Rogers from Nevada State Special Olympics)

Artworks collected by many hundreds of private homes and businesses throughout
the United States

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SOLAR  BEAR  II, polar bear on thin ice,  original mixed-media  art available and available as a  giclee fine art print MOSTLY  WIND, available as a  giclee fine art print
PEACE OF THEN & NOW, a cropped view of THEN & NOW, available as a giclee fine art print in various custom sizes