Abstract Landscape with Flowers #17 - Taylor Smith
on reclaimed silkscreen frame
Taylor Smith is a contemporary artist with
a primary focus on blending oil painting
with silkscreen printing, chemistry,
mathematics and social commentary.
Within Taylor’s work, she seeks to
combine figuration and abstraction with
elements of science, commercial imagery,
traditional still life and portraiture. To accomplish this, Taylor not only finds herself using a wide variety of materials and mediums including discarded analog technology, silkscreen printing, vintage news headlines and commercial packaging, but also incorporating mathematics, organic chemistry, mechanics and photography into a work that has greater meaning than the materials used to make it. Taylor also works with 8mm film and other analog film mediums to blend the practice of filmmaking and painting. Her recent work explores the relationship between abstraction and the ordered world of still life and traditional portraiture. Ultimately Taylor’s intention is to blend painting with elements of technology, chemistry and mechanics to create an unexpected and transformative experience.
Taylor is currently a resident artist at the Mondavi Family-owned Charles Krug Winery in Napa Valley California. She is also the official artist interior design partner for Carnival Cruise Lines worldwide fleet and she is an Eli Lilly Creative Renewal Arts Fellow.
Taylor can be contacted directly at the following:
Studio: 212 West 10th Street – Studio B360
Indianapolis, IN 46202
Facebook: www.facebook.com/TaylorSmithContemporaryArt Instagram: www.Instagram.com/TaylorSmithStudio