Mary Taylor Sculpture

RESUME

Born | Public Works | Commissions | Awards | Solo Exhibitions | Two-Person Exhibitions
Group Exhibitions | Bibliography | Education | Affiliations | Employment | Museums

Born:
1947 Rochester, New York

Public Works:
"The Horse", Private Residence, Reddick, Florida, 2015
"Whooping Crane", Bausch & Lomb , Rochester, New York, 2013
"American Bald Eagle", Veteran's Memorial Park, Rochester,, New York, 2012
"The Filly", Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York, 2011
"Fawn II", White Haven Memorial Park, Rochester, NY, 2007
"Raccoon II", White Haven Memorial Park, Rochester, NY, 2007
"Trumpeter Swan", Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ, 2002
"Great Horned Owl", Massachusetts Audubon Society, Belmont, MA, 2000
"Winged Regalia(2 wall reliefs of Great Blue Heron)", Gianniny & Associates, Rochester, NY, 1999
"Rampant Lion", The Flanders Group, Rochester, NY, 1998
"Red Fox", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT, 1997
"The Rhino", Rochester Raging Rhinos Soccer Club, Rochester, NY, 1997
"California Condor", San Bernandino County Museum, Redlands, CA, 1995
"The Five Sisters", Canada Geese Bausch & Lomb World Headquarters, Rochester, NY, 1995
"Through Light and Harmony", Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA, 1995
"Serenity (Great Blue Heron)", WXXI Public Broadcasting, Rochester, NY, 1992
"Inspiration Falls from Our Heritage", WXXI Public Broadcasting, Rochester, NY, 1992
"Spirit of the Heart", Golden Eagle Memorial, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA, 1990

Commissions:

2016"Meadowlark", Scotia, NY, Scotia, NY
"Hawks and Trees", Penskes, Nantucket, MA
"Squirrel", Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
2014"Tennessee Walker", Libbie Gerry, Reddick, Florida
"Three Trout", Gayle and Robert Stiles, Rochester, NY
2013"River Otter", Sandra Lloyd, Rochester, NY
"Shar Pei", Philip Carey, Canandaigua, NY
"Resplendent Quetzal", Clarinda Northrup, New York City, New York
"Dragonfly", Giovanna Multala, Rochester, NY
2012"Cardinals in Apple Blossoms", Robert and Gayle Stiles, Rochester, New York
"Burrowing Owl", Robert Manion, Homer Glen, Illinois
2011"American Bald Eagle", Veterans Memorial, Rochester, NY
2007"Chipmunk IV", Richard Shaffer, Corrales, NM
"Red Fox IV", Taylor Sage, Peterborough, NH
"Chickadee on Sunflower", Lee Stevenson, Wilton, CT
2006"Chipmunk III", Taylor Sage, Peterborough, NH
"Green Jay", Howard Halff, San Antonio, TX
"Gecko", John and Melissa Gruen, Englewood, NJ
2005"Pygmy Owl", Ruth Hastings, Mendon, NY
"Hummingbird in Hibiscus", Donna Hammer, Mendon, NY
"Burrowing Owl", Renee Hanson, Trenton, NJ
2002"Trumpeter Swan", Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ
"Great Horned Owl", Massachusetts Audubon Society Chapter, Belmont, MA
2000"Red-bellied Woodpecker", Mark Gianniny, Rochester, NY
"Screech Owl III", Bruce Gianniny, Rochester, NY
"Charlotte's Spirit Goose", Charlotte Taylor, Princeton, NJ
"Mr. Fox", Roger Friedlander, Rochester, NY
"Woodcock with Chick", Jane Kitchen, Rochester, NY
1999"Winged Regalia (wall reliefs of Great Blue Herons)", Gianniny & Associates, Rochester, NY
"Hooded Merganser", Robert and Muriel Haggarty, Canandaigua, NY
1998"Osprey with Redfish", Robert and Jean Taylor, Brays Island, SC
"Rampant Lion", The Flanders Group, Rochester, NY
1997"The Rhino", Rochester Raging Rhinos Soccer Club, Rochester, NY
"Lacewing on Hostas", Robert and Gayle Stiles, Rochester, NY
1996"Screech Owl on Oak", Wm. J. Merzke, Rochester, NY
"Owl on Spruce", Robert E. Craig, Pittsford, NY
"Mayfly on Ferns", Robert and Gail Stiles, Rochester, NY
1995"Gambels Quail", Jean Taylor, Rochester, NY
1994"Five Canada Geese in Flight", Bausch & Lomb Wintergarden, World Headquarters, Rochester, NY
"Through Light and Harmony", Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA
1993"Bannertail Kangaroo Rat", Diana Miner, Rochester, NY
1992"Serenity (Great Blue Heron)", WXXI Public Broadcasting, Rochester, NY
"Inspiration Falls From Our Heritage", WXXI Public Broadcasting, Rochester, NY
1991"Oak Forest", Fairfield Osborn Preserve, Penngrove, PA
"With Kindness (White Egret)", Thomas Richards, Chicago, IL
1990"Spirit of the Heart", Golden Eagle Memorial, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA

Awards:

20163rd Prize, "Snail Kite", Laumeister Fine Arts Competition, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
Grand Prize Sculpture, "Florida Panther", American Women Artists Juried , online, Queensbury, NY
20133rd Prize, "Excalibur, The Stag", Laumeister Fine Arts Exhibition, Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
2009Best in Sculpture, CelebrateHerStory, Manhattan Arts International (online), New York, NY
Medal of Excellence, "The Filly", Artists for Conservation, Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
2000"Addy" award, Rochester Advertising Federation, Rochester, NY
1997Certificate of Recognition, "The Rhino", Monroe County Legislature, Rochester, NY
1994Leonard Meiselman Award, "The She-Wolf", Society of Animal Artists, Bennington, VT
19921st Place, "California Condor", Redlands Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Redlands, CA
19911st Place Sculpture, "With Kindness", Of Times and Places, Montana Art Institute, Dillon, MT
National Award, "Turtle Island", National Small Works, Cobleskill, NY
3rd Prize Sculpture, "With Kindness", Pacific Rim Wildlife, Tacoma, WA
Judges Award, "With Kindness", Klamath Open, Klamath Falls, OR
1989Merit Award, "Northern Harrier", Salmon River National, Riggins, ID
National Award, "Reclining Nude", National Small Works, Cobleskill, NY
Best of Show, "Reclining Nude", Salmon River National, Riggins, ID
Merit Award, "Reclining Nude", 12th Annual, Minot, ND

Solo Exhibitions:

2013Arts Council of Greater Rochester, Rochester, NY
2010Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, NY
2009Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Kempton, PA
2008Bloomfield Gardens, Honeoye Falls, NY
2007Bloomfield Gardens, Honeoye Falls, NY
2005Bloomfield Gardens, Honeoye Falls, NY
European Traditions & Antiques, Nantucket, MA
2002MTS Studio Exhibit, Honeoye Falls, NY
1999Gallery at One Bausch & Lomb Place, Rochester, NY
1998MTS Studio Exhibit, Honeoye Falls, NY
1997Golden Lynx Gallery, Mendon, NY
1994MTS Studio Exhibit, Honeoye Falls, NY
1993MTS Studio Exhibit, Honeoye Falls, NY
1988Center Street Gallery, Healdsburg, CA

Two-Person Exhibitions:

2013Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY
2005Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
1992Rochester Museum & Science Center, Rochester, NY
Maturango Museum, Ridgecrest, CA
1991Wiseman Gallery, Rogue Community College, Grants Pass, OR
1990Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY
1987Oxford Gallery, Rochester, NY

Group Exhibitions:

2017"Wild in the Country", Genesee Country Museum, Mumford, , NY
2016"Animals in Art", Mills Pond Gallery, St. James, , NY
"Annual Master & Signature Member Show", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
"American Women's Art Association", online show, Queensbury, NY
"Winter Opening", ArtBlend, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
"ArtHamptons", Bridgehampton, Bridgehampton, NJ
"Annual Membership Exhibition", Mill Art Center, Honeoye Falls, NY
2014"Small Works Exhibition", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, , VT
2013"Reigning Cats & Dogs", Wayne Art Center, Wayne, , PA
"Laumeister Fine Arts Exhibition", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
"Artists for Conservation 6th Annual Exhibition", Grouse Mountain Resort, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada
2012"Dog Days of Summer", Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, Ormond Beach, , Florida
"116th Annual Open Exhibition", Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York City, New York
"Crow Show", Shoe Factory Gallery, Rochester, New York
"Members Exhibition", Mill Art Center & Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
"Unconditional Love:Cats and Dogs", The Shoe Factory Art Co-op , Rochester, New York
2011"Art and the Animal XIV", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, , VT
"Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Collection", National Arts Club, New York,, New York
"Art Show at the Dog Show", The Foyer Gallery and City Arts Building, Wichita , Kansas
2010"Beyond Audubon", Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, , IL
"Laumeister Fine Arts Competition", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
"Local Artists Annual Exhibition 2010", Lower Mill Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
"Recent Works Online Exhibition", National Sculpture Society, New York, New York
"Fired-Up: Metal and Glass", Troy-Hayner Cultural Center, Troy, OH
"Devon Horse Show", Devon Horse Show Gallery, Devon, PA
2009"Impressions of New England", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, , VT
"The Art of Conservation", Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
"Gallery Members' Exhibition", Bloomfield Gardens, Honeoye Falls, NY
"Art of the Animal XIV", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
2008"Political Animals", The Von Liebig Art Center, Naples, , FL
2007"Society of Animal Artist", 47th Annual Exhibition, Parker, , CO
"Finger Lake Exhibition", Finger Lakes, Rochester, NY
2004"Animals of Art International Exhibition", Louisana State University, Baton Rouge, , LA
2003"Society of Animal Artists", 42nd Annual Exhibition Traveling Show, Neenah, , WI
2002"Society of Animal Artists", 42nd Annual Exhibition, Denver, , CO
2000"Black & White Exhibition", Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, , NJ
"Art and the Animal", The R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA
"Art and the Animal", Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, UT
"Art and the Animal", Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford, IL
"Art and the Animal", Neville Public Museum, Green Bay, WI
1999"Art and the Animal", Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, , OH
"Art and the Animal", The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, OH
"An Eye on Nature", Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
1998"Tempo", Nazareth College, Rochester, , NY
"For the Birds", Sonnenberg Gardens, Rochester, NY
"Art and the Animal Kingdom III", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
1997"Art and the Animal", Society of Animal Artists, Columbus, , OH
"Art of the Animal Kingdom II", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
"Kentucky National Art & Wildlife Traveling Exhibit", Bank One Gallery, Louisville, KY
"Woman, The Artists View", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, VT
"Dishman Art Gallery Competition", Lamar University, Beaumont, TX
"Museum Exhibition", Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ
"Spirit of Nature", Diablo Valley College, North Palm Beach, FL
1996"Art of the Animal Kingdom", Bennington Center for the Arts, Bennington, , VT
"The Sangre de Christo", Arts and Conference Center, Pueblo, CO
"Wildlife Exhibit", Kentucky National Art & Wildlife Exhibit, Henderson, KY
"25th Anniversary Outdoor Sculpture Show", Shidoni, Tesuque, NM
"Arts and Science Center", Southeast Arkansas, Pine Bluff, AR
"Virginia Museum", Natural History, Martinsville, VA

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Bibliography:

  • Women Artists at the Memorial Art Gallery, "The Filly", May '17, Rochester, New York
  • FINE ARTS CONNOISSEUR, "Burrowing Owl V", May '17, Healdsburg, California
  • ARTBLEND, "Mary Taylor", issue #7 '16, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • FINE ART CONNOISSEUR, "Feathers, Fur & Fins", October '16, New York, NY
  • ARTBLEND., "Artists' Profiles", Vol 4 '16, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
  • METROPOLITAN, "Mary Taylor, Woman of Steel", Fall 2013 '13, Rochester, New York
  • ARTICULATE, MEMORIAL ART GALLERY, "Centennial Sculpture Park", February '13, Rochester, NY
  • DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, "Brighton Veterans Memorial Taking Shape", April '12, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Vet Memorial Coming to Fruition", May '12, Rochester, NY
  • METROPOLITAN, "Taylor Commissioned for Veterans' Memorial", Fall '12, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Brighton Dedicates Veterans Memorial", November '12, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Brighton Asked to Front $195,000 for Memorial", September '11, Rochester, NY
  • 55+, "Mary Taylor, Creating award-winning Sculpture...", May/June '10, Rochester, NY
  • THE WORLD OF WELDING, "Great Peace in the Darkness", Winter '08, Troy, OH
  • SUNDAY MESSENGER, "Visions in Steel", November '05, Rochester, NY
  • DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, "Metal Shines", November '05, Rochester, NY
  • THE INQUIRER AND MIRROR, "Creatures Featured", July '05, Nantucket, MA
  • NEW YORK TIMES, "Rocky‚Äôs Relative", March '05, New York, NY
  • NANTUCKET INDEPENDENT, "Welder Nurtures Nature", July '05, Nantucket, MA
  • WXXI, "The Best is Yet with Bob Koch", January '00, Rochester, NY
  • TIME-WARNER, "Women of Steel", January '00, Rochester, NY
  • DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, "This Week in the Arts, New and Notable", March '98, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Call of the Wild", August '97, Rochester, NY
  • DEMOCRAT & CHRONICLE, "Rhinos Unveil Steel Sculpture for Team MVP", April '97, Rochester, NY
  • WOKR-TV, "Interview", April '97, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Back to the Wild", January '97, Rochester, NY
  • ROCHESTER RAGING RHINOS, "The Rhino", May/June '97, Rochester, NY
  • WHEC-TV, "Positively Rochester", March '97, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Local Sculptor Rages", April '97, Rochester, NY
  • CHANNEL 26, "Soccer Sam, Interview", April '97, Rochester, NY
  • THE DAILY MESSENGER, "Sculptor Uses Nature as her Guide", January '97, Canandaigua, NY
  • INTERIORS, "Teamwork", September '96, New York, NY
  • THE GLEANER, "Art and Wildlife", October '96, Henderson, KY
  • THE ADVOCATE, "Artemis", June '96, Williamstown, MA
  • WILDLIFE ART NEWS, "Perspectives From the Field", May/June '96, Minneapolis, MN
  • DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE, "Greenhouse Effect", February '96, Rochester, NY
  • REDLANDS DAILY FACTS, "Last-Minute Fund-raising Keeps Condor in Town", October '95, Redlands, CA
  • DEMOCRAT and CHRONCLE, "B&L Sees Chance to Soar", October '95, Rochester, NY
  • TIMES UNION, "Weighty Works to Adorn B&L", September '95, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Optical Infusion", October '95, Rochester, NY
  • DEMOCRAT and CHRONICLE, "Artwork to Help Debut B&L Tower", September '95, Rochester, NY
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Wrapped up in Art", October '95, Rochester, NY
  • REDLANDS FACTS, "Money Sought to Keep Local 'Art in Public Places ", October '95, Redlands, CA
  • THE SUN, "Flurry of Funds Helps Condor Land at New Site", October '95, Redlands, CA
  • WILDLIFE ART NEWS, "Creatures of the Clan", July/August '94, St. Louis Park, MN
  • SOUTHWEST ART, "Animal Aesthetics & Ethics", May '93, Houston, TX
  • SONOMA STYLE MAGAZINE, "Earthwatch: Eye on the Environment", February '93, Santa Rosa, CA
  • THE TIMES, "Animals Take Over Norton Art Gallery", January '93, Shreveport, LA
  • REDLANDS DAILY FACTS, "'Condor' Brings Park to Life", April '92, Redlands, CA
  • BRIGHTON-PITTSFORD POST, "Artist Returns Home to Leave her Marks at WXXI", October '92, Rochester, NY
  • KRCB-TV, "Studio Views", June '92, Santa Rosa, CA
  • WXXI HOLIDAY ISSUE NEWSLETTER, "Station Signals, WXXI Dedicates Garden Courtyard", December '92, Rochester, NY
  • READING TIMES, "Flight of Fantasy", January '91, Reading, PA
  • KFTY TV-50, "Let's Talk", October '90, Santa Rosa, CA
  • PRESS DEMOCRAT, "Sculptor Mary Taylor Honors Bird of Prey", August '90, Santa Rosa, CA
  • READING EAGLE, "Eagle Among Hawks", September '90, Reading, PA
  • HEALDSBURG TRIBUNE, "'Spirit of the Heart' Heads for Hawk Mountain", July '90, Healdsburg, CA
  • 101 NORTH, "High-Flying Sculptor", October '90, Santa Rosa, CA
  • PRESS DEMOCRAT, "His Art's in the Right Place", August '88, Santa Rosa, CA
  • NEWS HERALD, "Olive Oyl's (and Friends) Visit City Hall", August '87, Santa Rosa, CA
  • TIMES UNION, "Sisterhood is Beautiful", May '87, Rochester, NY
  • PRESS DEMOCRAT, "Healdsburg Condor Takes Flight to Show", November '85, Santa Rosa, CA
  • HEALDSBURG TRIBUNE, "The Condor", October '85, Healdsburg, CA
  • SACRAMENTO UNION, "Endangered Raptors' Saviors Meet", November '85, Sacramento, CA
  • PRESS DEMOCRAT, "Artist Creates Her Vision in Steel", July '84, Santa Rosa, CA

Education:

1996 "Encaustic Painting", Women's Studio Workshop, Rosendale, NY
"Desktop Publishing", Nazareth College, Rochester, NY
1991 "Biological Illustration", Sonoma State University, Cotati, CA
1989 "Sculpture", Woodstock School of Art, Woodstock, NY
1967 American University, Washington, DC
1966 University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
1964 American School of Craftsmen, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

Affiliations:

  • National Sculpture Society, New York, NY
  • Catherine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, New York, NY
  • Society of Animal Artists, New York, NY
  • Artists for Conservation, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

1972-84   Employment:
     McIntyre Tile Company, Vice-President, Director of Design, Healdsburg, CA

Museums/Galleries:

  • Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York
  • ArtBlend, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida
  • Mill Art Center & Gallery, Honeoye Falls, NY
  • San Bernandino County Museum, Redlands, CA
  • Princeton Public Library, Princeton, NJ
  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ

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