Colorist work
Still Life



  1978- Independent Study-Painting through Oregon State University, Paris, France

1970- Oregon State University, B.S. Secondary Art Education 1968-1966- Oregon State University, B.A. Painting, Printmaking1966-1964- California State University, Northridge, CA1966-1962- Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, CA  

One Person Exhibitions

2011 American Painting, Washington, DC    2008 American Painting, Washington, DC

   2007 American Painting, Washington DC    2006 Broderick Gallery, Portland Oregon   2005-Andrei Kushnir, Michele Taylor LLC, NY, NY     2002-Andrei Kushnir, Michele Taylor LLC, Ellicott City, MD       2001-Taylor & Sons Fine Art, Washington DC 2000-Broderick Gallery, Portland, OR            1997-American Association of Interior Designers, Washington DC  1996-Taylor & Sons Fine Art, Carlisle, PA  1995-Demuth Foundation, Lancaster, PA   1994-Marin-Price Gallery, Washington DC        1993-American Association of Interior Designers, Washington DC      1992-The Bianco Gallery, New Hope, Pennsylvania

           1992,1986,1985,1984 & 1983-Lawrence Gallery, Sheridan, OR

  1991-Galleries Lareuse, Washington DC       1990-Fort Hunter Museum, Harrisburg, PA           1990 & 1985-Foster/White Gallery, Seattle, WA    1989-Barclay-Jones, Washington DC      1985-Village Gallery, Lahaina, HI

        1983-Fountain Gallery, Portland, OR

          1980-Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR        1976-Quenzler Gallery, La Jolla, CA         1976-University of Portland, Portland, OR         1973-Willamette University, Salem, OR  

Selected Invitational and Group Shows

2008-American Painting, New York, NY2008-American Painting, Washington, DC2007-American Painting, New York2006, American Painting, Washington, DC     2005-Ukrainian Institute of America, Old School Painters, NY, NY         2001-Taylor & Sons Fine Arts, Masterworks, Washington DC    1999-Carole Siegel Gallery, Group Show, Pittsburgh, PA       1991-Galerie Rahut,  American Artist, Munchen, Germany          1990-Conacher Gallery, Emerging Artists, San Francisco, CA      1986-Susan Blanchard Gallery, Group Show, NY, NY      1984-Portland Art Museum, Recent Acquisitions, Portland, OR          1984-Oregon State University, Distinguished Alumni, Corvallis, OR           1982-Kunst Ina Broese, Group Show, Laren, The Netherlands   1977-Oregon Printmakers’ Invitational, Gresham, OR

     1976-San Diego Art Institute, Gallery Artist, San Diego, CA

 Selected Collections
Their Royal Majesties, Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of JapanSenator Herbert KohlSenator and Mrs. Mark O. HatfieldSupreme Court t Justice Sandra Day O’ConnorM r. & Mrs. Vernon Jordan, Jr. ESQ.Commonwealth of PennsylvaniaThe Marriott Corporation, Washinton DCThe Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, MNDauphin Deposit Bank, Harrisburg, PARainier Bank and Trust Co., Seattle, WAU.S Bankcorp, Portland, ORWeil, Gotsall and Manges, Portland, ORAllan Shivers Medical Center, Austin, TXSisters of Providence Hospital, Seattle, WAHershey Medical Center, Hershey, PAJohnson and Higgins, Portland, ORPacific Western Bank, Portland, ORFar West Federal Savings Bank, Portland ORSalishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, ORCity Of Lake Oswego, OROregon Health Sciences Center, Portland, OROregon State University, Corvallis, ORUniversity of Oklahoma, Norick Art Center, Oklahoma City, OKPortland Art Museum, Portland, ORTuality Hospital, Hillsboro, ORUniversity of Oregon Museum of Art, Eugene, OR _________________________________________________________________There are more than 1,200 of Michele Taylor’s Original Works of art in collections, both public and private throughout the world. 
Special Accomplishments1983-Shreiner’s Iris garden named a new hybrid “Michele Taylor” in honor of her artwork. 
 Selected Publications February, 1993-Patriot News, Photo, Celebrations of Women ArticleMay, 1993-City Beats, Color PhotoJuly, 1992-Architectural Digest, Color PhotoJuly, 1990-Apprise Magazine, “River Metaphors”, ArticleJuly, 1990-Alaska Airlines Magazine National, Article, Color ReproductionApril, 1990-The Patriot News, Article, Color ReproductionSummer 1989-Museum and Arts Magazine, Washington DCJuly, 1989- Hill Rag, Article, Washington DCFebruary, 1983-The Oregonian, Article & Photo, Portland, ORSeptember, 1983- Oregon Magazine, Visual Arts Column, OR1983-Who’s Who in American Arts 16th Edition, New YorkJune, 1982-The Oregonian, Color Photo Story, OROctober, 1982-Maui Beach Press, Color Photo & Article Lahaina, HIApril, 1981-Willamette Week, Article Portland, ORJune 1978- Lake Oswego Review, Article & Photo, Lake Oswego, ORSeptember, 1975-Catholic Sentinel, Portland, OR 

  Selected Teaching and Lectures 1990-Foster/White Gallery-Guest lecture, Seattle Washington1989-Corcoran School of Art-Guest lecture, Washington DC1985-Clackamas Community College, Clackamas, OR1984-Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, Neskowin, OR1983-Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR1973-Salem Public Schools, “Artist in the Schools”, Salem, OR  
  Achievements  Michele Taylor has been active in mentoring promising artists and interacting with various communities to improve the relationship between the artists and the public.

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