NEWS AND EXHIBITIONS

Ongoing Opportunities to view work:

The Road Gallery                  Rachel Nash Gallery          Nomad Collective
New York City, NY               Dallas, TX                          Nashville, TN

Please feel free to contact me with interest in individual viewings and studio visits.

 

2016: Current / Upcoming:

Music and Masterpieces, August 25
My work will be for sale during this community-driven event that honors a cause worth supporting:  For their seventh year, the Noah and Thisbe Scott Foundation will host their annual art auction to raise funds and awareness for children and families affected by pediatric neuromuscular diseases.  For more information on ticketing and involvement, please click the image below.

TNSF_Art Donation Event

 

 

Taylor O. Thomas : The Chase, March 4-6
This solo exhibition will present TOT drawings and select paintings from the recent series, The Chase, to the Tampa Bay community.  A big thanks to Head Curator, Katherine Gibson of Arthouse3, and Pop-Up Gallery host, Palori Loft, for making this exhibit possible.

Be sure to check out 83 Degrees ‘s article on the exhibition and its collaborators. 
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Shortlist for International Emerging Artist Award!
Excited to have made it through the first round of Dubai’s international contemporary art competition, IEAA.  We will see how the rest of the jurying process unfolds, but a big TOT thanks for their consideration thus far!  You can take a look at the Live Shortlist (which includes my painting, “Mercy Over Rules,”) as their decisions continue:
IEAA Shortlist- Mercy Over Rules

 

Past:

2015                                                                                                    

“Artclectic,” University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN 
Looking forward to another great year of bringing works to Artlectic and contributing to USN’s Endowment Fund for Innovative Teaching! 

Interview – The Morning Stir, July
I had the pleasure of speaking with Cristina M. Wilson, founder and owner of “The Morning Stir,” about all-things art, branding, faith, and future goal-making. Tune into the podcast series:


“Edge and Over,” Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA, July:


“T.G.I.F.” Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, July

“Working Hypotheses,” Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA, June

Publication Feature – ArtAscent “Unknown” Issue, June
ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal is an international art magazine, showcasing emerging and indie artist and writers from around the world.  Two works from my Absurdity Series were featured in the magazine’s most recent issue, which sought to explore concepts and manifestations of the “unknown.”  Click below to read the full digital publication:

Purpose Re-Collection, 69x84 inches | Suffering Stand, 72x84 inches

Purpose Re-Collection, 69×84 inches | Suffering Stand, 72×84 inches


Interview – Peachy the Magazine, February

Want some thoughts on my process and current work directions?–Peachy the Magazine was kind enough to feature my thoughts in their February publication:


2014                                                                                                    

Interview – The Road Gallery, December 
I had the pleasure of sharing the thoughts behind my current work with Neil Jacobs, Owner and Curator at The Road Gallery.
Read the article and enjoy:

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“Take Art Home,” The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN, December-January

“Influenced Art,” The Gallery at Warehouse242, Charlotte, NC, November-January
For event information: Warehouse242 , and for thoughts behind my personal experience: Supporting Community

 

“Artclectic,” University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN, October
—Awarded Best Two-Dimensional Artist


“Art in the Village,” Ballantyne Village, Charlotte, NC, September-October

“Taylor O. Thomas : Featured Artist Exhibition,” Sozo Gallery, Charlotte, NC, June-September

ABC’s “Nashville,” episode 221, air date: May 7 / 10PM EST.
Grid in Blue and Under Covers and were hung in select scenes:

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“Tenebrae,” Warehouse 242, live painting event and collaboration: April 18 / 7 PM EST.

A Warehouse 242 collaborative service: visual artists, writers, speakers, and musicians came together, developed work, and dug into the content and perspectives surrounding Good Friday. A progress shot of one of my responses:

phase 1 of collaborative painting with Joel Hopper, inspired by the following phrase: grown from ash and sent to the shoulder of his world, she wept for failure--just & ragged.

phase 1 of collaboration with Joel Hopler. Inspired by the phrase: “grown from ash and sent to the shoulder of his world, she wept for failure–just & ragged.”


2013                                                                                                    

“Home Grown,” Cornelius Arts Center Gallery, Cornelius, NC, November-January 2014

“Artclectic,” University School of Nashville, Nashville, TN, October
 Proceeds Benefit the Artclectic Endowment Fund for Innovative Teaching.

“SCAPES,” Durham Art Guild: Suntrust Gallery, Durham, NC, May

New spring season brings new studio space!  Currently serving as JC Thomas Marketing‘s first Artist-in-Residence:


2012                                                                                                    

“Alumni Art Exhibition,” Ensworth Art Center Gallery, Nashville, TN, November
“Fresh 2012 Emerging Artists Exhibition,” AVA Gallery, Chattanooga, TN, October
“Studio Art Majors ’12 Group Exhibition,” Smith Gallery, Davidson, NC, May
“Juried Student Art Exhibition,” Van Every Gallery, Davidson, NC, April
—Awarded Best in Show for sculptural installation, Number 20 (2012)
—Awarded Best in Painting Category for Stain Behind Bars (2011)
“Life Lines: A Solo Exhibition,” Smith Gallery, Davidson, NC, March

2011                                                                                                    

“Carolina Art Soiree,” Southpark Morrison, Charlotte, NC, May                                                                                    
“Taylor Thomas: Solo Artist Showcase,” Charlotte, NC, April
“Juried Student Art Exhibition,” Van Every Gallery, Davidson, NC, April
“Davidson Women’s Leadership Conference Group Exhibition”, Lilly Gallery, Davidson, NC, March

2010                                                                                                    

“Juried Student Art Exhibition,” Van Every Gallery, Davidson, NC, April