RISCA honors Taylor
Chris Taylor (Senior Critic, Glass) has received the 2016 RISCA Fellowship Merit Award in Crafts. Fellowship grants acknowledge the work of 25 of Rhode Island’s finest artists in a variety of arts disciplines.
Born in Iran, Chris Taylor attended the Rhode Island School of Design, where he received his MFA degree. He has been the recipient of many awards, including The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, Fulbright Foundation, grants and fellowships from the Rhode Island State Council on the arts, the National Endowment for the Arts and the Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Taylor has exhibited at Artists Space in New York, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT, Exit Art, New York, among other non-profit organizations. Chris was represented in the 2012 DeCordova Museum’s Biennial. He has work in the permanent collections of The DeCordova Museum in MA and The Currier Museum of Modern Art in NH. Chris will be part of the upcoming exhibition, Explode the Everyday at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art.