Maggie Taylor is an artist who lives amid the Spanish moss and live oaks at the edge of a small swamp on the outskirts of Gainesville, Florida. She was born in Cleveland, Ohio, in 1961, and moved to Florida at the age of 11. She spent her childhood watching countless hours of situation comedies and science fiction on television, later earning a philosophy degree from Yale University and a master's degree in photography from the University of Florida. She is married to photographer Jerry Uelsmann.
Her digital composites have been widely exhibited and collected by many museums, including the Center for Creative Photography, George Eastman House, Harry Ransom Center, High Museum of Art, Museum of Fine Arts (Houston), Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Princeton University Art Museum, Cleveland Museum of Art, Fogg Art Museum, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, and Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
Maggie Taylor's work is featured in Album, Edizioni Siz, Verona, Italy, 2009; Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, Modernbook Editions, Palo Alto, CA 2008; Solutions Beginning with A, Modernbook Editions, Palo Alto, CA, 2007; and Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor's Landscape of Dreams, Adobe Press, Berkeley, CA, 2005. Her web site is www.maggietaylor.com.
In the darkroom and on the desktop, two artists are inspired to push the boundaries of photography.
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