Ravenna Taylor works from her Lambertville, New Jersey studio.

Color and geometrical form are the essentials of a personal language derived from observation, informed by a fascination with formal systems, as found in signage, measures, time pieces, gameboards, and maps.

EDUCATION

BFA with High Distinction, 1988, California College of Arts (CCA), Oakland, California
Bennington College

EXHIBITIONS

2015

Little Hand, Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ, Anne Trauben, curator

Making History, StorefrontTen Eyck, Brooklyn, NY

Many Rivers, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2014

eXergY, LABspace, Great Barrington, MA, Susan Jennings, curator

Plot Twist,  Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2013

Hullaballoo Collective  at the Fountain Art Fair, 69th Regiment Armory, NY

Echo-Location, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2012

Re:Visions, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

Elusive Imagery, GAS Gallery, Maplewood, NJ (group)

2011

Song Cycle, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2010

Small Works Invitational,  Painting Center, NY

Game Change, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2009

A Book About Death, Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, New York City; Otis College of Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA;  Museu Brasileiro da Escultura, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Lingo, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2008

Schemes and Collisions, Galerie Cerulean, web only (www.abartonline.com) solo

2007

Department of the Interior, San Francisco, CA

2003

Take Out, Dieu Donne Paper Mill, New York, NY

First Person, Gallery Schlesinger, New York, NY

1999

Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art Ltd., New York, NY. solo

1998

Little, Jeffrey Coploff Fine Art Ltd., New York, NY

1997

Three Painters, Gallery Theatre, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA.

Into the New Abstract Art, Sebastapol Art Center, Sebastapol, CA

69th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA

1996

68th Annual Juried Exhibition, Art Association of Harrisburg, Harrisburg, PA

Abstraction II, Doshi Center for Contemporary Art, Harrisburg, PA

Gallery Route One, Point Reyes Station, CA

National Small Works, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

1995

5th Biennial Works on Paper, Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA

National Small Works, Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, NJ

Select Painting and Sculpture, Pleiades Gallery, New York, NY

The Last Frontier, Lillian Paley Center for the Visual Arts, Oakland, CABiennial Print and Draw, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA

1994

Small Works, Arts Benicia, Benicia, CA

National '94 Small Works, Schoharie County Arts Council, Cobleskill, NY

BLOGS

http://ravennataylorartlagoon.blogspot.com/

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ravenna-Taylor-Artist-At-Large/130972996978952

http://ravennat.tumblr.com/

PRESS

http://philiphartiganpraeterita.blogspot.com/2013/03/a-painting-by-ravenna-taylor.html

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/brett-baker/painters-table_b_1421807.html#s866327&title=Ravenna_Taylor_Studio

http://structureandimagery.blogspot.com/2012/03/studio-visit-with-ravenna-taylor.html