Allyson Mellberg Taylor's Profile

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I am an artist and professor living and working in Virginia. My work mostly consists of drawings, prints, and soft sculptures with some egg tempera painting and ceramics now and then. I often collaborate with my husband Jeremy Taylor. We are both members of the North Carolina Gallery Collaborative Team Lump. I am also represented by Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn. One thing that is consistent in the work that we make is that we always use non-toxic paints, inks, glues, and we try to use as many recycled materials as possible (90% of the fabric we use is recycled).

My painting professor in undergrad said that everything in the world exists to get in the way of you making things. I am finding that this is true and fighting it! I am currently in the process of trying to do lots of things, like: make more art, bake more, teach less, worry less, have more fun, help others, be a better person, and be near…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 26
  • Joined April 10, 2007

Favorite materials

ink, paper, wool, felt, natural stuff, eggtempera, thread, gouache

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About

I am an artist and professor living and working in Virginia. My work mostly consists of drawings, prints, and soft sculptures with some egg tempera painting and ceramics now and then. I often collaborate with my husband Jeremy Taylor. We are both members of the North Carolina Gallery Collaborative Team Lump. I am also represented by Cinders Gallery in Brooklyn. One thing that is consistent in the work that we make is that we always use non-toxic paints, inks, glues, and we try to use as many recycled materials as possible (90% of the fabric we use is recycled).

My painting professor in undergrad said that everything in the world exists to get in the way of you making things. I am finding that this is true and fighting it! I am currently in the process of trying to do lots of things, like: make more art, bake more, teach less, worry less, have more fun, help others, be a better person, and be near the ocean as much as possible. I was born in Racine, WI and I have an awesome cat and an organic garden.

Our Blog: www.allysonandjeremy.blogspot.com
My Galleries: www.cindersgallery.com
Our other Etsy shop: www.taylorsfriendlyshop.etsy.com
Team Lump: www.teamlump.org

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