Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor Education


BS. Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, TN, 1967
MA. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1968
MFA. East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN, 1977
Post Graduate Fellowship, Madison, Wisconsin, 1970

 

Selected Professional Experience


Invited Professor, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciencias e Tecnologia, Campus da Caprica, Portugal, 2005 - 2013 
Presidents Arts Advisory Council, Nazareth College, Pittsford, New York, 2006- 2010
Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology, College of Imaging Arts and Sciences, Glass Department, Head, Rochester, New York, 1981 – 2001
Symposium, Bardudvarnok – Bardibukk, Hungary, 2003
Consultant, Portuguese Nuclear Research Laboratory, Lisbon, Portugal, 2001 - 2004
Juror, New Glass Review, International Exhibition of Glass,
The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY 1999
Symposium Chairman, Contemporary Art and Science, Assosiacao Portuguesa do Vidro,
Institute for International Education, National Fulbright Awards, Chair of Selection committee, New York, NY 1995-98
Coordinator, International Exhibition and Conference of Glass,
Glass Art and Science, Lisbon, Portugal, 1996 - 99
Coordinator, Artist - Industry Assembly, Marinha Grande, Portugal 1999
Instructor, Pilchuck School of Glass, Stanwood, Washington, 1997 -1999
Instructor, The Studio at The Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, New York, 1998
Visiting Artist, Sung - Jin Glassworks, Kimpo, Korea, 1998
Consultant, Vidro Corporativo S. A. De C. V., San Pedro Garza, Nuevo, Leon, Mexico, 1991-94
Juror, Idaho State Arts Commission, Visual Arts Fellowships, Boise, 1989
Board of Governors, New York State Foundation on the Arts, New York, New York, 1989 -1993
Juror, Empire State Crafts Alliance, Artists Fellowships, New York, New York, 1990 -1991
Assistant Editor, Glass Magazine, NYEGWS, New York, New York 1988 - 89
Instructor, Naples Mill School of Crafts, Naples, New York, 1971-79
Sensei, Tokyo Glass Art Institute, Kawasaki-Shi, Japan, 1988
Juror, Illinois Council for the Arts, Visual Arts Fellowships, 1987
Coordinator/Curator Architecture of the Vessel - Symposium, Exhibition, Workshops, 1986
Advisory Board Pyramid Visual Arts Center, Rochester, New York, 1984-86
Chairman, Art Department, College of Idaho, Caldwell, Idaho - 1979-80
Visiting Professor, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio - 1980
Instructor, New York Experimental Glass Workshop, New York, New York, 1985 - 1986
Board of Directors, Empire State Crafts Alliance,1984-89
Instructor, Penland School of Arts and Crafts, Penland, North Carolina, 1980 -1998
Board of Directors, Glass Art Society, 1978 - 1982
Instructor, Haystack Mountain School, Haystack, Maine, 1986 -1989
Chairperson, Visual Arts Faculty, Peabody of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 1975 -1979
Visiting Artist, Aforsgruppen Glasbruk Kosta, Boda, Sweden,1974 - 1975
Advisory Board, Tennessee Arts Commission - 1970-74, 1977-1979
Juror, Fragile Art, 77, Glass Art Magazine Portland, Oregon, 1977
Visiting Artist, Royal Leerdam Glassworks, Leerdam, Holland - 1974
President, Tennessee Artist Craftsmen Association, 1970 1972
Associate Professor, Peabody College of Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee - 1971-79
Assistant Professor, Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee - 1968- 1971
Glass Art Society, Charter Member, Penland, North Carolina, 1971