Brian Taylor was born in Tucson, Arizona. He received his B.A. Degree in Visual Arts from the University of California at San Diego, an M.A. from Stanford University, and his M.F.A. from the University of New Mexico.

Brian is known for his innovative explorations of alternative photographic processes including historic 19th Century printing techniques, mixed media, and hand made books. He has been a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Polaroid Corporation. His work has been exhibited nationally and abroad in numerous solo and group shows and is included in the permanent collections of the Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris; the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and the International Museum of Photography at the George Eastman House, Rochester, NY. His work has been published in American Photographer, Photo Asia, Photographic Possibilities, and Seizing the Light: A Social and Aesthetic History of Photography.

Brian is currently the Executive Director of the Center for Photographic Art. Tracing our roots back to the Friends of Photography founded by Ansel Adams, Cole Weston, Wynn Bullock and others in 1967, CPA remains the second oldest, continuously running, photography member gallery space in America. Please visit our website and join us for one of our many exciting upcoming lectures, exhibitions and workshops:

Interview in Photo Technique Magazine - May/June 2013 Issue