University of Michigan, BFA

About

b. 1986, HK.

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About the Artist

Taylor was born in Fujian, China and raised in sunny Miami, Florida. She is currently based in Baltimore, MD as a 3D Digital Modeler. She performs 3D imaging and scanning of various artifacts, focusing predominantly on artistic fabrication and cultural conservation, using a variety of techniques in hardware and software.  She graduated with a BFA from the Stamps School at the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor with a concentration in digital fabrication and illustration. Taylor also participated in a sustainability project Gabon, Africa in addition to studying Chinese film and economics at Renmin University in Beijing, China.

She has worked on a number of creative projects including recreating a 3.2 million-year-old skeleton for the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, 3D scanning corals at the Invertebrate Zoology Lab in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum, performing photogrammetry on Asian coins at Smithsonian American History Museum, and 3D scanning cultural artifacts at the US State Department. She has received the Candy R. Wei Prize for International Study in Art and Design, Arts at Michigan Student Grant, and the Confucius Institute Scholarship for Chinese studies.

Taylor aspires to be at the intersection between art, science, technology, and education. During her free time she freelances, does gymnastics, and volunteers at the Baltimore Museum of Art.


  

Photograph by Joe Conrad

Photograph by Joe Conrad