Born 1964 – Salt Lake City, Utah

Moved to Evergreen, Colorado 1967

Grew up between Salt Lake City, Utah and Evergreen, Colorado where the landscape and geology have been constant inspirations.

Currently lives between Salt Lake City and Honolulu, Hawaii

Studied Sculpture and Ceramic Art at the University of Utah; Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1988, Cum Laude

Studied Ceramic Sculpture at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University (N.Y.S.C.C.A.); Master of Fine Arts in 1992

Artist in Residence and Factory Liaison for the John Michel Kohler Arts Center and Kohler Company in Kohler, Wisconsin 1993

Taught at the University of Utah 1994-2002

Accepted a position teaching Ceramic Art at Konkuk University in Seoul, Korea in 2002, Tenured 2007

Accepted a position at University of Hawai’i at Mānoa in 2008, Tenured 2013

Inducted into the International Academy of Ceramics (IAC) 2011
– IAC is an Official UNESCO Partner, recognized internationally as the principal organization representing excellence in the ceramic arts worldwide.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020 Growing Rocks, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (UMOCA), Salt Lake City, Utah

2019 Rift Hawaii, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawaii

2015 Pyroplastic Rift Taiwan, Sunlight Gallery, The New Taipei City Yingge Ceramics Museum; Taipei, Taiwan

2014 Pyroplastic Line, Vanguard Sculpture, NCECA Concurrent Independent Exhibition, Milwaukee Wisconsin

2013 Brad Evan Taylor, Gallery for Tainan National University of the Arts, Daci Village, Taiwan

2011 Brad Evan Taylor: Small Masses Paired, Casa Matei Gallery, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

2008 Brad Evan Taylor: Korean Pyroplastic Line, Han Yang Nim Gallery, Heyri Art Village, Korea

1973 One “Man” Show, Solo Exhibition, Foothills Arts Center, Golden, Colorado

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020 2020 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Juried Competition, Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
Silver Prize: ‘Compressed Mass – Rolled/Bound’

2018 Raw Design, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design, San Francisco California
Curator: Glen Adamson

2016 2016 Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Competition, Yingge Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2015 8th World Ceramic Biennale, International Competition,
Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB formerly WOCEF) Icheon, Korea
Silver Prize: ‘Compressed Mass – Rolled/Cubed’
Ege Art, Izmir, Turkey Curator: Mehmet Tuzum Kizilcan

2014 Macsabal Invitational, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey

2012 International Ceramics Triennial Unicum 2012, Juried Competition, Ljubljana, Slovenia
International Collection of Ceramics at Koroska Galerija Slovenj Gradec
Juror’s Award – ‘Small Masses Paired’

2011 East West Ceramics Collaboration V, ‘Pyroplastic Rift’, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa
Art Gallery, Honolulu, Hawai’i

2010 American Show, Invitational Exhibition, Dao Art Space Galleries, Xian China

2009 5th World Ceramic Biennale, International Competition, World Ceramic Exposition Foundation, (W.O.C.E.F.) Icheon World Ceramic Center, Icheon, Korea
Juror’s Choice Award – ‘Pyroplastic Line’

2006 White Gold, International Traveling Exhibition – UK and Germany 2005-07
Curator: Jenny Beavan

2005 3rd World Ceramic Biennale Competition, W.O.C.E.F. Museum, Icheon, Korea

2003 Second World Ceramic Biennale Korea-International Competition; W.O.C.E.F., Korea
– Jurors Choice Award – ‘Compressed Mass – Folded/Rolled’

2002 Utah Art / Utah Artists – Overview of 150 Years of Utah Art, Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Springville Art Museum; Springville, Utah
Curators: Vern Swanson and Robert Olpin, Ph.d
Juxtapositions – Artists and the Landscape; Salt Lake City Arts Council Finch Lane Gallery, Utah
Curator: Hikmet Loe

1971 Evergreen Artists Annual Juried Exhibition, Evergreen Arts Center, Evergreen Colorado
– Best in Show Award, Title: ‘Rocks Growing’

Public Art Awards

2005 ‘Spiral Mass – Icheon’; Icheon City Park, W.O.C.E.F. World Ceramic Exposition Site, Korea

2002 ‘Glaciated Mass’; Salt Lake County Exposition Center – Southtowne, Sandy, Utah

2001 ‘Murray Stacks’; Murray Transit / Trax Station, Art in Transit, Murray, Utah

Authored Work

Ceramics Reader; pgs. 512-516, 2017, Eds. Petrie, Kevin and Andrew Livingstone, Title: “Environment, Art, Ceramics and Site Specificity”
Bloomsbury Academic, London ISBN: 978-1-4725-8442-7