Diana Taylor

b. 1977 in U.K.

lives and works in London

Taylor is currently a practice-based PhD researcher at Sheffield Hallam University, working in collaboration with the William Morris Gallery, London. Taylor graduated from the Slade School of Fine Art in 2010 with an MFA in Painting.

Recent shows include Can we Hold on, solo show at Centre of Contemporary Art, Mallorca (Sep 2018- Feb 2019), and group shows: Yesterday, Today and Forever: 5 Year Anniversary, Art Seen Contemporary, Nicosia, Cyprus. Curated by Maria Stathi; Contemporary British Painting Prize, ASC Gallery, London; A Strange Weave of Time and Space, curated by Jeanine Griffin (2020). Site Gallery Project Space, Sheffield, & Project Space Plus, Lincoln  University; Attempts to Escape, Art seen Contemporary, Nicosia, Cyprus, curated by Maria Stathi, ‘Re-Assemble’ at Colyer Bristow Gallery, London (2019). Residencies include CCA Andratx, (2018, 2012). The Factory Floor, Modern Art Oxford (2015), in response to the show Love is Enough: Warhol and Morris, curated by Jeremy Deller. She was shortlisted for the ConverseXDazed emerging artist award in 2015. In 2011 Taylor was awarded the Abbey Scholarship in Painting, at The British School at Rome and was A-I-R at East London Printmakers in the same year.

Her work is part of the Soho House Mumbai, V&A Museum Print Collection, The British Library (Slade Print Project) and Morgan Stanley public Collection as well in various Private Collections in China, Cyprus, Germany, Italy, UK and the USA.