Taylor Childs

 

Artist and Detroit native, Taylor Childs explores the representational visual vocabulary and themes of; family, the after-effects of the African Diaspora, the perception of people, consumerism, bling culture, and how the Diaspora affects African Americans contemporarily. Translating this into a narrative where these themes are applied to explorations of fabric manipulation through textile tradition in order to create a dialogue representing African American life.

Taylor Childs has been exhibited in Detroit, MI the Trout Museum of Art in Appleton, WI, Patch & Remington in Marcellus, MI, and has works included in private collections across the country. Childs is a professor at the College for Creative Studies and in 2020 was a Siren Hotel Artist-in-Residence.