Marie Taylor

b. 1981 North Devon

Lives and works in Plymouth, UK


2013 – 2017: Plymouth College of Art, BA First Class Honours Degree in Painting, Drawing & Printmaking, Plymouth UK

1997 – 2003: North Devon College, Business Administration (Advanced Modern Apprenticeship). RSA Advanced Diploma in Administrative & Secretarial Procedures, NVQ 3 Administration, Advanced Diploma in Information Technology, RSA Conference and Meetings Organisation



‘dialogue (v.)’ Collaborative Exhibition with Beth Heaney, Ocean Studios, Plymouth

Performance of ‘Soliloquy’ at ‘The Embodied Experience of Drawing’ (Discovering Through Drawing) one-day Symposium, Ocean Studios, Plymouth

(Forthcoming – July 2018) Signpost 7 Exhibition, Cube 3 Gallery, Plymouth, UK


‘Uncommon Ground: London’ (Project Manager & Exhibitor), no format gallery, London, UK

‘Rhizome Contemporary Open 2017’ (Organiser, Curator & Exhibitor), Plymouth, UK

‘Uncommon Ground: Degree Show Plus’, Faraday Mill, Plymouth, UK

‘Uncommon Ground: Degree Show’, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth, UK

‘Elsewhere/Ailleurs’: Group exhibition in collaboration with Ecole Superieure des Beaux-Arts de Montpellier Agglomeration (ESBAMA) Drawing Exchange Project. Exhibition at Plymouth College of Art, UK moving on to ESBAMA, Montpellier, France


‘Rhizome Contemporary Open 2016 (Organiser, Curator & Exhibitor)

‘New York Print Exchange’, Plymouth College of Art and Alfred University, New York

‘Torque’, Artmill Gallery, Plymouth, UK


‘Arrivals’, The Roundabout, Plymouth, UK



Principal’s Award for Enterprise & Innovation (Plymouth College of Art), Sponsored by Thinqtanq and BMSW


Co-organiser of ‘Discovering Through Drawing’ symposium series:

‘The Embodied Experience of Drawing’ planned for April 2018, Plymouth, UK

Co-founder of Rhizome Artists’ Collective

Co-founder of Inside Edge

Co-founder of Crit Club



Co-organiser of ‘The Embodied Experience of Drawing’ – a one-day symposium by Discovering Through Drawing. Friday 13th April at Ocean Studios, Plymouth

Presenter at The Embodied Experience of Drawing. Live performance piece of ‘Soliloquy’

Visiting Lecturer at Plymouth College of Art (Painting, Drawing & Printmaking Programme) – delivering talks, supporting degree show and 1:1 tutorials to Level 6 BA Students


Visiting Lecturer at Tate Modern for Q-Art/Sorrell Foundation – delivering tours to the Sorrell Foundation’s National Art & Design Saturday Club students around ‘Questioning Art’, London, UK

Guest Speaker at The Art Student Convention (representing Rhizome Artists’ Collective)

Pecha Kucha Observer/Feedback Advisor for Foundation Degree students, Plymouth College of Art, UK


Lead Speaker for ‘Art & Language’ Talk at Rhizome Artists’ Collective, Plymouth UK

Tate Teacher delivering ‘Introduction to the Critique’ Tours (representing Q-Art) for the Sorrell Foundation, Tate Modern, London, UK

Facilitator for ‘Introduction to the Crit’ Workshop, Plymouth College of Art, Plymouth UK

Host for Plymouth Art Weekender 2016 (Rhizome Artists’ Collective)

Guest Speaker (co-speaker with Dr Stephen Felmingham and Amelia Webster) at Q-Art Symposium ‘Transitions Out of Fine Art Education’, Glasgow, UK

Gallery Explainer at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (Gerhard Richter Exhibition), Plymouth, UK

Research Project and Industry Collaboration with Q-Art

Collaborative Drawing Facilitator at Delamore Arts, Plymouth, UK

Volunteer at ‘The Big Watercolour 2016’ event, Plymouth School of Creative Arts, UK

Co-organiser for Group Student Conference ‘Facing the Edges’, Plymouth College of Art, UK

Volunteer at Plymouth School of Creative Arts, facilitating drawing collaboration project with Year 3 students

Volunteer at Sparkwell All Saints Primary, facilitating drawing collaboration project with years 2 & 3 students


Selected for Student Showcase to Plymouth College of Art Board of Governors



Anthology London Press Release – Uncommon Ground London Exhibition

Principal’s Award for Enterprise & Innovation – Plymouth College of Art website feature

Q-Art Collaboration Story – Plymouth College of Art website feature

‘A Graduate’s Perspective: Setting up an Artists’ Space’ flyer publication, Inside Edge-Q-Art Collaboration

International Drawing Exchange Project with Montpelier

Feature in ‘Professional Practice: 20 Questions’ Q-Art Book Publication 2017


Tate Modern Tours with Q-Art, Plymouth College of Art website feature

Plymouth Magazine feature on Rhizome Artists’ Collective (October 2016 issue)

Crit Club Launch, Plymouth College of Art website feature



DECAD, Berlin, Germany

Rhizome Artists’ Collective, Plymouth, UK


Call & Response, London, UK

Art, Language, Location Festival, Cambridge, UK

Transmission, Glasgow, UK

1 Royal Terrace, Glasgow, UK

Glue Factory, Glasgow, UK

Ocean Studios, Plymouth, UK