Taylor Colette Moon is a contemporary artist and educator whose primary medium is poetically narrated animations. Ms. Moon received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a double major in Art and Art History. Ms. Moon graduated one year early with Summa Cum Laude, highest honors, and was awarded scholarships from the Mithun Family Foundation Fund, the Oppenheimer Fund, and the William Dole Memorial Fund. During her time there, she exhibited at the Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, the Art, Design, and Architecture Museum in Goleta, California, and the Glass Box Gallery in Isla Vista. Her work is on permanent display within UCSB's Anthropology department.
She worked at the Getty Museum as a Multicultural Undergraduate Intern (MUI), served as a community engagement representative for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara, and held the positions of director and curator of the IV Box Gallery. Upon early graduation, she worked as a web and graphic designer for AmerStem, a biotech company in Camarillo, California.
Ms. Moon received her Master of Fine Art in Art from the University of Oxford's Ruskin School of Art. She was awarded a Levett Scholarship and graduated with Merit Honors. Concurrently, she exhibited at the Ruskin School of Art Degree Show, the Hogacre Art Show, and the Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre.
At the age of 22, Ms. Moon became an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at Missouri Southern State University. While at MSSU, she was invited to teach internationally at the Mullsjo Folkhogskola, Sweden, was selected as an artist speaker for the Caribbean Developers Conference in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and exhibited at the Spiva Arts Gallery. She is now an Assistant Professor of Graphic Design at California State University, San Bernardino