Born 1972
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education
2005 M.F.A. in Visual Art, Columbia University, New York, NY
2001 B.F.A. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2019 The Needle’s Eye, Zidoun Bossuyt, Luxembourg
2017 The Backwards Forward, James Cohan Gallery, NY, NY
2015 Savage Root, Musée Historique Chateau de Nyon, Nyon, Switzerland
2013 Surface Tension, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Foreclosed, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Un/Inhabited, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Georgia (traveling to Atlanta, Georgia)
2009 Alison Elizabeth Taylor, The College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
2008 Alison Elizabeth Taylor, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Idyll, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY

Public Project
2017 Reclamation, Cornell Tech, Roosevelt Island, New York, NY, permanent installation


Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Bodies at Work, Baxter St at CCNY, New York, NY Borders, James Cohan, New York, NY
20th Anniversary Exhibition, James Cohan Gallery, NY, NY
2018 Makeshift curated by Michelle Graebner, Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Pardon My Language, Zidoun-Bossuyt Gallery, Luxembourg
Personal Space, Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art, Bentonville, AR
2016 I See Myself in You: Selections from the Collection, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Land Escapes, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY
Intimisms, James Cohan, New York, NY
2015 Crafted: Objects in Flux, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Winter in America, Jack Shainman Gallery, The School, Kinderhook, NY
I am a lie and I am Gold , Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, NY
2014 First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, curated by Berta Sichel, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona., Girls’ Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Branching Out: Trees as Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Escape from New York; New Garde Now!, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Fifth Season, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Stationary Realms, University of Arkansas, FNAR, Fayetteville, AR
Des hommes et la forêt, Musée Historique Château de Nyon, Nyon, Switzerland
Re-presenting Representation VIII, Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
BEYOND EARTH ART: Contemporary Artists and the Environment, Herbert F.
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Shooting the moon in the eye, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2013 Unfolding Tales: Selections from the Collection, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Against the Grain, Mint Museum, NC travelling to Museum of Art and Design, NY, NY and Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Campaign, C24 gallery, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, New York, NY
Object Fiction, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Bending the Mirror, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
Simulacrum, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH
I am you and you are me, perhaps, Galería Juan Silió, Santander, Spain
2011 Surface Value, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
American Gothic: Alison Elizabeth Taylor and Aaron Spangler, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
Bitches Brew, Gallery Poulsen, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 185th Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, curated by Marhall Price, National Academy Museum, New York, NY
Libros de cuentos, Puerto de Santander, Santander, Spain, curated by Kevin Power
2009 Young Americans, James Cohan Gallery Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Supramundane, Ambach and Rice Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Under the Influence, Girl’s Club, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2007 MASK, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
The Powder Room, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006 A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
Truly She is None Other, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 Other America, Exit Art, New York, NY
Dirty Pigeons, 96 Gillespie, London, England
2004 Gio Ponti, curated by Chip Tom, Acme, Los Angeles, CA
Untold Tales, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
John Yau +3, Volume Gallery, New York, NY
Hungry Eyes, curated by Ali Subotnik, Wallach Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2003 Lead Poisoning, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Le Dernier Cri, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2002 Godfrey Daniels School of Charm, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA curated by Georganne Deen
High on Life, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
Superheroes, New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Spring Exhibition, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Public Collections
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art, Bentonville, AR
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
The Seavest Collection
The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH
West Collection
Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

Awards
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition Award
Publishing Residency Lower Eastside Printshop
Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program
Herbert S. Germaise Fellowship for painting and drawing
Beach Fund Scholarship, Columbia University
California Painter’s Scholarship
Merit Scholarship, Art Center College of Design
Art Center at Night Scholarship