TAYLOR AURORA

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EDUCATION

2019                BFA, Interdisciplinary Arts, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
                         Minor, Art History
2015                AFA, Minneapolis Community and Technical College, Minneapolis, MN
2008               Diploma, North Saint Paul High School, North St. Paul, MN

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2019-present   Graphic Designer, Dzul Ink Lounge, Seattle, WA
2018-19           Snapchat Content Creator, System 1, Bellevue, WA
2015-19           Manager, Eve Fremont, Seattle, WA
2018-19           Illustrator, UW Voyage Magazine, Seattle, WA
2018-19           Graphic Design, UW Sensors, Energy, Automation Laboratory, Seattle, WA
2017-19           Illustration Editor, The Daily UW, Seattle, WA
2015-17           Teaching Assistant, Seattle ReCreative, Seattle, Washington
2013-15           ­­­­­Co-founder, Err: Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN

GRANTS

2019                MakeFashion CA, Calgary, Canada
2018                Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, USA
2014                MCTC Foundation Scholarship, Minneapolis, MN
2014                The Wind Shanty Projects, White Bear Lake, MN

EXHIBITION RE­CORD

2019               Two-Person Installation, “Pomelo”, Pomelo Farm Party Event, Seattle, WA 
                        Group Exhibition, “Makefashion”, Beakerhead Arts & Enginnering Festival, Calgary, Canada
                        Group Exhibition, “Hypnotica”, Hyena Culture, Seattle, WA
                        Group Exhibition, “Machines of Survival”, DxArts Soft Lab, Seattle, WA
                        Group Exhibition, “Fatal Femme”, Neon Gallery, Seattle, WA      
2017                Group Exhibition, "Bell Jars III", Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA
2016                Solo Exhibit, "Honeycombs". Seattle ReCreative, December. Seattle, WA
2014                Two-Person Exhibition, Err: Minneapolis, Minneapolis, MN
2014                Group Exhibition, AFA Portfolio Show, Fall Out Arts Initiative, Minneapolis, MN
2014                Group Exhibition, "The Wind Shanty", The Shanty Projects, White Bear Lake, MN

PRINT MEDIA

2019               The Chicago Reader, "Underground Discos", May 10th­­­­­
                       The Daily UW, weekly volumns 
2018                Arts Fund Seattle, Social Impact Study, August.
                        Voyage Magazine, Food Issue. October
                        Dope Girls Zine, Volume V. May
                        The Daily UW, multiple volumns, Outdoor and Graduation Edition
2017                Err: Minneapolis, Volume I. July
2016                Emerald, November
2014                Err: Minneapolis, Issue one. October

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

2018                Microsoft Mentor Program, Redmond, WA
2017                Assistant, The Freedom Project, Seattle, WA
2013-15           Mentor, Free Arts Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
2013-15           Art Director, Board Member, Sunny Day Earth Solutions, Minneapolis, MN