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Rachel Emily Taylor

MA work

Rachel Emily Taylor is an illustrator working across a variety of mediums, ranging from photography to wax sculpture. Her practice is driven by research and literature, which she adapts and entwines to create new multi-layered fictions that frequently revolve around mirrors, identities and transformations.

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  • MA Degree

    School

    School of Communication

    Programme

    MA Visual Communication, 2013

  • Rachel Emily Taylor is an illustrator working across a variety of mediums, ranging from photography to wax sculpture. Her practice is driven by research and literature, which she adapts and entwines to create new multi-layered fictions that frequently revolve around mirrors, identities and transformations.

  • Degrees

  • Foundation Art & Design, Oxford Brookes University, 2007; BA (Hons), Graphic and Media Design: Illustration Pathway, London College of Communication, 2010
  • Experience

  • Workshop assistant, The Big Draw, British Museum, London, 2012; Illustrator, Guerilla Science, The Wellcome Collection, London, 2012; Creative adviser, The Creative Quarter, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2011; Art workshop leader, London Print Studio, London, 2010-11
  • Exhibitions

  • Build Your Own Superhero, Wellcome Collection, London, 2012; Hunter Gatherer, The Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, 2013; Birth Rites, The Egg Suite, Manchester, 2013; Crossmedia, Strip Turnhout, Funded by the British Council, Belgium, 2011
  • Awards

  • Shortlisted, Birth Rites Bi-Annual Award, 2013; Winner, Peter Gordon Pickard Travel Bursary Award, 2012