Author Archives: Damon

About Damon

Damon G. Taylor is an emerging artist and printmaker. Originally from Fairview, Illinois, Damon received a Bachelors of Fine Art from Bradley University in Peoria, IL. Damon currently resides in Flagstaff, Arizona where he works as the Program Coordinator for the Flagstaff Cultural Partners. Damon has plans to enter Graduate school in the Fall of 2014.

Blick

Starting over is hard. Like, Monumentally difficult. My contract in Flagstaff ran out at the end of August. I had long decided that the distance was too great and the opportunities a bit too limited. So it was on the … Continue reading

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Fresh: Live Show

First Fridays are always big deals in Flagstaff. October’s felt particularly swollen, likely due in no small part to the government shutdown cutting most tourists expectations for their southwestern adventures. Something else that was odd about this particular ArtWalk was … Continue reading

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Locality

Work never stops at the Center, and right after Four Corners came down I set right to work on Prelude to Open Studios. An exhibit of local artists that another non-profit runs through the Coconino Center for the Arts. The … Continue reading

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Patchwork

The best graduation gift I received when I went off to college was a hand-made quilt from my Grandmother. Grandma Atchley is a life long, and incredibly talented seamstress. When I was young enough to require supervision I would often … Continue reading

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Mountain Film

Wow, have I ever been M.I.A. Needless to say this summer has been a whirlwind. In the 6 months since my last post I have traveled across the country, moved twice, and installed 8 different exhibitions. Not the lazy days … Continue reading

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Midwestern Interjection

When it rains, it pours. Quite the opportunity fell on me the other day. A local gallery invited me to display some work in their space for April. This is huge. I can not explain what this means to me. … Continue reading

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Changing the Script

The hardest part of life after school for me to adjust to is the free time. In school I was booked. Every moment of every day was accounted for before I knew what would happen.  In post undergrad life it’s … Continue reading

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