Taylor Basker - New York
"Artist's Wheel of
Mixed Media (Bicycle Wheel, Car Tail Lights,
Collaged Paper, Acrylic on Canvas, Plexiglass)
by Jacqui Taylor Basker
Jacqui Taylor Basker is a
artist, art historian, curator, critic, teacher and medical art
She served as Director of Westbeth Gallery, for many years.
a devoted supporter of Audart and its projects and also exhibited her
in Audart's "TNT"
exhibition and her
in "Salute To Broad Street".
Spring of 1997, Jacqui curated "Important Women Photographers" at the
Gallery, a show sponsored by The National Organization For Women.
Jacqui was born in New York but
spent much of her childhood in Puerto Rico and the Andes Mountains of
Peru. Later, she lived in the mountains of Vermont and Oregon
also in the sub-Saharan desert in Nigeria, as a member of the Peace
Corps. Her work is influenced by the natural elements of
The list of degrees,
and awards that appear in Jacqui Taylor Basker's biography is extensive
impressive. She holds a Masters degree in cultural and
history and is completing her doctorate in art history, religion and
art at New York University. Jacqui has studied at Harvard and Columbia
the Art Students League and the National Academy of Design.
Combining her interest in
and art, she has developed a unique practice in medical art therapy
combines hypnosis and art as an instrument of healing. She teaches art
at the School of Visual Arts and writes for various journals.
Jacqui's work has been
extensively in the United States, Europe, Japan and Nigeria.