Warren Taylor - AWS, NWS
About Warren Taylor
jumping_for_my_art Brief Biography

Warren Taylor is a native Kansan. He graduated from Bethany College in 1968. Then he served in the US Army Medical Corps in Germany. He taught in the public schools in Kansas for seven years. During this time he received a Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts from Ft. Hays State University. In 1979, he joined the studio faculty of Midland College and taught there for thirty two years.

Warren Taylor has been seen in over 250 exhibitions of American watercolor painting. He is a former member of the National Watercolor Society, American Watercolor Society, and Watercolor USA Honor Society. Recent exhibitions have seen his work in such places as Nanjing, China, Tokyo National Art Center and St. James Palace in London. He has juried the Rocky Mountain Aqueous National and exhibitions in Phoenix, Denver, Richmond, Va., and Dallas. His work has been seen in many university, museum and corporate collections.

In 1999 he was named a Piper Distinguished Professor, an award granted yearly to ten outstanding professors by the Piper Foundation of San Antonio. In 1992 he was the top award winner of the Arches Paper competition, an event to mark the 500th anniversary of the famed paper company. And in 2000, he was the only American watercolor painter selected to represent our country in the millennium competition sponsored by Winsor-Newton Company.

He retired from full-time teaching at Midland College, Midland, Texas in 2011. He has relocated to San Angelo, Texas.
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