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Taylor Gavin (BFA in Illustration, Grand Valley State University) is a Michigan-based artist and illustrator celebrating femininity, self-love, the human body and nature. She is a multidisciplinary artist, creating a wide range of work that predominately includes textile, fiber, cut paper, and pen and ink. Taylor is inspired by bright, fun colors, bold patterns and soft textures. She strives to create playful yet profound work that aims for both the head and the heart.



• 2018 •

EMERGE GVSU Illustration BFS Show, Nomad Galley by Ricahrd App, Grand Rapids, MI

Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition, Lansing Art Gallery, Lansing MI, Honorable Mention

• 2017 •

Seoultech Student Exchange, Seoul National University of Science & Technology, Seoul, South Korea

GVSU’s Fifth Annual Student Juried Show, Padnos Student Gallery, Allendale, MI

• 2016 •

The Beard Show, Two Beards Deli, Grand Rapids, MI, GVSU Illustration Permanent Collection

Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, Society of Illustrator’s, New York City, NY


• 2018 •

George Clooney, GVSU’s Permanent Collection, Allendale, MI

• 2016 •

The Garden Room, GVSU’s Permanent Collection, Allendale, MI


• 2018 •

Honorable Mention, Lansing Art Gallery, 2018 Michigan Collegiate Art Exhibition, Lansing, MI