Wesley Taylor


Wesley Taylor is a graphic designer, fine artist, musician, and curator.

He has spent many years "scene building" in the Detroit Hip Hop community by participating as both an emcee and graphic designer in the rap group, Athletic Mic League. He is co-founder of Emergence Media and co-founder of Talking Dolls Studio. He is a lead artist in the Complex Movements collective.

Wesley holds a graduate degree in 2-D design from the Cranbrook Academy of Art and is Senior Assistant Professor of Art & Design at Lawrence Tech University. His solo work revolves around the promise of the future. In this body of work he imagines that 'the future' is his client and he is in change of marketing for 'the future' and branding it's many different possibilities.

Selected articles

Breaking Down Barriers: Wesley Taylor (Concentrate)

brandished: Works by Wes Taylor and Chitra Gopalakrishnan (Re:View Gallery) 



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