Mary Jane Taylor Edit Profile
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Valdosta University, Georgia, 1975. Master of Education, University Georgia, 1980. Doctor of Education, University Georgia, 1995.
Teacher art grades 9-12 Colquitt County Schools, Moultrie, Georgia, 1975-1976, Valdosta (Georgia) City Schools, 1976-1978. Teacher art grades K-6 Clark County Schools, Athens, Georgia, 1978-1979. Member faculty visual arts Brenau University, Gainesville, 1979—2004.
Visual arts specialist 9-12 Forsyth County Schools, since 2004. Member adjunct faculty Georgia Military College, Valdosta, 1977-1978. Director visual arts Brenau University, 1980-1997, director gallery, 1979-1990, acting chair fine arts, 1990-1992, chair fine arts, 1993-1994, director visual arts 1995-1998, professor, 1998, director art education, since 1998.
Member faculty art Elderhostel/Brenau University, Gainesville, 1980, 85. Member advisory board Brenau Galleries, Interior Design, Gainesville, 1990-2004. Member faculty visual arts Forsyth Central High School, since 2004.
Teacher ceramics and sculpture Forsyth County Schools, Cumming, Georgia, 2005.
Board directors Georgia Mountains Museum, Gainesville, 1995-1998, Quinlan Art Center, 1991-1993. Co-chair state conference National Art Honor Society, 1992. Member standards committee, juror 502 Gallery, Gainesville, 1993-1994.
Coordinator visual art Georgia Mountains Jubilee, Gainesville, 1983. Member American Association of University Professors, National Art Education Association, Georgia Art Education Association (president Pioneer District 1987-1990, director special activities 1990-1995, director higher education division 1995-1997, member-at-large 1998-1999), Omicron Delta Kappa, Sigma Alpha Iota.
Married George Richter Taylor, June 21, 1975. Children: George Ryan, Rachel Marie.
Target-Brenau University Community art program grantee, 2002-2004.