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Dr. Taylor Presents at ATRA Conference

Dr. Grant D. Taylor, professor of art & art history, presented “The Seeing Lens: Therapeutic Photograph” at the 2020 American Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA) Conference in October. 

Dr. Taylor and Lebanon VA Colleagues Win Grant

Dr. Grant Taylor, professor of art & art history, and his clinical staff colleagues at the Lebanon VA were part of a $25,000 grant for The Seeing Lens: Therapeutic Photography Group. The grant was part of the expansion of veteran arts and humanities programming through the participation in the VA’s Office of Patient Centered Care & Cultural Transformation. The grant will fund new art therapy projects, including Taylor’s new initiative Memory Field: Therapeutic Painting Group, which is a complimentary therapy treating PTSD in veterans.

The Seeing Lens Opens at National Press Club

The Seeing Lens photography exhibit, a collaborative project between LVC and the Lebanon VA Medical Center, opened at the National Press Club, Washington, D.C. The exhibit is part of the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) annual conference that showcases significant accomplishments in innovation. Dr. Grant Taylor, professor of art & art history, is part of the team presenting the project at the conference. Recently, The Seeing Lens program was chosen by VHA Innovators Network (iNET) to be trialed by Veteran Affairs centers nationally, including centers in Palo Alto, Calif., and Memphis, Tenn.

Dr. Taylor Drops Two Articles

Dr. Grant Taylor, professor of art & art history, had two articles published relating to digital culture. In the first, “JOB FROM MOLNAR: Pioneering Computer-Generated Prints,” Taylor discusses early computer-generated works that “reflect the world of data processing and storage, or the science of “informatics,” in the early 1970s. In the latter, “Curating the American Algorists: Digital Art and National Identity,” he shares “details of the curating strategies and central premise behind the 2013 traveling exhibition The American Algorists: Linear Sublime. Taylor curated the exhibition in the Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery and at the Flatiron Gallery IN New York City that year.

“JOB FROM MOLNAR: Pioneering Computer-Generated Prints,” Art in Print, Volume 8, No 5. 2019.

“Curating The American Algorists: Digital Art and National Identify,” Arts, Volume 8, no 3. 2019.

Dr. Taylor Edits Special Issue of Media–N Journal

Dr. Grant D. Taylor, chair of art & visual culture and professor of art history, served as editor, with Abigail Susik of Willamette University, for the current special issue of Media–N. The issue, “Uncovering News: Reporting and Forms of New Media Art,” can be read here.