Taylor Renee Aldridge

ARTS.BLACK

Taylor Renee Aldridge is a writer and curator based in Detroit, Michigan. Taylor works to investigate the intersections of equity, race and culture in an outside of cultural institutions. This is often carried out through writing essays, curating, facilitating public programs, and working as an advisory to a variety of projects. In 2014, she co-founded ARTS.BLACK with Jessica Lynne, an online publication for art criticism from Black perspectives, predicated on the belief that art criticism should be an accessible dialogue - a tool through which we question, celebrate and talk back to the global world of contemporary art.

Taylor received her M.L.A from Harvard University with a concentration in Museum Studies. She received her B.A from Howard University with a concentration in Art History and Business Administration. Taylor has worked at the The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art (Harvard University), and has been awarded with the Goldman Sachs Junior Fellowship at The National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institutions).