Honors, Awards, & Exhibitions

2008      Madisonville Mushroom Festival, Photography contest. 3rd Place. Madisonville, TX

2009      Baylor University Juried Student/Teacher Exhibition. Waco, TX 
                Baylor University B.F.A. Photography Exhibition. Waco, TX 
                University of Houston - Downtown Juried Student Exhibition. 2nd place in Graphic Design. Houston, TX

 

2010      University of Houston - Downtown Juried Student Exhibition. 1st and 3rd place in Graphic Design. Houston, TX

2012      Featured Artist. Heights Art Gallery, Houston, TX. 

                First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.
                "Brazarre 2012" Benefit art donation for American Cancer Society. G Gallery, Houston, TX.

2013      Founded Avenue Gallery, Houston, TX. 

                First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.
                Organizer for Friends For Life Animal Rescue Art Auction and Fundraiser. Avenue Gallery, Houston, TX. 
                Featured Artist. Avenue Gallery, Houston, TX. 

                Art Crawl. Houston, TX.
                Voted 2nd Best Art Gallery in Houston by The Leader Newspaper "Peoples Choice". Avenue Gallery, Houston, TX 

2014      "Brazarre 2014" Benefit art donation for American Cancer Society. G Gallery, Houston, TX.

                First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.
                Voted 2nd Best Art Gallery in Houston by The Leader Newspaper "Peoples Choice". Avenue Gallery, Houston, TX.

                Midtown Art in the Park. Houston, TX.

                White Linen Night in the Heights. Houston, TX.

                Featured Artist. JoMar Visions, Houston, TX.

                Art Crawl. Houston, TX.
                Juror  for JoMar Visions Art Excellence Competition. JoMar Visions, Houston, TX.

2015       Guest Instructor for Katy Area Art League Encaustic Wax Workshop. Katy, TX

                 First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.
                 Featured Artist. JoMar Visions, Houston, TX. 
                 "Brazarre 2015" Benefit art donation for American Cancer Society. G Gallery, Houston, TX. 

                 Art Crawl. Houston, TX.
                 JoMar Visions "Art Excellence" Juried show, 3rd Place,   Houston, TX.

2016       Judge for Brazos Valley Art League's Annual Show,  College Station, TX.

                 First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.

                 Featured Artist. JoMar Visions, Houston, TX.

                 White Linen Night in the Heights. Houston, TX.

                 Sawyer Yards Fall Biannual. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX.

                 Blue Orange Gallery. Houston, TX.

                 Sawyer Yards Holiday Party. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX.

                 Lights in the Heights. Houston, TX.


2017      First Saturday Arts Market (various months). Houston, TX.

               10"x10" Show, Hardy and Nance Street Studios. Houston, TX.

               Mayde Creek Orchestra Art Auction. Katy, TX.

               Sawyer Yards Spring Biannual. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX

               Spring Biannual Birdhouse Auction & Sale Benefitting the Houston Arboretum. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX

               The Market At Sawyer Yards (various months). Houston, TX

               The Cat Art Show. Texas Art Asylum, Houston, TX.

                Voted "Best Local Artist" in  The LEADER newspapers "Readers' Choice Awards". Houston, TX.

               Sawyer Yards #SummerSeries Art Sale & Stroll. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX.

               White Linen Night in the Heights, Houston, TX.

               Sawyer Yards Fall Biannual Art Stroll. Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX.

               Fresh Arts Winter Holiday Arts Market (WHAM). Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX.

               Armadillo Christmas Bazaar. Austin, TX. 

 

 

 

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About Taylor Blaine Art

Taylor Clendennen is a native Houstonian who studied Studio Art Photography and Art History at Baylor University, and Arts Administration at the University of Houston.


Taylor discovered her love for photography while in High School, and continued her photography education while pursuing her BFA at Baylor University. In more recent years, she has used her photography in her Encaustic Wax/Mixed Media paintings.

She has been teaching jewelry making and other art mediums through workshops since 2009. In 2013, Clendennen founded Avenue Gallery, a venue for both emerging and established artists to showcase and sell their art. She has curated art auctions to raise funds for local non-profits, and has been invited to local High Schools to speak about the importance of art education and what opportunities there are for students interested in artistic careers.


Visit Taylor's Blog to see day to day updates on works in progress, photos from events and workshops, collaborations with other artists, and see what's happening in Studio #B5!