Kim Rae Taylor is a visual artist, designer, and educator where she serves as Associate Professor of Fine Art for the University of Cincinnati Clermont College. She received her MFA from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati, and her BFA from The College of Fine Arts of the University of Texas at Austin. Additional studies include the University of Georgia in Cortona, Italy, and the Metáfora Center for Art Therapy Studies in Barcelona, Spain. She spent more than two decades working as a graphic artist, including work in cartoon animation and product design. She travels frequently for work and research, and has been an artist in residence at Taipei Artist Village in Taiwan, Red Gate in Beijing, and Cill Rialaig in County Kerry, Ireland. Taylor works with a variety of themes that draw from nature, language and gender. Current projects include researching women of the twentieth century modernist avant-garde within the context of gender and aging.