John W Taylor
John W. Taylor is active/lives in Maryland, District Of Columbia. John Taylor is known for wildlife, birds and landscape painting, drawing, illustration.
Biography John W. Taylor
John W. Taylor's fascination with birds and art began in his fourth grade classroom, when the teacher formed a Junior Audubon Club. She also encouraged him in his initial attempts at bird drawing. Although he drew and painted birds even in those early years, the possibility of becoming a professional artist did not develop until he began work for the Division of Birds at the Smithsonian's National Museum. It was here that a close association with artists and ornithologists formed the basis and inspiration for his life's
After service in the military, during which time he visited and studied with bird artists in England and Germany, he returned to the Smithsonian and studied art and design at the Corcoran School of Art. He then accep
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