Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Fay Christina Morgan Taylor

 (1909 - 1990)
Fay Christina Morgan Taylor was active/lived in California.  Fay Taylor is known for painting.

Fay Christina Morgan Taylor

Biography from the Archives of askART

Biography photo for Fay Christina Morgan Taylor
Born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 25, 1909, Fay Morgan, after studying at the University of Washington, came to San Francisco in 1930.  She continued her studies at the California School of Fine Arts and graduated from UC Berkeley in 1934. 

The following year she married artist Farwell Taylor.  The Taylors maintained a studio in San Francisco until 1949 and then moved across the bay to Mill Valley where she lived until arson destroyed her home and all its contents in the mid-1980s. 

She then moved to Novato, CA where she remained until her demise on Sept. 19, 1990. 

A modernist painter, her works include philosophical studies and abstracts. 

San Francisco Art Association; San Francisco Museum of Art; 1935; Rotunda Gallery, City of Paris (SF). 

Shasta State Historical Museum.

Edan Hughes, author of the book "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
Interview; Death Record. 

Nearly 20,000 biographies can be found in Artists in California 1786-1940 by Edan Hughes and is available for sale ($150). For a full book description and order information please click here.

** If you discover credit omissions or have additional information to add, please let us know at

Share an image of the Artist

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Fay Christina Morgan Taylor

Born:  1909 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Died:   1990 - Novato, California
Known for:  painting