Taylor Renee Aldridge

Curator,Writer, Co-Founder Arts.Black

Taylor Renee Aldridge is a Detroit based writer and independent curator. Her interests range from equity in the arts, to embodied performance and Black churchicality. In 2015 she co-founded ARTS.BLACK, a journal of art criticism from Black perspectives. Taylor has worked for Detroit Institute of Arts, the N’Namdi Center for Contemporary Art, the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, and The National Museum of American History (Smithsonian Institutions) as a Goldman Sachs Junior Fellow. She is the 2016 recipient of The Andy Warhol Foundation Creative Capital Arts Writers Grant for Short Form Writing and a 2017 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow. Taylor has written for Art21, ARTNews, ContemporaryAnd, Detroit MetroTimes, SFMoMA’s Open Space and Hyperallergic. She received her M.L.A from Harvard University with a concentration in Museum Studies and B.A from Howard University with a concentration in Art History.