Betty Blayton Taylor

Female, Person

1937 –


Who is Betty Blayton Taylor?

Betty Blayton Taylor, an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer and social entrepreneur.

As an artist, Betty Blayton is an illustrator, painter, printmaker, and sculptor. She is best known for her works often described as 'spiritual abstractions'. Betty Blayton-Taylor is co-founder and Board Secretary of the Studio Museum in Harlem, co-founder and Executive Director of Harlem Children's Art Carnival, and co-founder of Harlem Textile Works. She has been an advisor, consultant and board member to a variety of arts and community based service organizations and programs. Her artworks are displayed in a variety of private art collections and museums. Since her retirement from CAC in 2004 she continues to talk, lecture and present on the arts and arts education and spends time creating and exhibiting new works.

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Jul 10, 1937
  • Syracuse University

on July 23, 2013


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