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Islay Taylor

Islay Taylor lives and works in Providence, RI. She is the Associate Director at The Steel Yard, and has over 15 years of non-profit experience. She believes strongly in access, education, community, and a mentality of abundance. She received her MFA in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the Rhode Island School of Design, and has a BFA from Alfred University concentrating in sculpture and printmaking. She maintains an active studio practice, teaches, and oversees The Steel Yard’s residency program.


Meeting Points: Community Engagement

Gallerist and Educator Kendall Reiss and Associate Director of the Steel Yard and jeweler Islay Taylor in conversation about how an engaged creative practice can strengthen community bonds, challenge societal […]

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