David Taylor earned an MFA from the University of Oregon and a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Tufts University. His photographs, multimedia installations, and artist's books have been exhibited in group and solo exhibitions at venues that include the Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois; and The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. Taylor's work is in the permanent collections of, Fidelity Investments, Boston; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and the Palace of the Governors/New Mexico History Museum among others. The New Yorker Magazine Online, The Los Angeles Times, Orion Magazine, PREFIX PHOTO, and the Mexico/Latin America Edition of Esquire Magazine have all featured his images. Taylor has completed recent major commissions for artwork that is installed in the U.S. Border Patrol Station in Van Horn, Texas and the United States Federal Courthouse in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Taylor's ongoing examination of the U.S. Mexico border was supported by a 2008 Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and a monograph of Working the Line has just been released by Radius Books.