Educated at the University of North Carolina, American University and the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture, Steed Taylor's art practice includes public art projects as well as work for gallery settings. His art has been shown around the country including the Bronx Museum, the Mint Museum, the San Bernardino County Museum, and the Neuberger Museum of Art's 2001 Biennial Exhibition of Public Art. Besides extensive showings in the New York metropolitan area, his solo shows include The University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Ambrosino Gallery in Miami and Il Ponte Contemporanea in Rome, Italy. Recent commissions for his public artwork include the cities of Washington, DC, Arlington, VA and New Orleans, LA, the North Carolina Museum of Art, Duke University, Riverside Park in New York City, Florida State University and Columbus College of Art & Design. Recent lectures include the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. His art has been discussed in publications as varied as Art In America to Playboy Magazine.