Tokie Rome-Taylor is a native and resident in the suburbs of Atlanta,GA. She received her BA in Arts Education with a focus on Photography and Drawing from Morris Brown College, In Atlanta and M.Ed, and Specialist from Lesley University. Taylor's work explores themes of time, spirituality, and identity. She often integrates found objects as artifacts and conduits of memory.
Taylor’s exhibition and awards record includes international and national exhibitions; SP-Foto in São Paulo, Brazil, top 50 PhotoLucida Critical Mass 2020, WOMEN (UN)SILENCED A Survey of Contemporary Black Artists Gallery 1202, Gilroy, CA, 37 Juried Exhibition, Masur Museum, Monroe LA, Zuckerman Museum of Art GA, Dalton Gallery, Agnes Scott College, “APG- Alan Avery Selects” Atlanta, GA, among others. Taylor is a Funds for Teachers Fellowship recipient, studying photography in Santa Fe, New Mexico and in San Francisco, California. She is an Honorable Mention recipient for the International Photography Awards (2019) sponsored by the Lucie Foundation. She is a 2019 recipient of the 2019 Virginia Twinam-Smith Purchase Award. Her work is a part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Contemporary art of Georgia, as well as private collections. Her work was recently added to the Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art.