Taylor M. Clock was born and raised in Albany, New York and currently lives in Syracuse, New York. Clock is a Master of fine Arts candidate at Syracuse University in the School of Visual and Performing Arts.
Clock's works are photographic in nature and engage in discourses surrounding image, media and connection through technology. His current works are an examination of the mass information, specifically the locations from which this information is created and published from.
State University of New York (SUNY) at Oswego
BFA Graphic Design Minor in Photography | May 2015
Instructor of Photography at Talent Agency
September 2016 - December 2016
Taught a group of high school students digital photography at Talent Agency, a Syracuse University program for young students of local high schools.
Graphic Designer at Vincy’s Printing
June 2015 - July 2016
Prepare and create content for digital and offset printing in a small print shop environment. Works as a part of a team to produce projects ranging from identity and branding solutions, creative projects to stationary packages.
The Oswegonian | January 2015 - May 2015
Lead a team of photographers to create content for print and web articles published by The Oswegonian, SUNY Oswego’s student run newspaper. Coverage included a variety of events including concerts, campus activities, and sporting events. Began photographing for The Oswegonian August 2012.
Photography Area Manager
SUNY Oswego | January 2013 – May 2015
Worked closely with SUNY Oswego photography instructor Julieve Jubin and Art Department Chair Cynthia Clabough to maintain the photography area. Responsibilities include monitoring and maintaining an organized photographic studio, digital computer lab and print lab management, while conducting inventory of equipment and organizing the staff of the photography area. Part time student employment.
SUNY Oswego | January 2015 – May 2015
Assisted photography instructor Julieve Jubin with daily activities for her Experimental Photography course. Duties included managing and maintaining digital printing equipment, processing film for the class, and assisting students with conceptual and technical development of projects.
Public Affairs Photography Intern
SUNY Oswego Office of Public Affairs | August – December 2014
Worked closely with SUNY Oswego public affairs photographer Jim Russell to produce content for electronic and print publication. Event coverage varied from theatrical performances to alumni events happening on campus.
SUNY Oswego | August – December 2014
Assisted Multimedia instructor Cara Thompson by working closely with students in and out of class. Demonstrated and instructed students formally in lecture setting as well as casually individually. Gave insight into problem solving strategies used in the field of graphic design, specifically for multimedia work flows.
SUNY Oswego | June – July 2014
Taught along side professor Peter Cardone as a secondary instructor for his Landscape Photography class. Assisted students of varying skill level with technical, aesthetic and conceptual development of their photographs. Managed printing equipment to ensure quality. Conducted classroom activities, such as instruction, critiques and printing.
June – July 2014 | August – December 2012
Worked with professor Amy Bartell to guide her Digital Media Static class through the challenges of working through digital media work flow. This course introduced the concepts of a digital media created within the Adobe Creative Suite.
Aulus W. Saunders Service Award | Spring 2015
SUNY Oswego Grant Arnold Award | Spring 2015
Jesse E. and Jay D. Rudolph Scholarship | Spring 2014
Member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi | Spring 2014
SUNY Oswego President’s List
Fall 2011, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014
SUNY Oswego Dean’s List
Spring 2012, Fall 2012
2016 Of Light & Land Oswego, NY
2016 40 Below SumArt 2016 Syracuse, NY
2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition Oswego, NY
2015 NiskART SILVER - 25th Anniversary Exhibition Niskayuna,NY
2015 All You Need Is Less - Sustainability Exhibition Oswego,NY
2015 12.13.14 [Images of One Day] Exhibition Troy, NY
2014 Best of SUNY Student Art Exhibition Albany, NY
2014 Governor Cuomo’s Office Exhibition Washington, D.C.
2014 SUNY Student Art Exhibition Albany, NY
2014 52nd Annual Juried Exhibition SUNY Oswego
2014 Plain China Literary Publication Bennington, VT
2014 Imaging the Landscape Oswego, NY
2014 Student Exhibition at PhotoCenter Troy, NY
2014 51st Annual Juried Exhibition SUNY Oswego
2013 SUNY Student Art Exhibition Albany, NY
2013 50th Annual Juried Exhibition SUNY Oswego
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
Adobe Camera Raw
Adobe Digital Publishing Suite
Adobe Acrobat Pro
Adobe Premiere Pro
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Media Encoder
Avid Media Composer
Digital Photographic Printing Work Flow
Black and White Darkroom
Analog / Digital Hybrid Photography Work Flow
Photographic Presentation Methods
Digital Video Production Work Flow