Taft McWhorter has been exhibiting his contemporary art in Houston for over 10 years, amassing a dedicated group of over 500 local and international collectors. He was named one of the Top 10 Artists in Houston in 2014 by the Houston Press. Taft also made the list of Houston’s 40 Most Fascinating People by the Houston Chronicle in 2015 for his philanthropic efforts. Taft and his wife/manager, Dana, raise over $100,000 annually by donating artwork. With over 100 exhibits under his belt, his work has now arrived on the international Art Fair stage. Taft and Dana live in Venice, California and have private studios in Los Angeles and Houston.

Selected Exhibitions

2018 Debut of 20’ tall sculpture, titled “Pursue Your Passion”

2017 Carmel International Arts Festival, Carmel, Evan Lurie Gallery

2017 Art Palm Beach, Miami, Evan Lurie Gallery

2017 Art Market, San Francisco, Evan Lurie Gallery

2017 Solo Exhibit, Glade Gallery, Woodlands, TX

2016 Red Dot Art Fair, Miami, Evan Lurie Gallery

2016 New York Art Fair, Evan Lurie Gallery

2016 Hamptons Fine Art Fair, Evan Lurie Gallery

2016 Los Angeles Fine Art Fair, Evan Lurie Gallery

2015 Named one of Houston’s 40 Most Fascinating People, Houston Chronicle

2015 Scope Art Fair, Miami, Evan Lurie Gallery

2014 Selected as one of the Top Ten Painters in Houston, Houston Press

2014 Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Joint Exhibit with Geoff Wilder

2014 Esperson Gallery, Houston, TX, Solo Exhibit

2013 Adickes Museum, Huntsville, TX, Joint Exhibit with David Adickes

2010 Ariodante Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Solo Exhibit

2009 Art Toronto, John Palmer Gallery, Toronto, Canada, One of two featured Artists

Lectures

2017 “The Business of Art,” University of Houston

2016 “The Business of Art,” Fresh Arts, Houston

2014 “The Business of Art”, Art Institute of Houston

2013 “The Business of Art”, Art Institute of New York

Representation

Billy Gross, Los Angeles, CA

Disegno Studios, Houston, TX

Evan Lurie Gallery, Carmel, IN

Glade Gallery, Woodlands, TX

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