Maggie Taylor received her BA degree in philosophy from Yale University in 1983 and her MFA degree in photography from the University of Florida in 1987. After more than ten years as a still-life photographer, she began to use the computer to create her images in 1996. Her work is featured in Adobe Photoshop Master Class: Maggie Taylor's Landscape of Dreams, published by Adobe Press in 2005; Solutions Beginning with A, Modernbook Editions, Palo Alto, 2008; Album, Edizioni Siz, Verona, Italy 2009; and No Ordinary Days, University Press of Florida, 2013. Taylor's images have been exhibited in one-person exhibitions throughout the U.S. and abroad and are in numerous public and private collections including The Art Museum, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; The Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; and The Museum of Photography, Seoul, Korea. In 1996 and 2001 she received State of Florida Individual Artists's Fellowships. In 2004 she won the Santa Fe Center for Photography's Project Competition. She lives in Gainesville, Florida.