Works in the Collection
Tokie Rome-Taylor is a native of Atlanta, GA. She earned her B.A. in Art Education from Morris Brown College, followed by both a Master’s and Specialist from Lesley University in Curriculum and Technology. Rome-Taylor primarily works in photography, exploring themes of time, spirituality, and identity. She often integrates found objects as artifacts and conduits of memory. Her artwork has ranged from capturing African American empowerment in individuals such as Coretta Scott King, to narrative surreal portraiture. She draws inspiration and influence from an eclectic range of time periods, artists, and cultures.
Rome-Taylor’s exhibition and awards record include international and national exhibitions; ArtFields 2020 and 2021, 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. Her work is a part of the permanent collection at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia, government public collections, and private collections.