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Name: Taylor, Patrick Lee (1948-)

Historical Note:

Biographical note: Patrick L. Taylor was born in Valdosta, Georgia, in 1948. He grew up in Valdosta, receiving a B.A. in Art from Valdosta State University in 1970. Later that same year, Taylor was drafted into the U.S. Army, spending two years in the service. He returned to Valdosta and taught art in high school for four years. In 1976 Taylor moved to Athens, Georgia, and entered the Master's in Art Education program at the University of Georgia. After graduating he entered the Ph.D. program. While working on his dissertation, Taylor taught art for two years at Fowler Drive Elementary School in Clarke County. He received his doctorate in 1982 and shortly thereafter arrived at Kennesaw College.

Taylor taught at Kennesaw from 1982 to 1999, when he accepted a position at Piedmont College. During his time at Kennesaw, Dr. Taylor was involved with the creation of the B.A. in Art program, the funding for the Visual Arts building, and the Share magazine controversy.

Sources: KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Oral history project, Kennesaw State University Oral history series, Item 108: Interview with Patrick L. Taylor
Note Author: Anne M. Graham

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