Wesley Taylor is an assistant professor in the Art Foundation program and a professor of graphic designer. He is a fine artist, musician, and curator as well as a co-founding partner of Emergence Media, a network of artistic producers based in Detroit, Michigan. He manages a five-person artists’ studio collective in Detroit called Talking Dolls, and has spent many years “scene building” in that city’s hip-hop community as both an emcee and graphic designer. Taylor previously taught at Lawrence Technological University, Wayne State University, and Eastern Michigan University. He earned his MFA in 2D design from Cranbrook Academy of Art, and his BFA in art and design from the University of Michigan.