Pat Taylor (Patricia Gailah Taylor) holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude in Studio
Art, The University of Texas at Austin 1975.

 Master's of Arts in Art History, The University of Texas at Austin 1979.
She has taught on university and college faculties and independently. 

Her work has been exhibited and collected throughout the United States,  receiving regional and national recognition. 

Her scholarly writing has been featured in the Journal of the Association for the Interdisciplinary Study of the Arts and other national and international publications.