Taylor Longenberger graduated with BA Honors as a Double Major in Art and English & Communications from Pace University, winning several awards for her original research in the fields of art & science. As an undergraduate, she studied at Santa Reparata International School of Art in Florence, wherein she became conversant in Italian language and culture. She has held several Research Assistant positions in art and science departments, as well as for environmental artist, Betty Beaumont.
She received the Pace University Dyson College Research Grant that led to her research in colored siloxanes for which she was invited as the Plenary Speaker to the Dyson Society of Fellows’ 39th Annual Meeting. Her innovative research has been published in the Journal of Chemical Education and in the Society of Fellows Transactions (Vol. 20), which investigates the properties and capacities of siloxanes as an artistic media.
Taylor currently works at VARA ART, as an Assistant Art Advisor, where she most recently supported the successful decision of the landmark VARA case, 5Pointz. In her free time, she is a dance instructor in modern and tap to youths.