Melanie Taylor

Melanie Taylor is the Director of Exhibition Design for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation in New York. In addition to designing and implementing major exhibitions in the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Guggenheim Museum, she has also designed exhibitions for the Museum’s affiliates in Bilbao, Venice, Berlin and Las Vegas as well as special exhibitions in Beijing and Abu Dhabi.

Most recently, Taylor designed Alberto Burri: The Trauma of Painting; Photo Poetics: An Anthology; The Hugo Boss Prize 2014: Paul Chan, Nonprojections for New Lovers; and Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Infinite Possibility. Mirror Works and Drawings 1974-2014 in New York.

In 2013, Taylor designed the award-winning Gutai: Splendid Playground in New York, as well as designed the United Arab Emirate’s National Pavilion featuring a 15-channel video installation by Mohammed Kazem at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia.

She holds a Master of Architecture from Columbia University and a B.A. in Art History from Bowdoin College, Maine.