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Faith Taylor
Valencia, California

Faith Taylor creates work that comes from a personal place. Her works look abstract, but stem from very universal human feelings. She once created a collection that merged her dreams for the future with deep soul searching. She currently lives in California and admires the work of the Old Masters and Clyfford Still. Perspective, depth and mystery are a few things that spark her creativity.

Artist and Customer Comments


Faith Taylor 4/28/2016 | 2:05 PM

Dear J Johnston, Thank you for your beautiful note. Yes, I am very curious about where my art goes. As an artist I am frequently asked about my inspiration or what my paintings mean to me. It is a rare blessing that I get to hear the story of how my painting touched someone else. Your story is beautiful and honest and so very appreciated. Thank you for sharing your story with me. I feel honored and grateful....and inspired. Thank YOU and congratulations on your marriage and all of your New Horizons. Much love. - Faith

commentsNew Horizon
J Johnston 4/24/2016 | 4:39 PM

I'm sure you are always curious where your art goes, so wanted to share the story behind my purchase of your work today. I moved in with my fiancé about a year and a half ago. In the living room he has a piece of art that he bought after a rough divorce. It’s gorgeous but casts a shadow from a darker time. I have been searching for the perfect piece to replace it, and today as I was paging through UGallery, I was immediately obsessed with the style, colors and light in your piece “New Horizon”. I'm also a big believer and fate and when I saw the title of this work and your profile, I knew that I had finally found the perfect piece. I purchased it immediately and can’t wait for it to arrive. Thank you for creating this magical piece. We are thrilled to add it to our home as we begin a new life together!

J Johnston 4/24/2016 | 4:30 PM

Hello Faith,

Faith Taylor 11/10/2014 | 11:23 AM

John, I am so happy you are enjoying my art. Yes, I would love to see where they are hanging. It's always such a mystery when something I've created and bonded with leaves my studio. Photos would be very welcomed. Thank you for your thoughtfulness. All the best to you. - Faith

commentsBreakthrough
J Linehan purchased this artwork. 11/10/2014 | 10:18 AM

Hello Faith, We have two of your works and love them both. If you'd like a picture of where they are hung, we'd be happy to send you one! John

Faith Taylor 11/7/2011 | 9:12 PM

Thank you for the kind words! I love this piece. It's fun, playful, loaded with color and lots of emotion. I hope that this piece compliments your style and your home. I've sent additional photos and hope they help you to see all the intimate details. Thanks again. Have a wonderful evening. -Faith

commentsPeach Undertones
C Klein 11/5/2011 | 12:56 PM

I love the warm colors, look forward to previewing the painting in my home!

Escape It All
by FAITH TAYLOR


Oil painting on stretched canvas
One-of-a-kind
Signed on front and back
2015

12" h x 12" w x 1" d
0 lbs. 12 oz.

$400


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I enjoy the process of layering paint. Creating depth from a clean white surface is intimate and fulfilling. I know my painting is complete when what once was a blank canvas, is now staring back at me with a soul of its own, born from within me. What started out as my confidant is now my soulmate. Ready to touch the heart, mind, and hopefully the soul of the viewer, sparking imagination as their mind travels from the depth of the realism to the mystery of the abstract. This painting is on a gallery wrapped canvas with finished edges. It comes ready to hang.

Oil painting

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Stretched canvas

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