Taylor Beam is a local artist and art educator with a variety of K-12 experiences in the classroom and beyond. This past year, she was the art teacher at Merkel High School and worked as an art education consultant for the NCCIL. Prior to this, she worked as an art teacher at STEAM Middle School in Burleson, Texas. Her career has been a mix of photography, fine art, graphic design, illustration, and art education.Beam graduated with a BFA in 2D Studio Art and Graphic Design from Abilene Christian University in 2012. In 2015, she received her Art EC-12 Teacher Certification. Beam is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Art Education with Boston University.