Neil Taylor was born in Brisbane in 1953 and studied
painting in the early 70's with William Robinson. After a short period of teaching he moved to the Sydney area and
began to paint and exhibit full-time. He spent almost thirty years based around the Hawkesbury River north of Sydney
and painting the local wilderness areas. He now lives west of Sydney and travels extensively both
in Australia and overseas researching new subjects. He is particularly well known for his treatment of ocean and
Taylor has held almost 40 one man shows in Australia,
Asia,. U.S.A.and the United Kingdom. He is represented in State collections as well as in a long list of major public
and private corporations and private collections.