Taylor Hosford is a second-year graduate student and MA candidate at the University of Colorado Boulder. They are originally from Houston, Texas, and graduated from the University of North Texas with a BA in Art History in 2017. As an undergraduate, their research focused on gender, representation, and identity, with an extensive case study on the life and work of Rosa Bonheur. Their current research expands upon these themes to consider transgender visual cultures and identity production in contemporary work. They are interested in the potentials of a transgender phenomenology, as well as the intersection between queer identity, craft, amateurship, and activist-centered artwork.