Josh Taylor’s existence was secured in the early summer of 1979 in a modest New Jersey-based womb. Upon his birth February of the following year of 1980, he began the rapid development of his artistic abilities, with particular focus on illustration and character design. His formal education culminated with a BFA in Illustration from Pratt Institute. He has gone on to work as freelance illustrator, as well as garnering extensive recognition for his fine art, showing frequently in galleries across the US and abroad. His work frequently explores themes of the intertwinement of creation and destruction, through an ongoing historical narrative taking place in the strange doppelganger universe known only as Gastonia.