Taylor Franklin

Program Director Wheelhouse Studios

Wisconsin Union

Hometown: Madison

Taylor, Program Director of Wheelhouse Studios and UW-Madison Alum (M.A. in Art Education, Art Ed. Teaching License), is a professional artist, dancer, and educator. With 17 years of experience as an art educator in higher education, community education, and the WI public schools, and 6 years as a Brazilian Samba performer and company director, she is honored to offer her vivacious and empowering teaching style to the UW community. Join her for light-hearted, non-intimidating art and wellness guidance that will leave you feeling open to the possibilities that your inner creativity can offer.


  • Learn and experience the health benefits of creating art in this hands-on workshop brought to you by Taylor Franklin, M.A. in Art Education, Program Director of Wheelhouse Studios. Join her to learn how art-making plays a role in self-care. Benefits of engaging in art-making activities can include enhancement of self-knowledge and self-expression and attunement to the art-making process rather than the product.