B. K. Taylor is an illustrator, writer and performer who has contributed to such varied media as:
National Lampoon: writer and artist for over ten years, best known for the cartoon strips, “The Appletons” and “Timberland Tales,” in addition to various articles and illustrations.
Walt Disney Feature Animation: character design for “The Legend of Mulan” and new story development.
Jim Henson Associates character design for “Dr. Teeth” of the Muppet Band, “Digit” of the NBC “Henson Hour,” various monsters and illustrations for Henson Publishing.
Sesame Street: illustrations for the “Character Reference Book,” Sesame Street and Electric Company magazines, ABC -123 Sesame Street book.
ABC’s “Home Improvement”: staff writer on TV comedy series with Tim Allen for three seasons (Walt Disney Touchstone Productions).
Nickelodeon: illustrator for Nickelodeon magazine; writer for “Eureka’s Castle,”
Creative Director/Producer: Stunt Pilot Productions, film and television development.
Production Designer: “Moontrap” (feature film, Shapiro/Glickenhaus) also storyboard, character design; “Liquid Red” production design (currently in post production)
Animation Art: “9 Simple Steps to Prime-Time Health” featuring award-winning author, Dr. William Sears (winner of the 2011 Silver Telly, produced by Penczner Media)
Illustration: Scholastic Publishing, Doubleday, Random House, McClanahan,
St. Martin’s Press, Workman Publishing, Addison-Wesley, MacMillan Jr., Avon as well as National Lampoon and Mad Magazines.
Awards: Inkpot, Gold Brick, Funny Bone, Ace, four Caddies, and the 2010 Reed Award for Political Cartooning.