Tayler Drattlo is a neon sculpture artist originally from San Antonio, Texas and now resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. She studied neon design and metal casting at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Tayler has trained in the craft of neon at multiple neon shops over the years. She currently bends neon at Glas, Raleigh’s neon fabrication studio. She uses traditional means to craft and process glass tubes. She has exhibited her work in installations around the South where she pushes the physical and conceptual limits of the medium while preserving the integrity of the 100-year-old craft.
Tayler has been a full-time professional in the neon industry since 2016. She is actively creating new work, and has 35+ original neon pieces in private collections across the US.
2021 Artist in Residence at Artspace in Raleigh, NC
Tayler is a neon designer and tube bender at Glas