Cquat Taylor is a fashion designer and illustrator. Cquat uses a computer tablet to design ideas for clothing, then works with staff to realize these designs into garments. In his artistic process, Cquat explores women’s fashion, particularly evening wear. He selects fabrics and follows patterns to construct elegant dresses and other formal attire. Cquat is also an inventor of techniques to enhance his studio practice. He has devised supportive devices such as a pedal fastened to his leg which he controls with his hands to create garments on the sewing machine. In addition to fashion design, Cquat creates both abstract and representational drawings with the use of expressive linework. Cquat has been a participating artist at the Soul Studio since 2019.