Taurus Burns moved to Detroit, Michigan in 1998 to study Fine Arts at the College for Creative Studies, where he received a BFA in 2002. Since then Taurus has painted murals, created public art and street paintings, been on the exhibition committee of the Detroit Artists Market, juried and curated local exhibits, and painted over 300 Detroit urban landscapes. He was once listed as "Best Local Artist" in Real Detroit Weekly and one of the "Best Local Artists to Collect" in HOUR Detroit Magazine. In 2017 he began to address racism and gun violence in his artwork.
Taurus lives in Oak Park, MI. He is a full-time automotive clay sculptor and has been training in the Japanese martial art of Aikido since 2011.