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 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 addition to making fine art, Taurus has a passion for martial arts. He has trained in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts and Aikido. In May 2019 he passed the Shodan test and received a black belt in Aikido.