Tara is a multi-media artist exploring intersections between abstract painting & drawing, ceramic sculpture, photography, encaustic, and knitting.

She received her Masters in Transpersonal Psychology specializing in Creativity & Innovation from Sophia University. She is the President of Pottery Northwest board, the Co-Chair of the local ArtTable chapter, and the Vice President of the Uptown Arts & Culture Coalition.

Tara practiced & performed Japanese tea ceremony as a child; studied theology with to-be priests; traveled Israel with Benedictine monks; studied with Sufi mystics; lived in Germany as a Rotary scholar dwelling in student housing run by Japanese nuns who spoke German while working for two photographers and learning tango; learned from the Achuar people in the Amazon jungle; and got married in Bali.