About the Artist

Tara Barnett works as an illustrator and visual artist in New Jersey. Tara specializes in illustrative drawings and paintings that explore personal narratives, the figure, natural elements and lyrical imagery. She received her BFA in Illustration from Parsons the New School for Design, (2012). Tara organized the publication of illustrator Barbara Nessim’s An Artful Life and assisted in creating her retrospective at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK (2013).

Tara currently teaches elementary and middle school art in Monmouth County, as well as portfolio classes at Canvas Studio Art in Rumson, NJ and instructs and assists at Jay Alder’s Sea Zen Gallery in Belmar, NJ.