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About the Artist

Tara Tamaribuchi was born in Orange County, California, to a third-generation Japanese-American father and a fourth-generation Chinese-American mother. She received her BA in Journalism from The George Washington University in 1997 and her BFA in Painting from Pacific Northwest College of Art in 2005. With a multicultural background and a previous career in newspaper reporting, Tara’s art practice has been interested in location, personal experience, and reaching back to her ancestors through visual language. Since becoming a mother, her studio practice has moved in many directions, from painting and drawing to using children’s craft materials and working in installation. Tara Tamaribuchi currently lives, works and also dances, in Seattle, WA.

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