Born in the UK, Tara completed her Foundation Diploma at Cambridge College of Arts & Technology and BA Fine Art Sculpture at Winchester School of Art. This included exchange study to Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, USA as well as extended study in Paris, Madrid, Barcelona, Dublin, Moscow, St. Petersburg and New York.
From 1989 she travelled and worked in South-East Asia and Australia before emigrating to Perth. A return to London in 1993 saw her become part of Studio Voltaire, an artist’s led studio, where she held a position on the management committee & also on Lambeth Education Arts Forum.
Continuing to work between London and Western Australia for several years, she also carved in Fremantle & assisted sculptor Greg James, bronze casting at his J-Shed Sculpture Studio.
Based in Singapore from 2009 -2020 and after a break of several years for motherhood, Tara sculpting and drawing, investigating some new avenues in her work particularly using drawing again as a daily exercise in collating ideas and images in sketchbooks as visual diaries.