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Tara McPherson  New York, NY


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About Tara


Tara McPherson is a painter, poster artist and freelance illustrator based out of New York City. Creating art about people and their odd ways, her characters seem to exude an idealized innocence with a glimpse of hard earned wisdom in their eyes. Recalling many issues from childhood and good old life experience, she creates images that are thought provoking and seductive. People and their relationships are a central theme throughout her work.

Tara’s array of art includes painted comics and covers for DC Vertigo, advertising and editorial illustrations for companies such as Pepsi and Spin Magazine, and numerous gig posters for rock bands such as Beck, Modest Mouse, Mastodon, and Death Cab For Cutie. She exhibits her paintings and prints in fine art galleries all over the world.


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i am in love with the black swan piece, and let me tell you, ppl throw around the word love too much, i am truly head over heels in LOVE with it. simply magnificent!

i'm already impressed and i haven't even followed the link to check out your website, yet!!! very talented!!! love these two!!

i'm scared of it but i like it sortof

What a fun, quirky piece. Excellent as usual.

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