Tara McPherson’s Cotton Candy Artwork And Ethereal Imagery

Tara McPherson is an artist 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. She explores, through portraiture, the realms of our psychological states via myths, legends, astronomy, physics, nature, love, loss, childhood and good old life experience. Giving us a peek into the complexities of the human psyche through her otherwordly characters.
Tara exhibits her paintings and serigraphs in fine art galleries all over the world. Named the crown princess of poster art by ELLE Magazine, she has created numerous gig posters for rock bands such as Beck, Modest Mouse, and Mastodon. Her array of art also includes a variety of toys with Kidrobot, painted covers for DC Vertigo Comics, advertising illustrations for companies such as Wyden+Kennedy, Publicis, and Bernstein Andrulli. She also taught in the Illustration department at Parsons for 4 years.

Tara McPhersons cotton candy artwork and ethereal imagery
Wandering Luminations
Tara McPhersons cotton candy artwork and ethereal imagery
The Wanderers
Tara McPhersons cotton candy artwork and ethereal imagery
Electric Lola
Tara McPhersons cotton candy artwork and ethereal imagery
Storm Queen – 2017 – ‘My inspiration for this piece was my continued exploration of dynamic powerful females as deities and their relationship with nature, as well as the symbolism and visualization of the internal states of our emotion. Loss and love. Creation and destruction. Powerful forces that contain parallels within the cycle of life/science/nature/love. Fractals of lightning highlighting the beautiful geometry of nature and emotion. Preciously protected sanguine hearts dripping through their embryonic bubbles, floating off to their chaotic futures’.
Tara McPhersons cotton candy artwork and ethereal imagery
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