As an animation assistant, Tara has worked on the short films of Faith
Hubley, acting as a colorist on AFRICA, Witch Madness, Our
Spirited Earth, and Northern Ice, Golden Sun. As an assistant to
Emily Hubley, Tara worked on the shorts, Pigeon Within, Set Set
Spike and the animated sequences of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Also trained as an optical printer, Tara has worked preserving the
avant-garde films of artists like David Wojnarowicz for Bill Brand at
B.B. Optics. For Jon Gartenberg at Re:Voir/USA, she promoted the
distribution of filmmakers such as Len Lye and Stan Brakhage.
Originally from Vermont, Tara received her B.A. in Film Theory and
Production from Hampshire College in Massachusetts. She also holds an
Honorary Diploma in Japanese Language Studies from Konodai Joshiko
Gakuen in Ichikawa, Japan, and is currently finishing her M.F.A. in
Film/Video at UC San Diego. In October 2005, Tara's most recent
short film, Right is Rite,
screened at the Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego in the
exhibit, "Fresh, New Art from UCSD".