ABOUT THE ARTIST
Tannia Taranto is a self-taught contemporary artist working and living in Melbourne, Australia.
Tannia has a passion for art which she has used to turn personal encounters into imaginative and inventive artwork. Having worked for a number of years as a Graphic Artist/Producer in the television industry and currently in IT administration, it was a suggestion from a friend that motivated Tannia to submit a piece of her work to a charity fundraising event. Her art was so well received that this occasion changed her artistic direction and inspired her to realise the significance of her work.
Much of Tannia’s work is inspired by the world of fashion and nude photography; finding to balance the rawness and power of the female body with a sophisticated and aesthetic portrayal.
In addition to her figurative work Tannia's diverse creativity and ability to experiment with many mediums has lead her on an abstract journey. Taking inspiration from nature, architecture and interior design, her latest abstract series EVOLUTION is a turning point in her art career. Reflecting on natural elements from land and sea to create a refined and organic statement pieces of art.
Tannia has her family and friends to thank, insisting she pursue her art and take it to the next level. “I have so much to learn and be inspired by and I can’t wait to see where this journey takes me…so the best way to predict my future is to create it!”
Kiss with Style - 281 High St, Ashburton VIC 3147
Solo exhibition - EVOLUTION (March - April) RED Gallery
TAM group exhibition - Momentum (Jun - Jul) Montsalvat Gallery
TAM group exhibition - The Escapism of Creativity (Nov - Dec) Virtual
Group exhibition - Lights Camera Fashion (June - July ) in.cube8r Gallery and Emporium
TAM Virtual Group exhibition - Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show (March - April)
TAM group exhibition - Full Circle (Nov - Dec) The Vines
TAM group exhibition - Into the Blue (May - May) Montsalvat
TAM group exhibition - Suburban Oasis (April - May) in.cube8r Gallery and Emporium
Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show
TAM group exhibition - Flora & Fauna (March)
TAM: Contrast - group exhibition (Oct-Nov)
The Art Cabriolet hosted by Bromley&Co Art Auction: Loaded Brush & Gravel (Sept)
RAW Melbourne: Connect - group exhibition (June)
The Bethlehem Community: Homework Art Auction (Jun 2012)
The Art Cabriolet: Diamonds in a Box Art Auction (May 2012)
ThouArtMum (TAM) - A network of female artists in NE Melbourne
Melbourne & Victorian Artists (MAVA)