Lives and Works | Seattle, WA
2021 MFA Visual Art | Lesley University | Cambridge, MA
2005 BFA Painting | Pacific Northwest College of Art | Portland, OR
1997 BA Journalism | George Washington University | Washington, DC
2020 Craft Abstracts I Pratt Fine Art Center storefront | Pioneer Square | Seattle, WA
2019-2020 Camouflage Net Project (storefront installation with video) | Pantages Theater | funded by Densho and ArtsFund | presented by Spaceworks | Tacoma, WA
2019 Camouflage Net Project (with sound) | presented by Densho | Meyendebauer Center | Bellevue, WA
2019 Ephemeral Panorama | CORE Gallery | Seattle, WA
2018 Ma | Yaw Theater | collaboration with choreographer Noelle Chun and dancers | interactive stage installation for two evening-length dance performances | Seattle, WA
2018 Craft Abstracts + Ancestral Landscapes | CORE Gallery | Seattle, WA
2017-2018 Camouflage Net Project | Seattle Sculpture Walk | site-specific outdoor art installation presented by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA
2017 Craft Abstracts | Seattle Storefronts | storefront window installation presented by Shunpike | South Lake Union | Seattle, WA
2017 Seattle Mayor’s Art Gallery | City Hall | Seattle, WA
2016-2017 Golden Screen | Poetry Garden | Seattle Center | site-specific outdoor installation presented by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA
2021 An Unpredictable Time + Place | Mass MoCA | North Adams, MA
2021 Kinship | Arts Mid-Hudson | Poughkeepsie, NY
2021 Floating World | Google Cambridge | Cambridge, MA
2020 Homecoming | teaching artist social practice museum intervention to reinvigorate Buddhist statues | Seattle Asian Art Museum | Seattle, WA
2019 Duets | Space Gallery | Seattle, WA
2019 Edwin T. Pratt: A Living History | Northwest African American Museum | Seattle, WA
2019 Karey Kessler and Tara Tamaribuchi | UW Tower Mezzanine | University of Washington | Seattle, WA
2016 High Blood | Tacoma Spaceworks Gallery | Tacoma, WA
2016 Cultural Perspectives | Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery | Seattle, WA
2013 Children’s Healing Art Project | Portland, OR
Teaching | Curating | Community
2021 Teaching Artist-in-Residence | Architectural History | Montgomery College | Rockville, MD
2021-present Friends of Inscape Leadership | Creative Placemaking -- saving Inscape Arts Building (former Seattle INS Building in Chinatown-International District) from redevelopment and expanding its role as a neighborhood arts and cultural center that honors immigrant history
2021 Resident Critic | Lesley Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts | Cambridge, MA
2020 Lecturer | Buddhist Art Practice | Woman in Buddhism Conference, presented by Seattle Buddhist Temple and Center for Buddhist Education | Berkeley, CA
2020 Teaching Artist | Shifting Into Public Art | Lesley Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts | Cambridge, MA
2020 Curator | Reimagining the Future Through the Past | Web Exhibition | Washington State Arts Commission
2017-present Inscape Artist in Residence | Committee member and AiR liason | Seattle, WA
2017 Juror | Seattle Center Poetry Garden | Seattle Office of Art and Culture
2020 Tamaribuchi, Tara, “Seattle Betsuin Brings the Dharma to the Buddha at Seattle Art Museum,” The Wheel of Dharma, San Francisco, CA, Vol. 42, Issue 3, March 2020.
2019 Keimig, Jasmyne, “A Seattle Civil Rights Icon and the Art He Inspired,” The Stranger’s Seattle Art and Performance Quarterly, Seattle, WA, June 5, 2019.
2019 “Camouflage Net Project on Display in Washington,” The Pacific Citizen, Los Angeles, CA, May 31, 2019.
2019 Schneider, Katlin, “The Panoramic Floatmounts of Tara Tamaribuchi,” Artmill blog, Chicago, IL, February 6, 2019.
2018 Allen, Laura Walton, Interview, Original Lines Podcast, Seattle, WA, January 27, 2018.
2017 Bisbee, Aya, “Camouflage Net Project Brings Light to Injustice,” The International Examiner, Seattle, WA, November 8, 2017. 11.
2016 Ponnekanti, Rosemary, “’High Blood Spills Racial Frustration at Spaceworks Gallery,” The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, November 24, 2016.
2016 Lindsay, Erika, “New Poetry and Art at Seattle Center,” Seattle Office of Arts and Culture Art Beat Blog, Seattle, WA, January 27, 2016.
Awards, Residencies, Grants
2019-2021 Dean’s Scholarship | Lesley Art and Design | Cambridge, MA
2019 Densho Artist Residency and Grant | Seattle, WA
2017 Edwin T. Pratt Memorial Scholarship | Pratt Fine Art Center | Seattle, WA
2017 Public Art Bootcamp | Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA
2016 Portable Works Purchase Award | Seattle Public Utilities | Seattle, WA
2016 Artist Trust Visual Edge Program | Port Townsend, WA
Google | Cambridge, MA
Seattle Public Utilities | Seattle, WA
City of Seattle | Seattle, WA
Washington State Arts Commission Public Artist Roster
Sound Transit STArt Public Artist Roster
City of Seattle Ethnic Artist Roster