Tara Rowhani-Farid (b. 1991 Kaurna, Adelaide) is an emerging artist working in the field of painting and post internet. Her work reflects an interest in the discourse of painting within a paradigm of network culture.


She graduated with a First Class from the Bachelor of Painting (Honours) at the University of South Australia in 2018 and was chosen as the 2019 recipient of the ACE Open Helpmann Studio Residency. At the commencement of her studies, Tara’s work was selected for the Helpmann Graduate exhibition where she received the City of Adelaide Award. Tara has exhibited as part of solo and group exhibitions at FELTspace, Format Inc, West Gallery Thebarton, SASA Gallery, ACE Open in Adelaide, and Five Walls Projects in Melbourne. Her work is held in the City of Adelaide’s Contemporary Acquisitions Collection and private collections.


Tara teaches in the Drawing and Painting program at the University of South Australia and works from Holy Rollers studio in Prospect.