Tara Rowhani-Farid (b. 1991 Kaurna land, 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. At the commencement of her studies, Tara’s work was selected for the Helpmann Graduate exhibition where she received the City of Adelaide Award. She has exhibited as part of solo and group exhibitions at FELTspace, Format Inc, West Gallery Thebarton, SASA Gallery in Adelaide, and Five Walls Projects in Melbourne. Her work is held in the City of Adelaide’s Contemporary Acquisitions Collection and private collections. In 2020 she will exhibit at ACE Open and West Gallery Thebarton. Tara was the 2019 recipient of the ACE Open Helpmann Studio Residency and works from ACE Open, South Australia.
Tara currently teaches at the School of Art, Architecture and Design at the University of South Australia.