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Tara grew up on a farm in South Jersey where she spent most of her time drawing
and petting horses. She moved to New York City in 2005 in pursuit of her illustration degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology. During her 13 years in NYC, she worked as the exhibitions coordinator and graphic designer for the Society of Illustrators. She then moved on to Gawker Media, where she served as the in-house illustrator and deputy art director for a variety of websites.


Tara now lives in Philadelphia with with her pets, Ms Jackson and Banana June.
She is freelancing full-time and teaching at The University of the Arts.

She is currently available for new projects. Please email her with any inquiries.

tara@tarajacoby.com  |  609-805-2050


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