Tara Foster is an interdisciplinary arts worker and creative committed to the belief that centering arts and culture helps individuals and communities thrive.
For the past fifteen years, Tara has worked with various organizations to provide program design, implementation and evaluation; artist services; brand management and strategic communications; and organizational effectiveness, including Brevard Music Center, Fleming Museum, Prospect New Orleans, DailyServing, Arts Council of New Orleans, Neighborhoods Partnership Network, and the Joan Mitchell Center, an artist residency program of the Joan Mitchell Foundation. Currently, she works with MTA Arts & Design.
Tara completed a self-designed, dual degree master’s program at the University of New Orleans, earning a M.A. in arts administration and M.S. in urban studies. She received the Planning and Urban Studies Department's annual Fritz Wagner Prize for academic achievement and community service. Tara received a B.A. in art history, with a double-minor in English and studio art, from the University of Vermont.
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