Tara K Daly  - Curriculum Vitae

Born in Laguna Beach, CA  1971




Sanchez Art Center Left Coast Juried Exhibition Artist Talk 2023: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1t42j5OQQE&t=9s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lp-4667PNqI (minutes 34 - 37)



Clay Culture: Innovative Human - Ceramic Arts Network

solo exhibitions

October 2024  Art Works Downtown, San Raphael CA

April 2024     2023 LCA Awards Exhibition - Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA

July 2021          Fragile Failing Found - Applied Contemporary, Oakland CA

March 2020   Tara Daly - Art in Neighborhoods, Counterpulse, San Francisco CA

Sept 2016        OtherMajik - ATA's Right Window, San Francisco CA

Sept 2005      Viscera Cera- 21 Grand, Oakland CA

selected exhibitions


Letter from the Network -Berkeley Art Center Annual Jurried Exhibition, BerkeleyCA

Pure Beauty - Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco CA

Metamorphosis - Mercury 20 Gallery juried exhibition, Oakland CA 


There is Magic Here - Marin Moca juried exhibition, Marin CA                                             Matthew Stoneman, Tara Daly, Eli the Man, Pengoo- PW Salon, San Francisco, CA

Resilience, adapting to challenging events - Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA

Left Coast Annual Jurried Exhibition - Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica CA

Emerging - Nails in the Wall, Metuchen, NJ


Tides of Change - Drawing Room, San Francisco, CA


Component Parts - Racine Art Museum,  WI

Sculpture of the Pacific Rim - Commonwealth Club of San Francisco, CA

Call and Response - Museum of Craft and Design (online), San Francisco, CA

Beauty or Truth - Art Works Downtown,  San Raphael CA


Crisis Mode - Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, (online) CA                 Small Works - Art Works Downtown,  San Raphael CA.                                                 6x6x6 Small Works - Applied Contemporary, Oakland, CA                                   Sculpture of the Pacific Rim - Commonwealth Club of San Francisco(online),CA 


Daddy Don’t Go - Adeline’s Lab, Berkeley CA                                                               Reflectivity, Artists on Climate Change - Healdsburg Center for the Arts, CA     What  We Leave Behind - Dairy Barn Arts Center,  OH                                             Unfolding Epoch - Minnesota Landscape Arboretum,  Minneapolis MN                       Art Now: Painting - Ann Arbor Art Center MI


Lemurian Jumpstart  - Connect Art Project Space, San Francisco CA                      Works on Paper - LBIF Foundation,  New Jersey NJ                                                          Visual Voices - NCECA Annual,  Contemporary Craft, Pittsburg PA


The Witnesses - NIAD, Richmond CA                                                                                           Go Figure - Berkeley Potters’ Studio, Berkeley  CA                                                                To Be Honest - Harvey Meadows Gallery, Aspen CO


Outpost - Connect Art Int’l Outpost, San Francisco CA


Graphic Premonitions - Richmond Art Center, Richmond CA

Oakland Sampling - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA


Black & White: Responses to the Binary -Femina Potens, San Francisco CA


Approaching Abstraction: The Power of Suggestion (Twelve new acquisitions of the Di Rosa permanent collection) - DiRosa Preserve, Napa CA


Tough Guys: Tara Daly, Christian Maycheck, John C. Rogers - Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco CA



  • "Historical American Art, Whiteness, and the Idea of the American Nation" - The Darkwater Project


  • Living Into the Design Pathway with Joe Brewer 
  • An Ecological Civilization: Vision and Practice with Jeremy Lent
  • Space Camp: The Decade Ahead - Buckminster Fuller Institute


  • Joe Brewer’s Earth Regenerators Community Regenerators Training Program
  • The Wilds Beyond Climate Justice - Emergence Network , Bayo Akomolafe


  • Capra Course - Systems View of Life - Global Online course by Fritjof Capra


  • Oregon State University -Permaculture Design  Certificate
  • Richmond Arts Center -3 semesters of metal arts


  • Apprentice to Master Potter Francis Blevin, Berkeley CA 
  • Berkeley Potters’ Studio - Soda Fire Workshop


  • Berkeley Potters' Studio - Studio tech internship


  • San Francisco Art Institute - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interdisciplinary Sculpture


  • Santa Monica College of Design, Art and Architecture -  Associate of Arts, Visual Arts 


  • Long Beach Museum of Art, Video Annex, Summer Workshop in Video Production (scholarship two years, internship the third)


  • Otis Parson’s School of Design Summer for High School Students Figure Drawing Scholarship

collections of :

City of San Francisco Arts Commission,2023

Stanford Health Care, 2023

Charles A. Wustum Museum of fine Arts, Racine Wisconsin, 1994

Di Rosa Preserve, Napa California, 2002

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