Master of Science in Medical Illustration
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Scientific Illustration
Before joining MediVisuals, Tara attended graduate school at Augusta University for Medical Illustration. She completed her Master’s thesis for the Dental College of Georgia’s Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Department; for which, Tara created a 3D interactive surgical training module on orthognathic osteotomies. Tara’s artwork has been published in various scientific textbooks and journals. Prior to becoming a medical illustrator, Tara worked as a Richmond, Virginia based wedding and portrait photographer.
After high school, Tara lived as missionary in South Sudan, Africa where she built rain catchment tanks, taught clean water technology, and worked in hospitals/health clinics. After that, she spent extended time as a videographer throughout France. Tara loves doing anything outdoors, including fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping. She loves extreme weather and her cat Chicho. Besides being a medical illustrator, Tara’s favorite job was working as a chocolatier in Athen’s, Georgia where she got to make (and eat) chocolate for a living.