Ann Tarantino is an Assistant Professor of Art in the Penn State School of Visual Arts, Director of the Woskob Family Gallery and Curator of the Borland Project Space, Penn State, University Park, PA. Tarantino is also co-lead on the Campus Arts Initiative.
Tarantino’s work as an artist involves drawings on paper, on the wall, and in space, using media ranging from ink and paper to laser-cut vinyl. Her work has been exhibited in galleries and institutions across the country and internationally, including recent solo exhibitions in Philadelphia, Washington, DC, and Tokyo, Japan. In December 2012, she created a new, site-specific commission for AMOA-Arthouse in Austin, Texas, and in June 2013, she created another new piece commissioned by Mixed Greens, New York City. She earned an MFA in Drawing and Painting from Pennsylvania State University and an Honors BA in Visual Arts and American Civilization from Brown University. Her work is represented by Curator’s Office in Washington, DC.