The layering process within Tamara White's mixed media pieces reflect the multi-dimensional aspects of life: stories; memories; one experience layered upon the next. As we hold tight to some internal treasures, and shed away others, the culmination of these elements create a beautiful, blended canvas, rich with texture and color.
Tamara's work often incorporates found pieces, various papers, materials and elements, coupled with paint and wax. As well, you may frequently find stories, quotes or pertinent symbols woven into the finished surface.
Born in Northern California, Tamara holds a B.A. degree in Human Development, a M.A. in Visual Communication Design, and is currently earning a Ph.D. in Public Policy and Social Change with a focus on museum studies. Tamara lives with her family in Berkeley and travels to New York frequently for enrichment and inspiration.