New Song School Of The Arts


Tara H.


Ms. Tara has been a master arts integration teacher for 15+ years, combining academic learning with fine arts. She has taught Pre K – College, including seniors and those with learning challenges. Ms. Tara believes that all people, no matter their experience, age, capability, or disability have a story to tell and she delights in helping each student’s creative “voice” to not only be heard but celebrated.

She teaches with joy, empathy, knowledge, patience, and critical thinking. Ms. Tara is versed in a variety of media: all forms of painting (oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache), and drawing (graphite, colored pencils, Conte’ crayons, charcoal, oil & chalk pastels, pen & ink). She teaches printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, fiber, ceramics, glass, wood, found & recycled objects, and a variety of other mediums. She has taught across America and overseas. She is well-known in the art world as teacher, facilitator, curator, and exhibiting artist.

Education and Accomplishments:

  • Diablo Valley College, CA
  • Piedmont Community College, VA
  • University of Maryland, MD
  • Philchuck School of Glass, WA
  • Asilomar Conference in Watercolor
  • Port Con Art Glass
  • National Arts Education Association: New York, Boston, Seattle, and Baltimore
  • Architects Institute of America Award for Excellence
  • Baltimore Space Telescope Science Institute Best in Show
  • Annapolis State House Best in Show