Tara Conley is an American sculptor known for creating organic yet original shapes from man-made materials while adding a sense of humor and wonder to the mix. Working with fiber, steel, bronze, and fiberglass, she often mixes materials and processes in surprising ways. Originally from Bath, New York, Conley studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology, School for American Crafts, where she earned her BFA in 1998. She lives and works in Houston, Texas.
Featured image: Tara Conley - XO Sculpture, 2019
(detail). Copper. 26 × 38 × 7 in. 66 × 96.5 × 17.8 cm. Photo courtesy Whistler