Tara Conant is a professional photographer as well as a photo educator. She earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Bard College. She has taught photography at Westfield State University, Holyoke Community College as well as other colleges during in her career.
Her photographic work has been shown in solo and group exhibitions throughout the United States for a number of years. Some themes and subject matter she explores in her photographic work range from street photography, documentation of the representation and treatment of women in society to environmental issues.
She has earned recognition for her work including a Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Grant for her documentary series of photographs entitled Sites and she was selected as one of the 2000 Women in Photography by Women in Photography International. Additionally, she works as a freelance photographer.