Tara Karaim was born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended the University of Kansas where she earned her BFA in Art History in 2013. In 2016, she graduated with her MA in Art History from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. Commissioned portraiture is the foundation of Karaim’s oeuvre. Because of her education, she incorporates her knowledge of the history of art into her work as well.
Karaim uses acrylic paint to create naturalistic and colorful portraits of both humans and