Tara M. Santoro – Illustrator, Art Instructor and Mentor, Macungie, PA
Tara M. Santoro has been a member of the Lehigh Valley for nearly three decades. You may know her from Waldenbooks/Borders to Petco to Blick Art Materials, her activity in the Lehigh Valley art community or as an art instructor/mentor.
The best way to know Tara is through her passion for art. Tara’s illustrations have been featured throughout the valley in the form of a banner in Urban Fences, Allentown’s Beautification Project, to winning Honorable mention in the 11th Annual Morning Call Juried Show. Her work has been featured in publications such as Ann Kullberg’s COLOR Magazine Hidden Treasure’s annuals and she won the People’s Choice Award in the 19th Annual Color Magazine Competition. Tara has been featured on 6 ABC news talking about the importance of art in our community and was be featured in the Morning Call’s Women Who Inspire Throughout the Valley.
When not creating illustrations, Tara can be found taking classes to better her art form, working with mentors, and instructing art lessons to help young adults attain their creative goals.