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Taryn teaches visual art courses at the college level, and regularly delivers artist talks and special topic lectures at schools and organizations across the nation. Appointments include speaking engagements and workshops at institutions such as Dresden University of Technology, University of South Alabama, Nicholls State University and University of Pretoria, South Africa. 

Courses Taught:

  • Drawing & Composition

  • 2D Design

  • Figure Drawing

  • Painting

  • Professional Practices

  • Visual Studies

  • Museum Studies & Gallery Practices

Lecture Topics:

  • Career Development for Artists

  • Artist Resumes & Statements

  • Portfolio Reviews & Development

  • Contracts and Commissions

  • The Fusion of Art and Science

  • Art, Government and Community

  • The Power of Art: Politics, Museums & Meaning

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