Events, Education and Press
2012 Feb. - Vermont Life, Spring 2012, Featured spread "The Fabric of Vermont"
2011 June - The North Star Monthly, Cover & "Designing A Dream"
2011 Oct. - The Caledonian- Record, Cover "Vigil Against Violence"
2011 Sep. 14 - The Caledonian- Record, "Lyndon Institute Cuts Fashion Design Program"
2011 Sept. 10 - The Caledonia-Record," Shumlin Outlines Steps to Create More Jobs in Vt."
2011 Feb. 16 - Revolutionary Verb, "Green: The New Color of Fashion"
2010 Oct. - People, "Crystal Bowersox An American Idol Weds"
2009 June - Vermont Business Magazine, "Tara Lynn Selected Young Entrepreneur of the Year"
2009 Apr-May - Fiber Arts, "Green Pageant Gown"
2009 Jan. 21 - Eco Stiletto, "Tara Lynn Sustainable Gowns Dress Miss Eco-America"
2009 Jan.23 - The Caledonian- Record, "Miss Vermont Goes Green"
2008 Aug - Treehugger, "Tara Lynn Makes Gowns and Wearable Art"
2008 Spring - VT VOWS, "Green Attire"
2008 Spring - Bridal Guide Magazine, Featured Gown
2008 May - The Burlington Free Press, "Eco-Fashion Clothing Collection Merges Style and Politics"
2008 Winter - Going Green, "Beauty is not Artificial"
2008 Jan - The Caledonian- Record, Bridal Guide, Cover & "Sutton Designer Uses Something Old, Something New"
2007 Aug. - Currier Japon, Featured Gown
2006 April - Experience Life Magazine, Cover with Summer Rayne Oakes
2005 Sep.3 - The Caledonian- Record, "Sutton Woman Puts Her Talents On Cloth"
2002 Mar.12 - The Caledonian- Record, "Fashion Designer Prefers Nontraditional Fabrics"
2002 - Times Beacon Record, "Hemp is Making a Comeback as a Textile Alternative"
2011 Oct. - VT Vows Wedding Affair at the Shelburne farms, Shelburne, VT
2011 Feb. - Mid-Atlantic Green Wedding Showcase, Washington DC
2009 April - D:2:E Boston, Massachusetts
2008 May - Going Green Expos Eco Fashion Show, Burlington, Vermont Responsible for coordinating event
2008 Feb. - Going Green Expos Eco Fashion Show, Boston, Massachusetts Responsible for coordinating event
2007 Sept - Art Hop Fashion Show, Burlington, Vermont
2006 Sept - Creating New Threads Utrecht, Netherlands
2006 July - Eco-Petal Fashion Show West Hollywood, California
06/05 June - Cat Walk on the Wild Side Fashion Show, San Francisco, California
Art Shows2009 May - Paradise City Arts, Northampton, Massachusetts
2008 Nov - Young Women’s League, Westport, CT
2008 Sep - Artrider Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst, Tarrytown, NY Juried Show
2008 Aug - Craft Producers at the Bob Dylan Concert in Saratoga Springs, NY Juried Show
2008, 2007& 2006 May - Paradise City Arts Show, Northampton, Massachusetts - Juried Show
2008 May - Going Green Energy and Living Expo Burlington, VT
2008 April - Go Green Expo New York, NY
2008 April - Artrider Spring Crafts At Morristown, NJ Juried Show
2008 April - Paradise City Arts Festival Philadelphia, PA Juried Show
2007 Dec - Crafts Park Avenue at the Gramercy Park Armory, Manhattan, NY Juried Show
2007 Nov - Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Hartford, CT Juried Show
2007 Oct - Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, Somerset, NJ Juried Show
2007 Sept - Hildene Fall Art Festival, Manchester, Vermont - Juried Show
2007 & 2006 Aug - Stowe Celebrates Summer, Stowe, Vermont - Juried Show
2007 July - Berkshire Arts Show, Great Barrington, MA - Juried Show
2006 Dec - One Of A Kind Show in Chicago, Illinois, Emerging Artist, Juried Show
2006 Sept. - Stowe Foliage, Craft Produces Stowe, Vermont, Featured Artist, Juried Show
2006 June - Re-Imagine Style, Ithaca, New York
2012 Jan. - Launched www.taralynnbridal.com
2006 - Launched www.taralynnstudio.com
2006 - Launched www.earthbitch.com
Selected Exibitions and Awards
2011 Oct. - Honored with Umbrella’s 2011 Domestic Violence Service Award for bridging fashion career with education about Domestic and Sexual Violence
2010 March - $5000 Business Plan Competition Award from the NVDA
2009 June - US SBA Vermont’s Entrepreneur of The Year Award
2009 June - Woman of Achievement Award. Miss Vermont Pageant
2008 Feb - Tara Lynn won the Environmental Hero Award at the Going Green Expo in Boston
2006 Sept -
Gallery North Art Show, Setauket, New York
Best New Entry Award and Second Place in Craft
2006 March - YWCA RAGS Guild Wearable Art Show, Tacoma, Washington
Juried Show, Award for 1st Place Garments
2005 Nov - Dec - Holiday Gallery Exhibit, Artisans Guild, St Johnsbury, Vermont - Juried Show
2005 - 2007 - The East Burke School East Burke, Vermont
Fashion Art and Design Class
2001 & 2002 - The July Program at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont
Fashion Design Class
2001 - Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York, 7th Avenue at 27th Street, New York, NY 10001
Major: Fashion Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts degree, May 2001
Associate in Applied Science degree, May 1999
2000 - Exchange Student at Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, England Fall 2000
Competitive Selection, Specialized in knitwear