2001 Master of Fine Arts in Painting, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1997 Bachelor of Arts with Honors in Visual Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI



Terrain Park mural for Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Brooklyn, NY

There You Are, exterior windscreen panel design for public transit stations commissioned by the City of Ogden, UT


Whirl Winds, mural commissioned by the City of Morgantown, WV


You Are Here, mural commissioned by 3Dots Downtown, State College, PA

Light Bright, mural commissioned by Pat Croce and Company, State

College, PA

Color Block, environmental mural commissioned by the Borough of State College, PA

Future Forward, mural commissioned by State College Area School District, State

College, PA

Quilt Codes, mural commissioned by HUB-Robeson Galleries, The Pennsylvania State

University, University Park, PA


Land Lines, Davis Editions, Phoenix, AZ

Panoramas (with Paul Manlove), Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, PA. Curated by Shannon Egan, Curator, Schmucker Art Museum, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA.


Jump Cuts, window installation/mural commissioned by Chashama, New York, NY


Flag Futures, commissioned for Satellite Art Show, Miami, FL

Razzle Dazzle, public art project commissioned by New York City’s Metropolitan Transit

Authority Arts for Transit program, New York, NY

Cloud Countries, public commission for Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, NY


Watermark, public art project commissioned by Neighborhood Allies in collaboration with the Office of Public Art, Millvale, PA


Moon, Shine, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Molded Rivers, Borland Project Space, University Park, PA


Jump Cuts (Fall SOLOS 214), Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

Shine a Light, public project created for Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, State College, PA

Full Bloom, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY


Ghost Trees, public project created for Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA

Wall to Wall, Moreau Galleries, St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN

Topoanalysis, Mixed Greens, New York, NY


ShapeShifting: New Methods of Drawing by Bethany Johnson & Ann Tarantino, The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX

Tiny Topographies, neutron, Tokyo, Japan



Outside In and Everything in Between, Artport Kingston, Kingston, NY


CO/Commonwealth, HUB-Robeson Galleries, University Park, PA

Un/Common, The Yard, curated by Audra Lambert/ANTE Mag, Williamsburg, NY


The Ripple Effect, ArtPort Kingston, curated by Laurie De Chiara, Kingston, NY

2018 - 2020

Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials, curated by Joyce Robinson, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Heather Davis. Originating at the Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University; traveling to Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon (September 22–December 30, 2018); Smith College Museum of Art (February 8–July 28, 2019); and the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison (September 13, 2019–January 5, 2020)

Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD

Expanded Practice, The Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University
Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Written in the Czech Landscape, National Czech and Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Vyšehrad: Re-Visions and Re-Collections, Galerie Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic

Eight-Hour Projects, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Painting Zombies, Katherine E. Nash Galleries, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN


2016–17 Fulbright Core Scholar Award for artistic practice Brazil. Artist Residency, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2015 Artist in Residence, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

2014 Nominee, Atherton Award for Excellence in Teaching, The Pennsylvania State University

2013 Japan Foundation Global Japan Impact Award,. Faculty Research Grant, The Pennsylvania State University College of Arts and Architecture


Rafacz, Sarah, “Creating Spaces,” State College Magazine, January 2022

Drey, Abbie, “Volunteer Effort Brings Color Block Mural to Life,” Centre Daily Times, October 2021.

Rosenblum, Chris. “Cool Colors.” State College Magazine, September 2021.

Lambert, Audra, “Land Lines at Davis Editions: New Work by Ann Tarantino,” ANTE Mag, December 2020

Budds, Diana, “NYC’s Coolest Public Art is Making Streets Safer,”, February 2020

Jenkins, Mark, “Four Curators Share One Spotlight,” The Washington Post, March 2017

Iacovone, Mike, “A Conjunction of Curators,” BMore Art (online edition), March 2017

Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, “Artists’ New Tools Present Fact, Fancy in a Fresh Light,” Austin 360, January 2013

Newhall, Edith, “Linear Forays,” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2011

Jacobson, Louis, “SuperNatural at Curator’s Office,” Washington City Paper, June 2011

McCaw, Heather, “‘SuperNatural’ Most Natural Thing,”, June 2011

Regan, Sheila, “It’s Alive! ‘Painting Zombies’ Challenges the Death of Painting,” Minneapolis City Pages, November 2010

Dawson, Jessica, “Where Has the Optimism Gone?,” Washington Post, Washington, DC, October 2008

Utter, Douglas Max, “A Time of Bones,” Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland, OH, October 2007

New American Paintings No. 69, Featured Artist, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, April 2007

Pimia, Garin, “Lloyd Dobler Gallery Takes on Drawing,” Newcity Chicago, April 2007.

Raynes, Maria, “(Un)Restricted” exhibition review,, April 2007.

Mast, Audrey, “(Un)Restricted” exhibition review, Flavorpill Chicago, April 2007

Sakai, Chiho, “Near Maps” exhibition review, Bijutsu Techou, April 2006

New American Paintings No. 56, Featured Artist, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, December 2005


2020-21 Associate Teaching Professor and Curator, Woskob Family Gallery, The Pennsylvania State University

2016–19 Assistant Teaching Professor and Director, The Woskob Family Gallery, University Park, PA

2014–2020 Curator, Borland Project Space, University Park, PA

2011–2016 Assistant Professor of Art and Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University