Taryn McMahon’s recent works explore the entanglements between humans and our environment via Northeast Ohio’s waterways. She grew up in New Jersey and received her BFA from the Pennsylvania State University, followed by an MFA from the University of Iowa. She has received numerous awards for her work, including an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Arts Challenge, and Puffin Foundation grant. Her work has been shown at The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA, the International Print Center, New York, NY, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY, and the McDonough Museum, Youngstown, OH, among many other venues. She is an Associate Professor at Kent State University.