January 31, 2023

Tara Youngborg: By Design

The University of Mary Washington Galleries will host two opening receptions next week—Museums as Viewing Machines: Work by Jeffrey Abt and the UMW Studio Art Faculty Exhibition.

Meet Tara Youngborg, the exhibition coordinator who has worked behind the scenes to make the latest installations at Ridderhof Martin and duPont Galleries a reality. Tara Youngborg, exhibition coordinator for UMW Galleries.

Tara Youngborg, exhibition coordinator for UMW Galleries.Youngborg’s role is wide-ranging. She contacts artists and museums, oversees delivery of artwork and figures out how to install it all. She’s also responsible for getting the word out about UMW Galleries’ upcoming exhibits, from designing postcards to writing press releases.  She gives gallery tours, works with UMW students and is an artist in her own right.

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