Design, Inspiration

Creative Fridays: An Interview with Tara Galuska


Tara is a Vancouver-based artist who creates everything from illustrations to jewellery and sculpture. She loves featuring cats and food in her work so obviously I’m a huge fan. Welcome Tara!

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(photo credit Michele Mateus)

Hello! Who are you and what do you do?

Hello to you too! I am Tara Galuska and I rescue blank walls and make the world a more beautiful place through my art and illustration work. I also build connections and share stories through my work in communications and social media for artists and arts organizations.

What work are you most proud of to date?

This changes all the time and is usually the very latest piece I’ve created. After a few days I am over it and then my next piece becomes my favourite until I am over that one too. A bit of an emotional roller coaster but it does drive me to keep going!

Tara Galuska Self Portrait LoveSwah

What was the turning point in your career?

There have been a few and they have always come about by listening to my heart and intuition and then making a decision from there. Sometimes they have been big things like leaving steady full-time employment as a graphic designer and moving across the world and sometimes they have been small things like joining Instagram.

Who would you love to collaborate with one day?

Oh boy, I love collaborating with big hearted creative people! I have something in the works with Sarah Clement and Julie Nicole and even though it is in its early stages I am very excited.

Tara Galuska Teacup Love Swah

What’s your number one tip for someone wanting to start their own business/blog?

Rather than a tip I’d love to offer them a virtual hug or high five, if that is more their style! Also a a big cheer of “Go you! You’re awesome!”

Where can we find you online?
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Thanks for your time Tara, and check out other Creative Fridays interviews here!

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  • Reply Tara Galuska April 10, 2015 at 3:14 pm

    Thanks so much for including me in this inspiring series!

    • Reply Swah April 11, 2015 at 6:13 pm

      You are VERY welcome! xx

  • Reply Michele April 11, 2015 at 4:03 am

    Great interview with one of my fav people! Tara is not only creative but a truly lovely soul!

    • Reply Swah April 11, 2015 at 6:12 pm

      She’s such a talent and indeed very lovely!

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