Taryn Pizza is a New Jersey-based interdisciplinary artist and educator.



2018  MFA Fine Art
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Graduate Dean's Scholarship Recipient

2013  BS Visual Arts Education with Honors
Concentration in Drawing and Painting
State University of New York at New Paltz


2023  The Hour of Lead, MassArt x SoWa, Boston, MA
2020  State of the Art 2020, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
2020  Be Here Now, featured set artwork, Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre, Summit, NJ
2019  Everyday Objects, Studio Montclair, Montclair, NJ
2019  on tender ground, Current Space, Baltimore, MD
2019  *Traces: Works by Taryn Pizza, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ
2018  Inside Small, The Outside In Gallery, Piermont, NY
2018  MFA Thesis Exhibition, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2017  Domestic: MFA Biennial, Carole Bieber and Marc Ham Gallery, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE
2017  In the Theater of the Past, Patricia Doran Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2017  The Elephant in the Room, Hamilton Street Gallery, Bound Brook, NJ
2015  Process, Release, Repeat, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
2012  Hallway Show, Smiley Art Building, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2010  Migration and Other Flights, Fine Arts Rotunda, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
2010  Stop and Look: Animation and Performance, Wooster Hall, SUNY New Paltz, NY

*solo exhibition

Press & Publications

2020  "The Perennial," Volume 11, Issue 1, Hudson County Community College
2019  Bellantoni, Ralph, "Hamilton Street Gallery in Bound Brook hosting pair of solo shows," My Central Jersey
2018  Sanchez, Jasper, "Creating Space: MassArt's MFA BLR Thesis Exhibition," Boston Hassle
2018  Roosevelt, Caroline, "Mixed Media: Contemporary Art and Chocolate," Chadds Ford Live

Professional Experience

2014-Present  Art Teacher, Mahwah High School, Mahwah, NJ
2019   Adjunct Professor, Hudson County Community College, Jersey City, NJ
2013-2014  Art Teacher, Ramsey High School, Ramsey, NJ

Instagram @tarynpizza_art