Taryn's aesthetic is heavily influenced by both the Arizona desert landscape of her childhood and Japanese traditional elements that’ve been introduced to her by her husband’s family. As each textile is crafted, it becomes balanced and naturally reminiscent of the two worlds, creating a harmonious, wabi-sabi style.
Crochet was first introduced to Taryn at age 7, mentored by a 70 year old crochet and craft artist at the after school daycare. First learning granny squares made of scrap yarns, Taryn quickly became interested in different materials, shapes and forms. Today, Taryn's crocheted art is not predetermined. The process is lead by intrinsic motivations, allowing the next material or color to flow based on an idea and continues as stitches come together. The initial inspiration is present in each piece but has fluidly evolved into a one-of-a kind, organic art form with undefinable texture and depth. Materials are hand cut and ripped to reveal the beauty of the raw exposed “modernized yarns”.