Jeremy Tarr was born in 1989 to a blue collar family and raised in the working class neighborhoods of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. His undergraduate education is in printmaking and sculpture. He will be receiving his MFA in Studio Art at Syracuse University Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse, NY in spring 2019. In 2017 he received an Artist-in-Residency Fellowship were he lived in Berlin, Germany and had a studio at the Axel Haubrok Fahrbereitschaft collection. Drawing on the decay within post industrial settings his work deals with the abandoned and vacant spaces and the new myths and narratives that arise in their place. He works in performance, video, sculpture, drawing, painting, photography.