ART of tao laBossiere
Art of Tao LaBossiere LLC is managed by the husband and wife team of Tao & Amy LaBossiere. Tao is the master artist of the business, and Amy handles the business, marketing and operations. Art of Tao creates large-scale public art murals, art commissions in various mediums including sculpture, paintings and illustration. Tao LaBossiere has been self-employed as a professional artist for more than 20 years, and a developing artist for his entire life.
Recent Commissions (partial list): 2013-2017
- The Blind Pig custom etched copper bar top and metal sculpture
- Bear's Smokehouse BBQ brand-themed paintings
- J's Crab Shack Mural
- Uncas Elementary School library mural
- The Greenway Market handpainted signage
- The Place 2 Be Mural
- Still Hill Brewery Mural
- Welcome Home, Community Mural in North Hartford Promise Zone
- Bear’s Smokehouse BBQ Mural
- St Mary’s Home: Everlasting Spring in the Secret Garden Mural
- Pond House Café: Tribute to Elizabeth Park Rose Vine Mural
- Real Art Ways: Odd Ball Photo Booth Sculpture Installation
Tao LaBossiere is an award-winning illustrator, sculptor and mural painter whose personal mission is to celebrate community through creativity. For nearly 20 years, Tao has resided at Hartford ArtSpace, living and working as a professional artist. He is volunteer director of the Hartford ArtSpace Gallery, and founder of Fine Art Painting LLC now The Art of Tao LaBossiere LLC, a successful art business since 1996. Tao studied at The Cleveland Institute of Art, Hartford Art School, and as a young man at Norwich Free Academy and Lyme Academy. Tao was born and raised in Voluntown, CT and is re-building a retreat center at his homestead.
Amy LaBossiere is an award-winning mixed media artist, creative thinker and has a long-lived hobby of film acting. Amy holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts with a specialization in public relations from Long Island University/CW Post, a Master of Arts in Conscious Evolution from The Graduate Institute, and a certificate in holistic health coaching from the Institute of Integrative Nutrition. Amy is Administrative Director of Art of Tao LaBossiere LLC, managing projects, providing creative input and handling client relationships, billing and social responsibility. The LaBossiere’s are dual residents of Hartford, CT and Voluntown, CT.