Originally from Wisconsin, Tara LaPlante graduated from Montana State with a BFA in Painting in 2000. She moved back to the Midwest to continue her creative endeavors. In Minneapolis, she worked in arts organizing, curation, project management, and finance for creative companies until her move to LA in 2009. In LA she founded FUTRA, a multimedia experience brand that featured musicians, artists, and performers through record releases, club events, and art shows. In 2018 she focused her time and energy fully on IMMANENT.