Born in Brooklyn, New York, Tara Nicole fell in love with animation and filmmaking at a young age. This passion for animation developed into one for directing, as well. Since earning her BFA in Character Animation from California Institute of the Arts in 2002, she's been responsible for designing and helping bring characters to life at studios such as Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Netflix, and Disney. She has also illustrated several children's books, including the "Baby Loves" series and New York Times Best Seller "Shady Baby". Tara Nicole is currently directing for Disney TVA.