Tai Snaith is an artist, author and broadcaster based in Melbourne. She has written and illustrated five hardcover picture books published by Thames and Hudson and in 2017 launched the podcast ‘A World of One’s Own’, originally hosted by The Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, with the second season funded by The Australia Council for the Arts and an accompanying major exhibition of Tai’s artwork at The Art Gallery of Ballarat in 2019. Tai has exhibited widely in both artist-run and commercial galleries since graduating from the VCA in 2002. She was awarded the Australia Council for the Arts Tokyo studio residency and has received numerous state and federal project grants over the past 10 years. Tai recently completed a 30 metre-long commissioned artwork as part of the State Library of Victoria’s major Vision 2020 redevelopment and in late 2018 which was nominated for the World Illustration Awards, held in London in 2019. Tai has artwork held in the NGA works on paper collection, Artbank, Banyule City art collection and numerous private collections.