Taryn Riley

Psathyrella Aquatica

Taryn Riley's artwork depicting a face reflected in water. The eyes, forehead, and hair are visible. The hair swirls into the water. Above the head sprout mushrooms. A black background behind the head above the water.

Taryn Riley is a painter and illustrator currently living in Florida.  She has a master’s degree from Maryland Institute College of Art.  For the last six years she has been an elementary and middle-school art teacher. Her art functions as a way of processing her daily thoughts and experiences. She has work forthcoming in Chestnut Review and Diet Milk Magazine.  More of her work can be viewed on Instagram (@tarynrileyart) or on her website, tarynriley.com.

Published by swim meet lit mag

swim meet lit mag is a young online publication based in Brisbane, Australia. Swim meets bring people together; swim meet lit mag seeks to offer an accessible space to read and publish all kinds of creative work from around the world, with a particular focus on local emerging writers. Now in its third year of operation, swim meet lit mag plans to continue expanding its catalogue, which is, and will always be, free to access. Each issue is framed by a swimming-related theme, to which the responses are always wonderfully surprising and diverse. 

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