Tao and Amy LaBossiere in front of the mural at  Bears Smokehouse BBQ , 89 Arch Street, Hartford. Photo by Brian Gallo

Tao and Amy LaBossiere in front of the mural at Bears Smokehouse BBQ, 89 Arch Street, Hartford. Photo by Brian Gallo

Art of Tao LaBossiere LLC is the husband and wife team of Tao & Amy LaBossiere. Tao is the master artist and Amy handles the business side. The two collaborate to bring Tao’s artistic vision for his clients to life. 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 25 years and a developing artist his entire life.

Recent Commissions (partial list): 2014-2018
Wagging Tails Dog Park Mural (in progress)
Joey Garlic's Logo Mural
Playhouse on Park Mural
J's Crabshack Mural
Heirloom Flats Mural and Mixed Media Flag Artwork
Xfinity Theater Graffiti Mural
Chango Rosa Tacos Artwork Commission via The RiseUP Group
The Blind Pig custom etched copper bar top and metal sculpture
The 224EcoSpace Community Mural
Bear's Smokehouse BBQ brand-themed paintings
Uncas Elementary School library mural
The Greenway Market hand-painted signage and custom wood displays
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
Old State House: Two Historic Character Cut-Outs and Public Art Sidewalk Murals

CowParade: Various sculpture restoration
City of Hartford: Candy Canines sculpture installation
Towns of Voluntown and Griswold: signage Painting
Old State House: Public Art Sidewalk Murals

Tao LaBossiere is an award-winning illustrator, sculptor and mural painter whose personal mission is to celebrate community through creativity. For more than 25 years, Tao has resided at Hartford ArtSpace working as a professional artist. He is volunteer co-director of the Hartford ArtSpace Gallery and founder Art of Tao LaBossiere LLC, a thriving art business since 1996. Tao has a 25-year history of satisfied clients, producing murals and other artwork for municipalities, public libraries, schools, restaurants and other companies in Connecticut. 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 where he re-built and operates Still Waters Retreat Center.

Amy LaBossiere is a multi-disciplinary artist, author, and creative thinker. She has more than 25 years of experience in marketing, public relations and creative communications. 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. She is managing partner of Still Waters Retreat Center and co-director of Hartford ArtSpace Gallery. 

Photo credit: Keith Claytor, TimeFrozen Photography. In 2017, Tao and Amy received the Catalyst Award for Transformational Leadership from The 224 EcoSpace in Hartford for their creative work in the community.

Photo credit: Keith Claytor, TimeFrozen Photography. In 2017, Tao and Amy received the Catalyst Award for Transformational Leadership from The 224 EcoSpace in Hartford for their creative work in the community.


The LaBossiere’s are dual residents of Hartford and Voluntown, CT.  They have two rescue dogs Maggie and BeeBe, often found hidden in Tao’s mural art. They are new parents to two feral cats, Cora and Mabel.

Find us on LinkedIn: 

www.linkedin.com/in/amylabossiere

https://www.linkedin.com/pub/tao-labossiere/b/a25/219

Amy's website: https://www.amylabossiere.com/

Still Waters Retreat Center (all our artwork funds this place):  http://www.stillwaterspond.com

Still Waters Retreat Center facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/stillwaterspond

Still Waters Retreat Center Instagram: Instagram.com/stillwatersretreatcenter