Taravat has exhibited in solo and group shows in United States and Europe, including the 2010 California Biennial, Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, Gallerie Une, Switzerland; Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA; Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA; Charlie James, Los Angeles, LA; Plane Space, New York; di Rosa Preserve, Napa, CA; and the 2003 Oregon Biennial at the Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR. Taravat is the recipient of the 2010 Diebenkorn Fellowship, Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Foundation Emergency Grant, Irene Pijoan Memorial Painting Awardee, Murphy Cadogan Scholarship recipient. Talepasand’s work is also in the permanent collection of the de Young Museum in San Francisco and the Orange County Museum of Art. Her work has been written about and reproduced in Art in America, Art Papers. Artweek, Alarm, Artltd., Art Practical, The Boston Globe, Beautiful/Decay, Examiner, Huffington Post, Javanan, Los Angeles Times, Metro Pop, Planet Magazine, SOMA Magazine, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay Guardian, Lifescapes, The Oregonian, 7x7, and New American Paintings. She is a featured artist in Different Sames: New Perspectives in Contemporary Iranian Art, edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi and featured in the documentary film Pearls On The Ocean Floor by Robert Adanto. Talepasand received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2001 and MFA and the San Francisco Art Institute in 2006.