TATO’ is an American Neo-Expressionist/Abstract painter that relocated from the West Coast to New York City in 2003. Growing up in Southern Oregon, Tato found a life mostly in the country where she entertained herself with wildlife and performed skit scenes for the local kids in the neighborhood. She studied ShakespeareanTheater at SOUTHERN OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, where she was able to take the stage. Tato surrounded herself with her poetry writings and paintings that she would merge into one.