Dara Larson is a practicing artist and educator living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Larson teaches drawing, papermaking, artist's book, surface and digital design at Alverno College. She works in the local community as a mentor to resident artists at Redline Milwaukee.

She creates works in printmaking, papermaking, surface design, artist's books and digital drawing. Her work has been widely exhibited and resides in many collections.

Her interests and research include sustainable art making, social, spiritual, environmental and healing practices of papermaking. She teaches and researches traditional, cultural and experimental art forms.