Tarish Pipkins & his untraditional puppets

Tarish Pipkins speaks of him growing up & becoming an untraditional puppeteer at an early age.

About the speaker

Tarish Pipkins a.k.a. Jeghetto, is a self-taught artist and has been creating art from a very young age. In the late 90s Tarish joined the BridgeSpotters Collective and became known for his live paintings and poetry.

He moved to North Carolina in 2005 where he launched his career in puppetry. There he fine-tuned his skills by doing street performances with his puppets. In 2008 he started working with Paperhand Puppet Intervention. He has built puppets and performed in several Paperhand productions.

Tarish is now a teacher at Just Right Academy, a private alternative school for children with special needs. Tarish is married and a proud father of five children. Jeghetto’s passion is promoting Oneness through the magic of puppetry.

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