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Tammy Tan

Providence, RI, USA
Work Experience
Providence, RI, USA
Feb 2013Present
Calligrapher
Specialize in traditional and modern calligraphy. Assist in design of custom hand-lettering treatments for letterpress printed stationery.
Murlo, Italy
Jun 2012Aug 2012
Archaeological Illustrator
Specialized in archaeological illustration: extremely detailed and accurate measured artifact illustration for publication and catalogue purposes. Created informed watercolor renderings and reconstructions of different aspects of the site. 
Significantly updated changes to topographic and stratigraphic maps of the site. 
Assisted in conservation with precise inpainting of reconstructed artifacts to fill in lost or deteriorated portions.
Providence, RI, USA
Sep 2011Feb 2013
Teaching Assistant
Worked with professors in studios ranging from foundation studies: Design, Drawing, Spatial Dynamics, Product & Toy Design, and Painting. Assisted in conducting critiques, as well as mentoring freshman with development of concept, ideas, and skill. Prepared and gave lectures and slideshows. Assisted in hanging shows in the Waterman and Woods-Gerry Galleries.
CA, USA
Dec 2008Jul 2011
Art Instructor
Led art classes of cartooning, sketch, watercolor, charcoal, pastels, oil painting techniques to students ages 4 to 19. Created lesson plans, supervised classroom, explained and defined techniques, process, and styles. Discussed students’ work and progress with parents.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jun 2011Aug 2011
Teacher's Aide
Under the direction of the lead teacher, provided class instruction throughout summer art camp for children 5 to 10 years of age. Supported the lead teacher with regular assistance to students in class session by guiding and encouraging their exploration.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Dec 2007Jun 2010
Intern
Assisted in Wu Yee programs such as Chinatown Beacon Center, San Francisco Cares Program. Office duties such as data-entry on Microsoft Excel, mail-merge, collating, and filing confidential data of applicants. Helped with mailings for large events as well as creating and photocopying event flyers. Planned events for students at Jean Parker Elementary School, such as Halloween Fest.
Education
Providence, RI, USA
Sep 2010Present
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Illustration
Awards
2010
National Scholastic Arts and Writing Contest
Gold Key
2010
San Francisco Elks Lodge Art Award
1st Place
Languages
 
English (Native), Chinese (Fluent), Mandarin (Advanced), Cantonese (Native)
Skills
 
Murals, Concept Art, Oil painting, Digital Illustration, corel painter, Watercolor, scientific illustration, Chinese Painting, Adobe Photoshop, Archaeological Illustration