Tammy Ann Tan

Illustrator & Lettering Artist

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience


Art Trainee

August 2014 - February 2015 Georgia, United States

Ladyfingers Letterpress


Specialize in traditional and modern calligraphy. Assist in design of custom hand-lettering treatments for letterpress printed stationery.
February 2013 - Present Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Poggio Civitate Archaeological Project

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.
June 2012 - August 2012 Murlo, Italy

Rhode Island School Of Design

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.
September 2011 - February 2013 Providence, Rhode Island, United States

East Art Studio

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.
December 2008 - July 2011 California, United States

Pixie Hall Studios

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.
June 2011 - August 2011 San Francisco, California, United States


Rhode Island School Of Design (RISD)


September 2010 - Present Providence, Rhode Island, United States


English (Native),
Chinese (Fluent),
Mandarin (Advanced),
Cantonese (Native),


National Scholastic Arts And Writing Contest

Gold Key


San Francisco Elks Lodge Art Award

1st Place



Corel Painter, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Archaeological Illustration, Chinese Painting, Digital Illustration, Murals, Oil Painting, Scientific Illustration, Watercolor,