Originally from Catalina Island, Tamara Guion-Yagy is a Southern California based Artist, Illustrator, and Designer that specializes in mystic themes and symbolism. Heavily influenced by Medieval Icons and because of her strict Catholic upbringing, she enjoys finding and exploiting the irony and humor in many religious concepts. In addition, she also loves to incorporate contemporary themes while still conveying an old world feel to her work. She holds a BFA with honors in Illustration from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Her work has been used internationally in magazines, newspapers and books throughout the United States and Europe and she routinely exhibits her paintings in galleries in and around the greater Los Angeles area.
She has also been an in-house Senior Designer for the an environmental engineering firm in Pasadena, California for the past 9 years.