Tati is a career artist and arts educator who hails from Vietnam, and has been educated on three continents. Her multi-cultural experience has helped her to develop a variety of arts curricula that span cultures, ages, and mediums. She has a BFA from New York's Cooper Union and an MFA from the prestigious (and expensive!) CAL Arts. She draws, paints, has made films and videos that screen worldwide, writes and illustrates children's books, works in narrative film and television, and is a published songwriter with the M Shanghai String Band. Tati lives in Harlem with her husband and daughter.