Tamara Thomsen lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. She studied painting in school, obtaining a BFA from Syracuse University and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. She reimmersed herself in fine art full-time after a two-decades job at New York design firm, Smart Design.
In 2013 events included: a solo exhibit, Spaces and Places: Interiors and Landscapes in Watercolor, at 350 Bleecker Lobby Gallery in Manhattan; Particular Vitrines: January Crimsons, a public art piece at 65 Broadway in the financial district in Manhattan, and Personal Accounts, a group show at Long Island University in Brooklyn. Other recent group exhibits include The New Intimists at NURTUREart and Brooklyn Navy Yard Artists, both in Brooklyn.