Tanya is Mexican by birth; she grew up in Baja California, Mexico´s border to San Diego, California, in an artistic environment which exposed her at an early age to the world of art and design. encouraged by her mother, she studied, besides her normal school obligations at the Iberoamericana University, with a fashion illustrator.
Being influenced by Mexico and the US artists and has shaped Tanya with a bicultural sensibility.
At the age of 17 she moved to Mexico City to study high school. The capital city immersed her into every kind of available art, museums, exhibitions, performances and all kind of culture which she thought fascinating. There she began painting and expanded her repertoire focusing in details.
In the early nineties she moved to the small fishing town of Los Cabos, Mexico, where she began selling her work in local galleries and thereon, we can consider Tanya as a one of the first artist of the Baja peninsula. Flowers, native Indians and bright colors were shown in her early art collections.
She obtained her bachelor degree in product design from the “Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara” and later attended the “School of Fine Arts in San Miguel de Allende” where her exposure to all kind of arts was massive.
For nine years she lived in Arizona, California, Maine and Vermont. It was in these places when she began creating interior combined with her artwork.