Hey there! I'm Tammy Smith and I founded my studio in 2009 after designing gifts, giftwrap and partyware at Hallmark Cards Inc.

In the past, I've also illustrated children's books for Henry Holt, designed wire garden accessories and holiday collections for Studio M and Midwest CBK and licensed my surface pattern designs to Graphique de France and Unique Industries to name a few.

On the fine art side, I've won Best of Show for my wire and clay mixed media art in both Plaza Art Fair and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest. Thinking up a new concept is my favorite part of the process. 

The city collection that you see here is the business that I started in 2014, after a friend suggested that I illustrate my hometown of Kansas City MO. When I posted the illustration on Facebook, someone commented that if it was printed on a tea towel, they would buy it, so that's what I did!
After that city requests have kept this line growing.

I LOVE living in the city that I was born in, because it just keeps getting better all the time! There is always something fun, creative and interesting happening here.