Tamara is originally from Poland. She has been involved in iconography since 1980s, in the last 8 years professionally. She works mainly in egg tempera, but also in fresco and mosaic. Tamara has fulfilled private as well as public commissions in the UK and abroad. She lives in Bath, UK and is a member of the Orthodox parish of st John of Kronstadt where her husband is a priest. They have three grown up children.