tati vitsicTati Vitsic was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in April 1976. Daughter of an engineer father and artist mother, she showed her talent to the arts very early.

When she was 10 years old, she started taking drawing classes and, as young as 13 years old, she was already participating in adult Art Salons. Since then, she has participated in many Art Salons and she won 4 medals and other awards.

In 1994 she started to study Graphic Design in Rio de Janeiro. Two years later, she lived in New York City and took classes at the School of Visual Arts in Illustration, Graphic Design and Computer Art. In New York, she had the opportunity to take classes with the designer Milton Glaser and to participate in some lectures with well known artists, like the illustrator Paul Davis.

In Brazil, she took illustration and engraving classes with the artist Amador Perez and also studied children's book design and illustration with Guto Lins. The medium she uses mostly in her artwork is pastels, but she also utilizes pen, pencil, colored pencil and digital illustration.

Tati Vitsic graduated in 1999 and worked for some graphic design companies. A year later, she started working in the webdesign industry, developing Html and Flash skills and specializing in webdesign. She also took marketing classes at ESPM in Rio, and in 2002, she started working as a marketing assistant at USA Network TV Channel, being responsible for their website.

After a couple of years working as a freelancer, she decided to go back to New York in 2005 to start a career as an international designer. She worked at Alexander Interactive - an award-winning internet company in Manhattan - and created work for clients such as: Citigroup, Caché, Ivanka Trump, Steiner Sports, PetCareRx, Kaplan, Action Envelope, etc. At Ai, she won an Outstanding Achievement Award from the IMA (Interactive Media Awards), for being the leading designer at Caché Prom 2008 website.

Back in Rio de Janeiro, she created in 2010 the stationery/invitations company MERCI Designs (which is now an online company), and worked as a fulltime designer at PETROBRAS.

In May 2014, Tati finished a 1 Year Associate Degree in Textile/Surface Design at Fashion Institute of Technology, in New York, and launched her textile/surface design brand Pommy New York.