Tatjana was born in Nikolayev, Ukraine and studied Language and Philology at the Petro Mohyla Black Sea State University there, graduating in 2010. Her diploma thesis covered the topic of Swiss dialects.
Since moving to Zürich, Tatjana has combined her twin loves of language and art, working as a teacher and illustrator. She has also worked on commission, for example, providing artworks for a local fine dining restaurant.
Tatjana has two cats.