Jessica So Ren Tang

Jessica Tang recently completed a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Mills College. Born and raised in San Francisco, California, her main studio practice focuses on ideas of Asian-American identity, authenticity of culture, femininity, gender, and the body. She utilizes embroidery and sculpture to express her thoughts and ideas.

Old wip photos

WIP 240+ hours and counting.

Asker Anonymous Asks:
Where can I find photos of your work, I am so very drawn to them..
jessicasorentang jessicasorentang Said:

So far, this tumblr is the only place with photos of my work. I will be posting more photos of my work in the future. :)

Asker leah-jensen Asks:
I love your work so much!!!
jessicasorentang jessicasorentang Said:



Working on a commission

My embroidery sculptures are on display at the Eating Cultures exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco for the month.

Come see my embroidered sculptures in person at the Eating Cultures Exhibition at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco from May 1-30th. 

Opening reception will be on Thursday May 1st at SOMArts from 6-9pm.

Chinese Bowl


muslin, embroidery floss, wire


My piece Google Translate: Confucius Says has been accepted into 

APATURE 2013: A Window Into the Art of Emerging Asian Pacific American Artist exhibition.

Opening Reception is on October 5th, 7pm-12am

ARC Studios and Gallery

1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

The exhibition will be up from October 5th to the 20th.

Google Translate: Confucius Says (details)

Embroidered fabric on canvas


(Kearney Street Workshop: Apature 2013 submission)