Sitka Creations® LLC is named after the Sitka Spruce in Alaska

Sitka Creations® LLC, a design studio, was created in 2002 in Rockland, Maine, by a graphic designer trained in Nashville, Tennessee, Providence, Rhode Island, and Budapest, Hungary. Sitka Creations® LLC then set up a studio on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts. Sitka Creations® LLC was based in New York City from 2009 until early in 2012. Sitka Creations® LLC is now based in Central Massachusetts. Below is the team.

Meet our Team

Tamar Russell Brown
Managing Owner

A Tennessee native with Hungarian roots, Mrs. Russell Brown’s background is in print design. Her father is a bookbinder and printer in the Bowling Green, Kentucky. Mrs. Russell Brown has a certificate in photography from Cumberland University in Tennessee, an associate degree in visual communication from Nashville State Technical Institute, a Bachelor of Arts in design from Rhode Island College and a year abroad at Budapesti Corvinus Egyetem in Budapest, Hungary. Mrs. Russell Brown operates the home studio for Sitka Creations® LLC in Central Massachusetts.


Jerry Kann
Copy Writer & Editor

Jerry Kann is a native of the Cleveland (Ohio) area. He graduated from Cleveland State University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and relocated to New York City in 1987. Mr. Kann has worked primarily as a copywriter, editor, and proofreader in publishing and advertising. He is the author of two plays — Let’s Have the War on Wednesday and Take Me Back to Purgatory — and many articles on independent, progressive politics. Jerry has been with Sitka Creations® LLC since 2009.


Diana Tamburri
Illustrator & Social Media Writer

Diana has a BFA in Illustration from UMass Dartmouth and a passion for all forms of storytelling — which is good, because in addition to drawing, she also does a lot of writing here at Sitka Creations! Diana works in both traditional and digital media to create original art assets for clients, and creates and manages content for a variety of social media platforms. 


Stephanie Buda
Graphic Designer & Social Media Project Manager

Stephanie has a bachelor’s degree in Communications Media, Graphic Design from Fitchburg State University. With a history of working in pre-press since her summers in college, her main passion and interests include print design/layout and typography. Stephanie’s secondary focus is on task management; helping create and manage content for clients for various social platforms. Her more hands-on skills include working letterpresses, typesetting by hand, and bookbinding. Stephanie has been with Sitka Creations® LLC since the Spring of 2018.


Rae Mullet
Web Designer

Rae completed her bachelor’s degree in Communications Media from Fitchburg State University in 2019. Rae started as an intern at Sitka Creations® LLC and has been on the team since the Spring of 2019. Rae manages websites for our clients, making updates to their websites when needed and keeping the back-end of their websites up to date. She is also responsible for building new websites and making adjustments to existing websites at the client’s request. Rae is proficient with WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and HTML.


Taylor Bourgeois
Junior Graphic Designer

Taylor has spent time in Fitchburg, Massachusetts where she received a degree in Professional Communications; with minors in Art and Graphic Design from Fitchburg State University in 2020. Taylor’s craftsmanship background and her easygoing mindset influence her minimalist and handmade graphic design style. Her art background has given her an eye for aesthetics and has shown through when creating color palettes for pieces. Taylor started as an intern at Sitka Creations® LLC and joined the team in late 2020.