Tamia Alston-Ward received a BFA in Illustration from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia, PA in 2021.  Ward is the recipient of the 2021 Fellowship Trust Award and the Conrad J. Linke Memorial Scholarship.   Recent exhibitions include Silver, DFN Projects and New York Artists Equity, New York, New York 2021 and A Good Habit Formed: Examples of the PAFA Drawing Culture, Philadelphia, PA 2019 . Alston-Ward lives and works in Philadelphia, PA.