Tram Nguyen Illustration


I’m an illustrator and writer based out of Chicago.

My work has been featured in Lucky Peach, Cherry Bombe, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, The Washington Post, The Washington Post Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Guardian, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, Nylon, Lucky, and many more.

Recognition and Awards: American Illustration 35, 3x3 International Illustration Competition, Saveur BFBA Editor’s Choice for Best Writing

I co-wrote and illustrated a food memoir, Pen & Palate: Mastering the Art of Adulthood, with Recipes (Grand Central Life & Style). You can find it on Indiebound, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local bookstore.

tram nguyen Pen and Palate book illustration