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About Us


Marian Tiemann is an author, artist, and early intervention teacher living in Northern California. Through her own experiences and her intimate work with diverse families, she has been inspired by stories of housing insecurity, transience, and resilience. In recognition of the power of imagination to create a sense of stability and security amid change, and to give voice to children who face these challenges, Home Is Wherever I Go was born.

Yawen Chien was born in Taiwan and has lived and worked as an artist, illustrator, and theater performer in the San Francisco Bay Area for many years. She expresses sensitivity and spontaneity through water mediums and is inspired by collaborations with other artists and immersions in different art forms. You may find more of her work at


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