I'm a painter/illustrator and make greeting cards and prints from my artwork. Around 2007, I started painting again after being away from the brush for ten years. A friend and colleague saw my work and asked me to illustrate and author a children's book about Tokyo, Japan. I loved the project and didn't want to stop drawing, so started this small production. My hope is that my drawings and cards give people a simple moment of joy.
I was born in Northern Japan and grew up in Michigan with my mother and brother. As a child, I spent many of my summers in Tokyo with my father and the Japanese side of my family. I have been living happily in Seattle, Washington for more than a decade.
Please contact me if you have any questions or just want to say hello:
PO Box 22213
Seattle, WA 98122
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