2D Mixed Media
Born in Tokyo, Japan, she studied Musashino Art University in Tokyo and began a career illustrating books and magazines. When she moved to the United States, she began painting fine art and has won top awards in nationally recognized shows throughout the country. Working in a variety of mixed media; including oil, acrylic, sumi ink, watercolor, natural dry pigment, handmade paper, persimmon juice, crushed oyster shells, milk, and LED light. Kana integrates storytelling and emotions to explore our relationship with nature and the world. Her work illustrates a conviction that art has the power to heal, but more importantly, a belief in the power of imagination, the child spirit in us all.