Akane Ogura is an Illustrator and Artist based in New York City. She is originally from Japan, studied Fashion Design at Sugino Fashion College and Dressmaker Gakuin, and worked as a Theatrical Costume Designer in Tokyo. In 2004, she moved to USA to explore her vision more in art. She attended the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, and received a BFA in Illustration in 2010.
茨城県出身。杉野服飾大学、ドレスメーカー学院で服飾デザインを専攻。卒業後、舞台衣装デザイナーとして働く。新しい方向性を求め、２００４年に渡米。Academy of Art Universityで Illustrationを専攻し、BFAを取得。現在、ニューヨークに拠点をおき、イラストレーター・アーティストとして活動中。
Fresh Beauty, Takarajima sha, Women's Health, Frau Magazine, Vivi, Pluie Hair, Traditional Home Magazine, 10ft Single, Stella Dallas Living, Greenpointers, Setten Design, Cleo Bella and private clients.
"Mifune's Make-up" Takarajima sha Japan, September 2017
Bust Magazine, JUNE/JULY 2017
Frau Magazine, every month from April 2016 to March 2017
Bust Magazine, FEB/MAR 2016
"I'm Maggy" Kodansha Japan, 2015
Illustrator 56, 57
New York Realism, 2014 *Gold Medal*
Creative Quarterly 35 online gallery, 2014
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