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, BAILA Magazine, Takarajima sha, Women's Health, Frau Magazine, Vivi, Bijou Akasaka, 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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