Akané Ogura is an Artist based in New York City. She is originally from Japan where she studied Fashion Design and worked as a Theatrical Costume Designer in Tokyo. She moved to California in 2004 and later received a BFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University in 2010. After receiving a BFA, she moved to New York City and followed her own interests while she was working as an Illustrator for fashion, beauty brands and magazines in US and Japan, and that lead her to develop her own personal painting style. Since 2009 she has been exhibiting her work in several group shows in Tokyo, San Francisco and New York.
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