About

Chihiro is a designer/illustrator from Japan currently living in California, CA. She started her career as an illustrator since 16 and have published her work worldwide.
Since moving to California, she started to work as a graphic and web designer at academic institutions, and continues to work as a freelance illustrator.

Chihiro’s most popular published work includes monthly illustrated puzzle “Find hidden country names” pieces at a popular Japanese magazine Crossword Pakurosu during 2011-2015.

AWARDS
Bungeisha Visual Arts Awards, 2005—Best children’s book of the month

EXHIBITIONS
Shizundenden Sinking 2007, Fenice gallery, Osaka, Japan
Frozen In Time, Solo show, 2005, Magatama, Osaka, Japan