Mei Kanamoto is a multimedia artist. Born in Japan to a Thai mother and a Japanese father, Mei graduated from Parsons School of Design in New York where she studied illustration. Mei’s notable work includes New York’s Metropolitan Opera’s winter holiday campaign “Holiday Magic at The Met,” in which she created a series of characters and illustrations. Her works have been shown at numerous exhibitions in New York, Rhode Island and Manila.
Mei illustrates in various mediums for both work and pleasure taking her inspiration from her daily life, fashion and other creative people around her. Mei is known for her colorful, vivid and playful drawings filled with her passion for life and art. While her skills lie in her versatility and ability to adapt to various style and medium, she finds herself drawn to folk arts, polish posters, and patterns.
Awards & Recognition
Society of illustrators student competition show 2017
Society of illustrators student competition show 2016
Society of illustrators Zankel scholarship Nominee 2016
Internship and Work experience.
Social media & graphic design - Proêmes de Paris 2016
Artist assistant - Zigi Ben-Haim Studio 2015
Image editor- Curatious 2015
Assistant to stylist- Elle Fashion Magazine Thailand 2014
Assistant to graphic designer - BOYY BAG 2014
Freelance LOGO design and Branding design - For several independent company and artists. 2014- ongoing
BLOGS AND WEBSITES
pinterest - http://www.pinterest.com/meikanamoto/
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