mr Kiji

Mr. Kiji is influenced by his eclectic (or diverse) upbringing. Born in Kyushu, Japan, and raised in New York City.

During his formative years he learned creative discipline through copying comic books and writing graffiti. At age 17, Mr. Kiji spent time in Nepal studying Tibetan thangka painting before entering college. He received a degree in industrial design from Rhode Island School of Design. Since graduating he has explored professionally many mediums, before focusing full-time as an illustrator and graphic artist. When he's not in the studio, you can find Mr. Kiji traveling, making art, painting murals, playing pool, and drawing sriracha type on noodle soup.