Anisa Asakawa was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1987. Anisa graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Drawing & Printmaking from Washington University in St. Louis in 2009. Before becoming a full-time artist, Anisa worked as a Display Coordinator for Anthropologie, a Cake Decorator, and a Sign Artist for Whole Foods Market. Now a mother of two, Anisa enjoys exploring the Pacific Northwest with her family, walking trails with her dog, and working on fun creative projects when her young kids are in preschool.