Leika Akiyama Print

Studio 212
At the BCA since 2004
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akiyama soapomatic

akiyama hello kitty mandalaakiyama untitled

Artist Statement:
Born in Japan, Leika Akiyama spent her formative years in Tokyo before moving to the United States to attend college.

She has earned her BFA in Painting and MA in Art Therapy from Lesley University.

Her work explores the “kawaii-Japanese cute” phenomena in contemporary art, creating 3D assemblages and installations using found objects and plastic toys.

Images:
Soapomatic Installation, 2'x5'
Hello Kitty Mandala Installation, 5'x7'
Untitled, 8"x16"