Akemi Ito has been a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) since 2014.
Drawing has been always a big part of her life since she was a child.
Born and raised in Japan, the culture has been inspired her a lot that includes Japanese comics and animations. She enjoys being creative and exploring different mediums such as watercolor, pen and ink, sumi calligraphy ink and colored pencils etc.
She currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.