Graduate award winning and honours student at Sheridan College’s Commercial Illustration program, Akita’s artistic curiosity has led to proficiency in many mediums, including, graphic design, illustration, sculpture, frame animation, motion graphics, painting, and 3D digital art which she uses in mixed-media promotions on micro, mezzi, and macro levels.
With Influence Marketing, Akita has been on the launching team for securing partnerships with high-profile partners like Moosehead Breweries, Nustef Baking, Sparkling Ice, Fireside Cannabis, among others. Prior to her role at Influence Marketing, Akita was a College Pro Painters franchisee winning both a success and team culture award, nominated student body president for the 2017 Illustration Grad Show, and recipient of The Peer Leadership Award at Sheridan College.
As an artist, Akita strives to bring art into each part of her life. A lover of fashion, nature, music, spirituality, colour, and her mom. Akita is a vibrant and cheerful innovator, who prioritizes accessibility and inclusivity. Her work extends beyond recognition, including activism for LGBT+ rights, people of colour, feminist movements, and sex positive conversations.