Suharu Ogawa

Suharu Ogawa is a Toronto-based illustrator originally from Japan. Her love for drawing started in a kindergarten art school after being kicked out of calligraphy class for refusing to convert to right-handedness. Formally trained in Art History and Cultural Anthropology, she worked for several years as a university librarian until her passion for illustration called her out of that career and into the pursuit of a lifelong dream.

Since then, Suharu has done various work for magazines, children’s books, public art projects, and more. She also teaches illustration at OCAD University.

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