Felicia Hoshino Illustration
    JBBP Matsuri Art

    JBBP Matsuri Art

    Once again, under Yuki Morris’s direction, I was asked to create the artwork for Rosa Parks ロザーパークス JBBP 46th MATSURI Annual Celebration & Fundraiser booklet and poster.

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    Draw me a pig...

    Draw me a pig…

    For our 2019 holiday card, I asked Sora and Yume to draw me a pig. (See 2018 post Draw me a dog…)

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    Finally... Yume's Turn

    Finally… Yume’s Turn

    Over the years, many fans of Sora and the Cloud (story inspired by my son) have asked “Hey, when is it Yume’s turn?” My daughter has been patiently wondering, too… Well, I’m excited to announce that I’ve started working on a new story inspired by Sora’s little sister Yume and her own adventures on the Cloud! […]

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    Leaf Palette Exhibition

    Leaf Palette Exhibition

    LEAF PALETTE 2018 EXHIBITION  Leaf Palette is a collective of female artists who enjoy sharing stories, laughter & the love of illustration over a cup of tea. Please visit our group exhibiton & help celebrate our opening reception Saturday September, 29th from 4 – 7pm at spaceIN art gallery. Learn more about the newly inspired artwork I’m […]

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    Draw me a dog...

    Draw me a dog…

    For our 2018 holiday card, I asked Sora and Yume to draw me a dog. (See 2017 post Draw me a rooster…)   First I asked Yume and she knew right away what kind of dog she wanted to draw, a shiba. かわいい〜   Next I asked Sora and he knew exactly what kind of […]

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    In the Garden

    In the Garden

    The elementary school that my children attend hold a fundraising gala every year where they auction off generous donated items as well as class art projects created by the students. I helped coordinate my daughter’s 2nd grade class art project. Inspired by their time tending to the school gardens with Mr. Jay, In the Garden […]

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    HOMEPAGE

    hi there…

    I’m Felicia Hoshino, an illustrator, graphic and book designer in San Francisco. I look forward to hearing from you with your latest children’s book story, editorial illustration assignment, commissioned portrait request or just a hello.

    books

    Find out more about the children’s books I’ve illustrated including a the latest, Juna’s Jar by Jane Bahk, winner of Lee & Low’s New Voice Award. Plus favorites like the Japanese bilingual book Sora and the Cloud, reviewed in the New York Times and the award winning A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, honored with the Jane Addams Peace Award. View inside spreads, sketch phases, links to online interviews and more.
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    illustrations

    I’ve been published in magazines such as Cricket and Ladybug and other publications. I also enjoy designing and illustrating various printed material such as posters, cards and more.
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    portraits

    Working from a photograph, I can create a unique illustration of the little loved one(s) in your life. Offered in two sizes 5″x7″ or 8″x10″ the portrait can also be turned into a wonderful greeting card!
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