Mari Inukai was born in Nagoya, Japan. In 1995, Mari came to the US to pursue her studies in art. She first attended Santa Monica Community College (Mentor program), Santa Monica, California, then Associates in Art, Sherman Oaks, California, and finally California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California, where she received her BFA in Character Animation in 2004. Her professional works include Walt Disney CP, Glendale, Sanrio,,co. LTD, Japan, Cartoon Network, Burbank, Nickelodeon, New York, Nylon Motion Inc., Los Angeles, Oishii Productions, Los Angeles and NGTV, Los Angeles. Her short animated film, Blue and Orange, has been an official selection at numerous national and international film festivals, including the Sundance Film Festival 2003, and was the Japanese Grand Prix winner at the Short Shorts Film Festival EXPO 2005. Besides her animation works, Mari regularly exhibits her paintings and drawings, and designs clothes, toy figures and other fun products. She lives in Beverly Hills with her daughter, Sena.

Artist Website: http://www.mariinukai.com

Current and Previous Works by Mari Inukai

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  • “Aqua”

    $1,400
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    10" × 10"
    25 × 25 cm

    Show:

    • ‘La Familia’ – Thinkspace 10th Anniversary Show
  • “B”

    (2011)
    $350
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    Framed
    10" × 11"
    25 × 28 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Blue”

    (2017)
    $1,200
    Sold
    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

    Show:

    • Pow Wow Hawai’I 2017 – (Taking place at Honolulu Museum of Art School)
  • “Blue Purple”

    (2017)
    $1,200
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

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    • LAX / DTW : Detroit Hustle II
  • “Blue Spring (We Are Not Who You Think We Are…)”

    (2011)
    $5,500
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    Oil on canvas
    Framed
    36" × 48"
    91 × 122 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Daisuki”

    (2011)
    $2,500
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    Oil on canvas
    Framed
    20" × 24"
    51 × 61 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Dao”

    (2013)
    $2,400
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    Oil on canvas
    28" × 22"
    71 × 56 cm

    Show:

    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Fallen Angel”

    (2015)
    $1,900
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    20" × 16"
    51 × 41 cm

    Show:

    • LAX / DTW – Curated show at Inner State Gallery (Detroit, MI)
  • “Grow”

    (2012)
    $2,400
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    Oil on wood panel
    Framed
    20" × 20"
    51 × 51 cm

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    • Picks of the Harvest 2012
  • “Hana No Boushi (Flower Hat)”

    (2012)
    $1,600
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    OIl on canvas (framed)
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

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    • Affordable Art Fair
  • “Hone Marilla”

    (2017)
    $350
    Available
    Oil on silicon based sculpture
    3" × 6"
    8 × 15 cm

    Show:

    • LAX / DTW : Detroit Hustle II
  • “I’m Not All There Myself”

    (2014)
    $1,200
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

    Shows:

    • Curated exhibit @ the Honolulu Museum of Art School
    • SCOPE MIAMI BEACH 2014
  • “Itsumo Issyo”

    (2011)
    $2,000
    Sold
    Oil on wood panel
    Framed
    24" × 18"
    61 × 46 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Kumo No Boushi (Cloud Hat)”

    (2012)
    $1,600
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    Oil on canvas (framed)
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

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    • Affordable Art Fair
  • “M”

    (2011)
    $350
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    Framed
    10" × 11"
    25 × 28 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Marillablue”

    (2013)
    $3,800
    Sold
    Oil on canvas
    36" × 18"
    91 × 46 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Mia and Barbra”

    (2011)
    $3,500
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    Oil on canvas
    Framed
    36" × 36"
    91 × 91 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Nennatsu”

    (2008)
    $450
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    Graphite, ink & charcoal on paper (framed)
    18" × 24"
    46 × 61 cm

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    • The Drawing Room
  • “Panda”

    (2013)
    $300
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    6" × 9"
    15 × 23 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Panda”

    (2012)
    $2,800
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    Oil on linen
    Panda
    30" × 40"
    76 × 102 cm

    Show:

    • with Born Free USA Co-curated by Amanda Erlanson and Andrew Hosner
  • “Red-Trapped”

    (2013)
    $1,800
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    Oil on canvas
    20" × 24"
    51 × 61 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Sena Hana”

    (2013)
    $5,800
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    36" × 36"
    91 × 91 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Sena Osumashi”

    (2013)
    $400
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    Graphite on paper
    10" × 14"
    25 × 36 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Sena’s Voice”

    (2017)
    $2,200
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    20" × 24"
    51 × 61 cm

    Show:

    • ‘LAX / JFK’ – curated show in NYC at Spoke Art
  • “Sotsugyou Omedetou”

    (2015)
    $1,700
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

    Show:

    • LAX / LHR – co-curated show with Stolen Space in London, England
  • “Tail of Sena”

    (2013)
    $1,200
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    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Takaramono”

    (2012)
    $475
    Sold
    Giclee print on Museo Portfolio Rag Paper with Epson Ultrachrome HDR ink
    Edition of 100 (plus 6 APs)
    14" × 17"
    36 × 43 cm
  • “Takaramono”

    (2011)
    $2,800
    Sold
    Oil on canvas
    Framed
    24" × 30"
    61 × 76 cm

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    • In The Wake Of Dreams
  • “Usagi”

    (2013)
    $350
    Sold
    Graphite on paper
    10" × 10"
    25 × 25 cm

    Show:

    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)
  • “Year of the Horse – Uma Doshi”

    (2014)
    $1,800
    Available
    Oil on wood panel
    16" × 16"
    41 × 41 cm

    Show:

    • LAX / TXL – Curated pop-up show presented by Urban Nation
  • “Year Of The Sheep”

    (2015)
    $1,600
    Available
    Oil on canvas
    12" × 12"
    30 × 30 cm

    Show:

    • Curated exhibit @ the Honolulu Museum of Art School
  • “Yellow”

    (2013)
    $1,800
    Sold
    Oil on canvas
    18" × 24"
    46 × 61 cm

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    • Jungle Gym Of My Mind (Main)