Aya Masuda is an apparel graphic designer and illustrator based in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Matsue City in Shimane, Japan and then moved to Tokyo, she studied graphic design and illustration at the Otis College of Art and Design. Aya currently works passionately in t-shirt graphic design and developing original characters through acrylic painting and drawing. Combining edgy and cute in her artwork, Aya gains most inspiration from punk music and the cute things that surround her.

Aya has participated in art shows including Laluzapalooza 2016 at La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Gag Me With A Toon 5 at WWA Gallery and Forest Friends "Happy Creatures of the Forest" at Leanna Lin's Wonderland.