Bok Choy Apparel

the artist

Hirofumi Taniuchi
Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Nickname: Hiro
Year of Birth: 1978
Zodiac: Horse
Ethnicity: Japanese
School: Academy of Art University
Occupation: Grad School Student



Favorite artists:

Andy Warhol


Asian Men Redefined, Gay Asian Pacific Alliance (GAPA), Asian & Pacific Islander Wellness center (APIWC)

Turn On’s:

Asian food, rice, dog, Fabric, pattern, sewing machine

Turn Off’s:

Bad design, dried micron pen, ruined fabric scissors

Last Meal on Earth:

Matterhorn's Cake in Tokyo

What would you say is your chief characteristic?

Easy going, down to earth

If not yourself, who would you be?

Nobody else but me.

What is your “community?”


When did you know you were going to be an artist?

I was always good at drawing and painting since I was little, so I believe ever since I am an artist.

Where can people find you?

I guess near my school because I am stuck in the sewing lab for school project.

What’s next?

Graduate from grad school.

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designs by the artist