Denise Hutchins

Artist and Illustrator in Boise, Idaho

Denise Hutchins

Artist and Illustrator in Boise, Idaho

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Mikarts is the art studio of Denise Hutchins, commonly known by her online alias "Mika". She specializes in creating two-dimensional works of art and illustration that are often cute & colorful and always detailed & distinct. She utilizes a variety of physical media such as ink, colored pencil, marker, and watercolor, as well as digital programs including Photoshop and Manga Studio. Her art is made with the intent to inspire optimism in, bring happiness to, and elicit positive emotions from her audience. If you find yourself smiling, nodding, or cooing at her creations, her work is successfully done.

Not just an artist, Denise is an all-around otaku-geek, spending most of her personal time consuming all manner of media, including books, manga, anime, movies, and video games. She also loves to exercise and get outdoors whenever possible; her favorite activities include walking, running, hiking, casual cycling, and fitness video games. She is a staunch supporter of animal rights, environmental protection, and other causes for Mother Nature. She lives with her husband, Sean, and their many adorable pets.

  • #art
  • #illustration
  • #science
  • #nature
  • #fitness
  • Work
    • Studio Mikarts
  • Education
    • Pocatello High School
    • Idaho State University
    • Boise State University