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Runaway Goldfish

Illustration | Animation | Education

Original Work

Aside from my fanart and original designs, I've got two primary projects I'm working on. The first being "The Fishbowl" which is an original comic book series and "teascape" which are my bonsai  inspired paintings made with tea.
 

About the Artist

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Runaway Goldfish, also known as Lea-Anthonette Realiza (They/Them), is an artist and art educator from the greater Seattle, WA area. Their inspiration comes from the ethereal and whimsical worlds of comics, cartoons, video games, street art, skate culture, nature, folklore, travel and Asian arts. 

in addition to creating their own illustrations and teaching art, they’ve recently begun designing their own apparel, created their own series of bonsai-inspired paintings made with century old PuErh tea, finished two children’s books, finished their own comic And is working on their own cartoon. But The process of creation is never ending.

They’ve done showings at Tacoma Night Market in Tacoma, WA (2022), Sakura Con Art Show in Seattle, WA (2022), Bonsai Fest in Federal Way (2019), the Nikkei Cultural Center in Vancouver, Canada (2019) and Kent Cornucopia Days in Kent, WA (2018) and more. With roots in being a self taught artist, they hope that their own artist journey can help inspire others like the artists who have inspired them.