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Mira Hirabayashi, known as MIRA KIRA, is a Will Eisner Scholar Finalist and

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Gold Key Winner currently studying at

Rhode Island School of Design. 

In October 2023, she received a callback from Shonen Jump+,

and has been assigned an editor to work with towards serialization.

2014 - 2020


Class of 2020 Graduate of the Visual Arts Conservatory at Orange County School of the Arts, Orange County, CA


Will Eisner Scholar

Semi-Finalist of the Will Eisner Scholar competition hosted by The Society of Illustrators and nominated by their administrator as one of the best of their class for a comics scholarship


Art Center

Comic Book Illustration Summer Intensive Course with

Full Scholarship at Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards


Gold Key Winner for Drawing and Illustration, Silver Key Winner for Comic Art, Honorable Mention for Digital Art, Art Portfolio, and Mixed Media

2020 - 2024


Class of 2024 and Honors Student currently studying Illustration in the Bachelor of Fine Arts Program at Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI


OC Register

Artist of the Year Finalist for Computer-Assisted Visual Arts

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