Ichigokitty (Andrea) is a self-taught artist living in the NYC Metro area.  She started creating costumes in 2002, and has finished over 150 costumes.She has been a featured guest at conventions in Mexico and the United States, and has attended conventions in Japan, and Canada.  

Additionally, she has been featured in several online articles and has appeared in cosplay magazines such as Cosmode and Anime Insider.  Her costumes are often praised for clean construction, attention to detail, and accuracy of proportions.

Additional skills include acting, singing, dancing, music (Trombone and piano) and intermediate Japanese knowledge.