Mei Kanamoto is a multimedia artist, illustrator, art director and co-founder for Monopo, New York. She has worked with clients Cartier, Agnes B, Jimmy Choo, Shiseido, Nike, Yamaha, etc.  Her most notable work is Metropolitan Opera’s winter holiday campaign “Holiday Magic at The Met” which has been recognized by , Ottawa Animation Festival, ASIFA-East Animated Film, International Motion Art Award. Kanamoto has also received awards for her illustrations from Society of Illustrators ad Parsons + Primix. She has been featured in galleries in New York, Rhode Island, and Manila. Recently, Kanamoto fabricates clothes and curates art fairs and shows in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, featuring local bookstores, local artists, publishers, and filmmakers.

Mei Kanamoto was born in Miyazaki, Japan and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. She currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.