Jane is the Design Assistant at seemakrish. After completing a BFA in Printmaking at Penn State, Jane worked in sustainable agriculture and visual merchandising before moving to the Bay Area to pursue textile design.
Fascinated by systems and the intersection of disciplines, Jane loves working for a small design studio, where the job is different every day. In addition to the design and management work she does at seemakrish, Jane maintains a personal art practice, focusing on decorative linoleum carvings inspired by biology and architecture. Jane lives in Oakland, and visits the ocean and forest as often as possible.
Masaki is Operations Manager at seemakrish. Prior to coming into the world of textiles, Masaki worked in Japan at an intergovermental organization created under the UN that monitored tropical timber use throughout the world and at a New York development bank that operates in 18 countries. It was during her time in New York that Masaki’s interest in textiles began to take shape as she took fashion design courses at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
Masaki holds a BA in International Business and Economics and a MS in Economic Development & Tourism Management. She is fluent in Spanish (she’s originally from Venezuela) and Japanese. She resides in Boston with her husband and their Cocker Spaniard/Golden Retriever mix, Oscar.