Laishan Mui Ito is an artist, graphic designer, and scientific illustrator based in Los Angeles. She graduated from Art Center College of Design with a Bachelor’s degree of Fine Arts in Graphic Design. She has worked for the University of California Riverside Entomology Department and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Entomology Department as a scientific illustrator for research and publications. When Laishan is not designing in front of the computer, her choice of media includes stippling with pen and ink or painting with acrylic. With her graphic design disciplines and usage of vibrant colors, Laishan applies her skills to municipal commissioned public art and beautification projects throughout the cities. Some of her works can be seen across many communities such as the City of Azusa, Burbank, Glendale, and Sherman Oaks.
This Sing for Hope Piano was made possible in part by Richard and May Ziman, Pamela and Dennis Beck.