Art and writing

interwoven in a dream

Niki K (otherwise known as Dreamshadows Art) is an 
artist and writer specializing in gag comics and essays.

After graduating from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Sequential Art, Niki K began crafting her own gag comics and joined the writing team of the PokéCommunity Daily, where she provides opinion essays and critiques as well as news-related articles.


Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

BFA, Sequential Art

Minors in:

  • Interactive Design and Game Development

  • Concept Art for Games

Communication Arts

Freelance Comic Artist, 2015-present

Artists of Askr member, 2017-2018

  • The World of Heroes zine

  • Anna's Secret Stash zine

  • Pocket Emblem zine

  • Heroes of Today zine

Wind's Brand zine, 2018-2019

Misc. Work Experience

Substitute Teacher, 2015-present

  • Interpret and apply teacher plans to students across a wide variety of age groups and subjects, including special education, and engage them in learning

  • In long-term positions, create and provide plans based on class curriculum and students' general abilities, as well as grade submissions

  • Cooperate with teachers and administrators to provide the best possible learning experience for the students

Sales Associate, 2015

  • Provide customers with information to find product that best fits their needs and wants

  • Problem-solving to meet customer satisfaction

  • Inventory, opening, closing, check-out


PokéCommunity Daily, 2016-present

  • Critiques

  • Essays

  • News

  • Reviews

Skills and Languages
  • English (native)

  • Japanese (intermediate)

  • Spanish (beginner)

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Dreamweaver

  • Clip Studio Paint

  • Autodesk Maya

  • ZBrush

  • Graphite and ink

  • Watercolor

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher

  • Google Docs, Sheets, Slides

Extracurriculars and Awards

SCAD Pokémon Club president, 2014-2015

  • Direct fundraising and club activities within and outside of campus

  • Coordinate with mall officials and store managers to arrange midnight releases and other special events

  • Creation and distribution of club advertisements

Scholastic Art Competition Silver Key Award, 2011

National Art Honor Society, 2011

Japanese National Honor Society president, 2009-2010

Mid-Atlantic Association of Teachers of Japanese Haiku Contest 

honorable mention, 2009

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