"We’ve all been there at one point or another. The mind starts to drift, unable to focus on the task at hand, inevitably pulling you back into the ocean – metaphorically speaking, of course. You’re not really back in the ocean but your imagination is. And before you know it you’re drawing lines onto paper. Eventually you notice the collection of lines starts to resemble waves.  These are the moments you’ll flash back to..."  READ MORE

"Para Kris Goto, uma artista havaiana, as sessões de surf são a fonte de inspiração para alguns dos seus trabalhos. “Gosto que as pessoas se relacionem com o que eu faço. Que olhem para as imagens e se consigam identificar”, explica. Um dos exemplos é a ilustração em baixo, onde mostra..." READ MORE

For Hawaii-based artist Kris Goto, even the smallest experiences warrant an illustration. Take a hankering for a spam musubi while surfing.  “You get so hungry,” the 27-year-old told The Huffington Post, “but you don't want to leave because the surf is too good. What I think would be fun is eating spam musubi while..." READ MORE


"Life in Salt: Honolulu-Based Artist Kris Goto on How Cartoons and Comics Made Way for South Pacific Tattoos, Water and Surf"  READ MORE

"I’m so lucky to stumble upon Kris Goto’s Instagram account recently. Her one of a kind style is a perfect blend of her passion for manga and the Hawaiian surf life. Born and raised in Japan, she now resides in Honolulu, where she makes her art in her studio at the Chinatown Artists Lofts.She doesn’t stop at just doing conventional drawings, she also expresses herself on..."  READ MORE

"Waikiki has never exactly been thought of as cool. But the neighborhood — the tourist epicenter of Hawaii’s most populous island — is getting a much-needed dose of style when the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club officially..."  READ MORE

"Par le jeu des réseaux sociaux, un tweet du très bon site nous a fait récemment découvrir le travail pictural et graphique de cette artiste japonaise,vivant à Hawaii. Le surf art ne manque pas de talentueuses artistes, en France comme ailleurs, mais ce qui nous a frappés chez Kris Goto, c’est que derrière un trait fleuri et..."