Hikari has been making invitations, announcements, scrapbooks and various paper and other crafts for many years. She has a small business Handmade by Hikari where she creates cards, stationary and home decoration items which she sells in Japan. She earned her Bachelors degree in Communications and Media Studies from Northeastern University and also took many graduate classes in Advertising and Public Relations. This year will be her fifth year teaching her own classes at the Art Camp. In the past she worked for Big Cheese. She is excited to be back again this summer and teach new popular projects this year!