Another great artist – Audrey Kawasaki. She studied in New York at the Pratt Institute. Her website is rather artistic in and of itself. I think she does a good job of describing her work, so here’s a snippet from the “info” section of the site:
The themes in Audrey Kawasaki’s work are contradictions within themselves. Her work is both innocent and erotic. Each subject is attractive yet disturbing. Audrey’s precise technical style is at once influenced by both manga comics and Art Nouveau. Her sharp graphic imagery is combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, bringing an unexpected warmth to enigmatic subject matter.
Go check it out if you don’t mind slightly odd artwork that sometimes involves cartoon boobies.