Oura Sananikone on Illustrating VisArts’ Winter 2023 Class Catalog

November 15, 2022 News Recent Press

Oura Sananikone (he/him/his) is the brilliant illustrator behind VisArts’ Winter 2023 Catalog and Holiday Mini Catalog. He is a former VisArts Resident (2021).  According to Oura, he has been making strange things for a very long time. His work includes (but is not limited to) painting, comics, zines, action figures, plush art, animation and music. He has exhibited all over Richmond and currently has work at Toy Lair, the shop he helped open in Carytown, Velocity Comics as well as his Threadless Artist Shop ( Oura graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000 and is your friend. Read more about his process and inspiration for creating the illustrations for VisArts’ Winter catalog on