Guest Information

Steven D'Onofrio

Artist / Entertainer
Studio KuNu
Los Angeles, CA USA

Home Page Twitter Facebook Google+ YouTube IMDb

"Ordinary with huge dreams," is how Steven D'Onofrio describes himself. The native New Yorker is passionate about the intersection of art, culture, and entertainment.

At 27 years old, he is fluent in three Asian languages (Japanese, Mandarin Chinese and Korean). D'Onofrio immersed himself in Asian studies by living in Tokyo for a total of two and a half years. When he finally returned to the United States, he could think of nothing more suiting than to use his primary passions, art and entertainment, to bring the beautiful culture he had experienced in Asia to others.

Steven is an official content creator for In his comedy web series, KAWNPAI, Steven creates custom cocktails based on an anime or video game. He also has a YouTube series titled I JUST ARTED. The series focuses on Steven (and guests) drawing and drinking together. Guests on the show currently include voice actresses, Tara Sands (Pokemon), Danielle McRae (League of Legends) and Lauren Landa (Sailor Moon).

D'Onofrio is creating more works out of West Hollywood, California. He released his first Japanese cover single, "WARNING" and performed it at AkaiCon 2016. He also performs I JUST ARTED LIVE at cons and has had very positive reviews from con goers. Steven gained international experience as an official guest at ANI:ME 2016 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He has also had the incredible honor of being the official emcee for the World Cosplay Summit in the Middle East.

Steven is an advocate of showing your true colors. He wants to create content that not only makes the viewer smile, but makes them feel comfortable about being who they truly are.

"I'm living my dream," he comments. "I still have a lot of goals I want to accomplish." When asked about his ultimate goal, the artist's answer is different than some may expect. "I just want to be able to dance with Ellen DeGeneres on her show." Until then, the journey continues.



Convention Guest Appearances:
   AkaiCon 2014 - August 1-3 in Nashville, TN
   AkaiCon 2015 - August 7-9 in Nashville, TN
   Anime Impulse 2016 - January 16-17 in Pomona, CA
   AkaiCon 2016 - August 26-28 in Nashville, TN
   ANI:ME 2016 - October 27-29 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
   Anime Impulse 2017 - January 14-15 in Pomona, CA
   Anime Expo 2017 - July 1-4 in Los Angeles, CA
   AkaiCon 2017 - August 4-6 in Nashville, TN

Add or Update Information for Steven D'Onofrio
    Steven D'Onofrio

If you use the above biography, a link to would be very much appreciated.