About itsooaakii

Photo by Bianca Recuenco

Evelyn Mikayla Martin (itsooaakii) is an art educator and creative that works to center her own personal narrative regarding the processes of navigating mental health, cultural identity, and reclamation of space as an Indigenous femme. Her body of work primarily consists of self portraits (acrylic on canvas) working to hold space for herself & all of her intersecting identities, along with BIPOC womxn whose identities & lived experiences mirror her own. 
Mikayla graduated with her Bachelors of Arts from the University of Washington (Seattle) in American Indian Studies and a minor in Gender Women Sexuality Studies.