Aspa Gika

Aspa Gika. Based in Moraga, CA, US.

  • 3 awards won
  • 163 comments made
  • 17821 votes cast

Awards

  • editor pick 3

About Aspa Gika

Aspa is a visual artist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She earned her graphic design degree in England and over the years has designed and illustrated for many well-known brands around the globe. Painting nature is a creative outlet that Aspa uses to inspire introspection and tranquility.

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  • JeAnna Casper

comments

lulablu on Jun 03 2020
lulablu
  • Minted Jun 12, 2013
  • 1 Award
  • 776 Comments made
  • 11979 Votes cast

hi aspa- thank you for your recent likes on "scalloping" and "pines" it makes us happy- your illustrations are really beautiful- all our best- julie & jen

Deborah Chou on Jun 02 2020
Deborah Chou
  • Minted Dec 23, 2015
  • 4 Awards
  • 660 Comments made
  • 14094 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, thank you for the likes. It is much appreciated! - Deborah

Akweley Creative on Jun 02 2020
Akweley Creative
  • Minted Jul 27, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 595 Comments made
  • 6484 Votes cast

Thanks so much for your support, Aspa!

Creative Gallery on Jun 02 2020
Creative Gallery
  • Minted Nov 5, 2019
  • 57 Comments made
  • 289 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, many thanks for your wonderful support and lots of luck in the challenge.

Carol Barber on Jun 02 2020
Carol Barber
  • Minted Oct 23, 2019
  • 139 Comments made
  • 799 Votes cast

Thank you for your like of Hope, I am glad I took a look at your work, it is beautiful and I can tell has a deep and meaningful influence from nature.

Lucia Coppola on Apr 02 2020
Lucia Coppola
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 Award
  • 142 Comments made
  • 6711 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, thanks a lot for your like, very much appreciated.

Rega on Apr 02 2020
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 10 Awards
  • 1540 Comments made
  • 11776 Votes cast

Hi Aspa,Thank you so much for the like for Before Sunset :) I'm in love with your amazing entries!! Beautiful details,shape and color palettes <3 Wishing you all the best & take care x

Carin R. on Mar 23 2020
Carin R.
  • Minted Feb 21, 2011
  • 1 Award
  • 77 Comments made
  • 16887 Votes cast

Hi Aspa. Thanks for you like on my "A to Z" submission for the Backpack Challenge. You have so many beautiful submissions, I love the color pallete of "In the Tropics". Best of luck in the challenge. Hi Aspa. Thanks for your like on my "A to Z" submission for the Backpack Challenge. You have so many great designs, I love the color pallete of "In the Tropics". Best of luck in the challenge

Akweley Creative on Jan 13 2020
Akweley Creative
  • Minted Jul 27, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 595 Comments made
  • 6484 Votes cast

Happy New Year and thanks for your support on my bag entry!!

Carol Drummond on Jan 06 2020
Carol Drummond
  • Minted Dec 7, 2018
  • 51 Comments made
  • 11008 Votes cast

Thank you for liking my Night Life. I am new to this Minted thing and I can see you have had some success, so your encouraging comments mean alot.

Carol C. Young on Oct 27 2019
Carol C. Young
  • Minted Mar 18, 2015
  • 16 Awards
  • 201 Comments made
  • 2214 Votes cast

Thanks for the like in the art challenge! I appreciate it. Good luck to you!

Amy Hall on Oct 23 2019
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 777 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you so much for the likes! I appreciate it. Best of luck. Your work is amazing

Nazneen Imran on Oct 21 2019
Nazneen Imran
  • Minted Sep 10, 2019
  • 160 Comments made
  • 850 Votes cast

Thank you Aspa for the like on my submission ' LOVE SPARKED' :) WISH YOU ALL THE BEST!

Ashley Lane on Aug 28 2019
Ashley Lane
  • Minted Sep 20, 2018
  • 35 Comments made
  • 793 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, thank you for the like on "Enchanted Meadow." All the best to you!

Abby Jacobs on Aug 24 2019
Abby Jacobs
  • Minted Dec 15, 2016
  • 7 Comments made
  • 226 Votes cast

Thanks for liking my work!

frau brandt on May 02 2019
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 21 Awards
  • 2747 Comments made
  • 15139 Votes cast

Thank you for the like on my entry. Love your wonderful illustrations.

Jenny Partrite on Mar 26 2019
Jenny Partrite
  • Minted Aug 19, 2014
  • 18 Awards
  • 623 Comments made
  • 5981 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, thank you for the like on "Deep Love" inspo was our latest trip to Tulum. I love all that you do! ox Jenny

Sejal Banker on Feb 25 2019
Sejal Banker
  • Minted Sep 21, 2018
  • 3 Awards
  • 548 Comments made
  • 2320 Votes cast

Hi aspa, I’m really grateful for your ongoing like and support on my submissions, it’s encouraging to say the least! I wish you all the best as well

Manuela BK on Feb 25 2019
Manuela BK
  • Minted Nov 24, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 1009 Comments made
  • 47142 Votes cast

Thanks Aspa for your likes. Your work is lovely! Best wishes to you in the challenge!

frau brandt on Feb 20 2019
frau brandt
  • Minted Sep 19, 2015
  • 21 Awards
  • 2747 Comments made
  • 15139 Votes cast

Thank you so much for the likes, Aspa. It's great to see your work develop on IG and now as part of your wedding submissions. All the best in this competition.

amanda lawrence on Feb 18 2019
amanda lawrence
  • Minted Jan 13, 2013
  • 10 Awards
  • 1635 Comments made
  • 33030 Votes cast

Hi Aspa - thank you so much for your support and good luck on all your beautiful entries in this challenge - Axx

lily and rose design on Feb 16 2019
lily and rose design
  • Minted Oct 8, 2018
  • 31 Comments made
  • 770 Votes cast

Hi Aspa and thanks so much for your like on my "greenery" layout---really appreciate it!! thanks again!

Sejal Banker on Feb 15 2019
Sejal Banker
  • Minted Sep 21, 2018
  • 3 Awards
  • 548 Comments made
  • 2320 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you so much for your like on my submission. Really appreciate your support. Your work is so pretty!

Connie Dolstra on Jan 30 2019
Connie Dolstra
  • Minted Dec 2, 2018
  • 1 Award
  • 117 Comments made
  • 10691 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you for the like :)

Connie Dolstra on Jan 28 2019
Connie Dolstra
  • Minted Dec 2, 2018
  • 1 Award
  • 117 Comments made
  • 10691 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you for the like. I appreciate it. Best of luck in your next competition!

Jan Shepherd on Jan 07 2019
Jan Shepherd
  • Minted Jul 5, 2014
  • 11 Awards
  • 2883 Comments made
  • 11811 Votes cast

Hi Aspa thanks for taking the time to comment on one of my wedding invitations. I appreciated it. I just had a look at your portfolio - I love your illustration work, especially the terrarium birds and the bear/rabbit. Good luck in the contests - have a lovely day.

Faiza Khan on Dec 04 2018
Faiza Khan
  • Minted May 24, 2018
  • 4 Awards
  • 221 Comments made
  • 2429 Votes cast

Thank you for your like on 'Pain is never permanent' - Best of luck with your adorable submissions :) ~x

Tanya Lee Design on Dec 02 2018
Tanya Lee Design
  • Minted Apr 2, 2018
  • 5 Awards
  • 333 Comments made
  • 1845 Votes cast

Thanks, Aspa, for the like on my "#hereforyou" design. I appreciate it! Best of luck to you. Thanks!

Sejal Banker on Nov 07 2018
Sejal Banker
  • Minted Sep 21, 2018
  • 3 Awards
  • 548 Comments made
  • 2320 Votes cast

Thank you so much!

Rega on Oct 09 2018
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 10 Awards
  • 1540 Comments made
  • 11776 Votes cast

Hi Aspa,Thank you so much for the like on PINK :) Love all your adorable entries <3 All the best with your terrific work !

Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa on Oct 08 2018
Mary Ann Glynn-Tusa
  • Minted Dec 14, 2011
  • 16 Awards
  • 774 Comments made
  • 22850 Votes cast

Aspa, Thanks so very much for the like! Your work is lovely, best of luck in the challenge, ;-)

Carol C. Young on Oct 05 2018
Carol C. Young
  • Minted Mar 18, 2015
  • 16 Awards
  • 201 Comments made
  • 2214 Votes cast

Hi - thanks so much for the like on Day Glow 2 - appreciate it!!

Paper Sun Studio on Mar 16 2018
Paper Sun Studio
  • Minted Mar 8, 2016
  • 49 Awards
  • 1137 Comments made
  • 23173 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thanks so much for your like on my 'Jackpot Father's Day". Loving your great wrapping paper patterns. Best wishes to you!

Benita Crandall on Feb 07 2018
Benita Crandall
  • Minted Jan 7, 2016
  • 19 Awards
  • 1047 Comments made
  • 14899 Votes cast

Thank you so much ASpa for the likes of my designs "Sweet Baby" and Graceful Love"! Love your wrapping papers! :)

Chi Hey Lee on Feb 07 2018
Chi Hey Lee
  • Minted Dec 31, 2015
  • 9 Awards
  • 69 Comments made
  • 4908 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, thank you for your message! I love all of your 3 patterns for this holiday fabric challenge. You are a great illustrator!

Rebecca Rueth on Jan 22 2018
Rebecca Rueth
  • Minted Jun 19, 2016
  • 12 Awards
  • 4504 Comments made
  • 91366 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you for the like on my "Morning on the Bay" entry in the Large Format Art Print Challenge! Best of luck on all of your cool geometric submissions!

Amy Hall on Jan 14 2018
Amy Hall
  • Minted Nov 5, 2012
  • 20 Awards
  • 777 Comments made
  • 6256 Votes cast

Thank you for the likes! Your work is lovely. Best of luck

Avila Arts on Nov 30 2017
Avila Arts
  • Minted Jan 17, 2017
  • 1 Award
  • 127 Comments made
  • 1194 Votes cast

Hi! Thanks for the like on "Center of Paris". Your art is beautiful. Keep up the great work. - Kristin Vorbau

Esther Lane on Oct 28 2017
Esther Lane
  • Minted Feb 8, 2016
  • 1 Award
  • 163 Comments made
  • 23370 Votes cast

Thank you, Aspa for your like of my White Sands photo. Good luck.

Emese Horvath on Oct 23 2017
Emese Horvath
  • Minted Jul 6, 2017
  • 290 Comments made
  • 1512 Votes cast

Thank you so much,Aspa for your like on my Waiting for the wind statement art submission! Have a great day!:)

Bethan Osman on Oct 23 2017
Bethan Osman
  • Minted Sep 22, 2017
  • 2 Awards
  • 434 Comments made
  • 10704 Votes cast

Thank you for the like ! love your leaf portrait. Beth

Lulaloo on Jan 31 2017
Lulaloo
  • Minted Jun 1, 2012
  • 29 Awards
  • 634 Comments made
  • 6006 Votes cast

Thank you for the like!!

jeanne smith on Oct 19 2016
jeanne smith
  • Minted Nov 11, 2012
  • 398 Comments made
  • 22076 Votes cast

...thanks so much for the like aspa.....:)

Pine Street Creative on Oct 17 2016
Pine Street Creative
  • Minted Nov 24, 2012
  • 71 Awards
  • 2580 Comments made
  • 29963 Votes cast

Thanks so much, Aspa for the like on my lil Valentine design - I appreciate you taking the time to check it out! Happy Monday!

Jill Corbin on Sep 13 2016
Jill Corbin
  • Minted Nov 24, 2014
  • 1 Award
  • 587 Comments made
  • 15293 Votes cast

Thanks so much, Aspa! :)

Rega on Aug 30 2016
Rega
  • Minted May 8, 2016
  • 10 Awards
  • 1540 Comments made
  • 11776 Votes cast

Hi Aspa, Thank you so much for the like on my Botany lovers :) Your photos are beautiful ! Wish you luck for the challenges !

Field and Sky on Jul 27 2016
Field and Sky
  • Minted Aug 18, 2015
  • 13 Awards
  • 184 Comments made
  • 4107 Votes cast

Thanks for your like on my 'Summer Field' Aspa. Your work is lovely! Best wishes to you!