Izumi Araki, a native of Japan, is a Vancouver-based artist, campus minister, and spiritual director. As an artist, she was trained as a weaver and spinner in Hokkaido and in the UK. Since moving to Vancouver in 2004, she has continued practicing her weaving and spinning skills at home.
As a campus minister, she actively works as VP International at ISMC (International Student Ministries Canada), after completing a graduate diploma in Christian Studies at Regent College. Izumi is also a spiritual director certified by Soul Stream. Besides these roles, she serves on the committees for Damah International Film Festival, Tokyo, as well as CREATE Moving Picture Film Festival, Vancouver.
Izumi is a longstanding member of University Chapel, Vancouver, BC.