Lives in TokyoLived in San Francisco for a year while in college.Worked at a printing and production company, mainly engaged in Harley-Davidson sales promotion, advertising planning and production, store design, and other advertising production.Started creating chalk art in 2002 and published a book...
Lives in Tokyo
Lived in San Francisco for a year while in college.
Worked at a printing and production company, mainly engaged in Harley-Davidson sales promotion, advertising planning and production, store design, and other advertising production.
Started creating chalk art in 2002 and published a book in 2006.
Currently active in many fields, such as exhibiting and selling her works in Japan and abroad, making signs and welcome boards to order, and working on corporate advertisements.
She has exhibited in New York, at the Louvre Art Fair in Paris, and in London, Melbourne, Taiwan, Berlin, Miami, Barcelona, and many other places.
In 2011, she launched "Mikiko Method Original Chalkart" and has been developing works with the world view of "Mikiko Method", which is not bound by the frame or technique of chalk art.
～ Main Achievements
Published the book "Mikiko's Chalk Art Class" (May 2006)
Published the book "Basics of Drawing: Pastel for Beginners" (supervised chalk art) (2009.12)
Book "POP Japan" (works and artist's page) sold in Europe and America (May, 2014)
Donation of chalk art work "sakura" (Teltow, Germany 2013, Istanbul, Turkey 2015)
Passed the domestic selection for the image visual of Italy Trade Promotion Council, and was selected in Italy.
Suntory / Premium Malts in-store campaign illustration (2014)
Contracted to illustrate Paris Croissant/Paris Baguette for a major Korean bakery
KidZania Tokyo summer camp, Nihonbashi Mitsukoshi Culture Salon, Printemps Ginza Ecole Printemps instructor
・Appearance in "Musee du Momochrome" (Contemporary Art, Chalk Art #46 Jul. 2019, #47 Aug. 2019 )
Created original tie-up products for Tokyu Hands Shibuya Store
Shinjuku Isetan Art Gallery, Bunkamura Gallery, Seibu Shibuya, Sendai Mitsukoshi, Tokyu Department Store, etc.
rooms 40 (Yoyogi National Stadium 1st Gymnasium) 2020
Art Japan/Melbourne Fringe Festival (Melbourne, Australia) 2019, 2018, 2017
JAPAN ART STORM (Kaohsiung/Tainan, Taiwan) 2019, 2018
Solo exhibition "Sai wo hiroini" x TSUTAYA Bookstore (LALA Garden Tsukuba) 2019
ART FORMOSA 2018 (Taipei, Taiwan) 2018
JAPAN NOW (London, UK) 2016, 2015
SALON ART SHOPPING 2014 (Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, France) 2014
Cavalieri Art Hotel, Malta, 2014 - 2017
Traveling exhibition in 6 cities in Germany and USA May 2012 - Oct. 2013
Bunkamura CRAFT collection (Bunkamura / Tokyo) 1-2 times a year 2012-
New York solo exhibition (A-forest Gallery NY/ U.S.A., New York) 2009
Tokyo International Forum, ART SHOP, original paintings and glass painting 2008
2008 - Junkudo Bookstore Publication Exhibition 2006
Classroom exhibition with Japanese and Korean participants (Omotesando, Kyodo, Yoyogi Uehara) held once a year 2008-2017
She creates shapes with somewhat awkward yet soft lines, and uses light colors like a drop of sumi ink, not too cute pastels. These works have a mysterious color that makes you wonder, "What color is that The concept of the Mikiko Method is to create a soft world that warms the heart.
I would be happy if I could continue to help you to feel warm and gentle in the future.