Maiko Muro
Maiko has formed a unique style with her sensibility cultivated by living in foreign countries besides Japan. Her works are realized using various materials and colors, free from any genre. 
- Brief Biography -
Born in Tokyo.
1996 Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Culture, Dokkyo University, Saitama, Japan.
1997 Left for Mexico and lived there for about 4 years.
1997 Learned drawing and painting with Professor José Barbosa and Raúl González Cortés. Attended some art courses at Escuela Nacional de Artes Plásticas etc.
1999-2000 On the resister at Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado “La Esmeralda”, Mexico City, Mexico.
2001-02 Finished the basic course for sculpture at Kobatake Kobo, Saitama, Japan.
2001-2010 Worked as an art unit of 2 artists “TALLER LA COCHERA”. 
(For the profile as TALLER LA COCHERA, please check here.)
2001-now Works as an individual artist. 
Many solo shows in Japan.
Exhibited at LA ART SHOW 2018.

- Picture Book -
"Ohayoudori (Good morning!)" (Maiko Muro / Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc. / 2023)
"Boku no ichinichi Donnna oto?" (Story by Yosuke Yamashita, Illustration by Maiko Muro / Fukuinkan Shoten Publishers, Inc. / 2016)
- Illustration works for Animations - 
"Eigo de asobo with Orton “ (NHK ETV) Monthly song(2021/1, 2020/2, 2019/1).
"Okaasan to Issho Special Stage 2018" Opening animation.
"My Mother’s Wedding" (song by Osamu Sakata) Video clip (2018). etc.
- Company Calendars -
"ENEOS Globe Calendar 2022 (November / December).
"TOYOBO Calendar 2015".

Jill d'art Gallery (Aichi), Gallery Nii Tokyo (Tokyo), Bunkamura Gallery (Tokyo), Matsuya Ginza Asobino Gallery (Tokyo), SAN-AI Gallery + contemporary art (Tokyo), D+5 ART GALLERY Fukuda Garou (Niigata) 
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