KiNG

Artist

Artist

KiNG

キング
アーティスト

KiNG started working as an artist/designer since 2000, when she was still a Master’s student in Sculpture/Mixed Media at Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan.
Incorporating the sculptural approach to the mixed use of contrasting, natural and new materials, KiNG creates various decorative ornaments, outfits and objects.
Her works includes the creation of jewelries and head dresses for domestic and international musicians, commercials and advertisement, direction of corporate promotions, and participation to a variety of art exhibitions.

Since childhood, she decided to live with her art works.
11 years old : winning a prize Prime Minister’s Award for Calligraphic exhibition.
14 years old : Got influenced works of art “graffiti” through salute boarding and surf culture.
16 years old : Studying in Hawaii.
17 years old : Carrying out creative activities with the artist name “KING”.
1996, Studying modern art with the major sculpture department various materials at Tama Art University.
In1999, Publishing the series work “Earl of imported to Japan by early European traders” and “King who became a chair”.
In 2000, While getting bachelor’s degree from professor Atsuo Ishii, had been taking charge of special costume for Japanese singer song writer “Yumi Matsutoya”.
After that charging of costume design to improve skills of art in entertainment industry such as singer “Ayumi Hamasaki”, “MISIA” and boys groups “SMAP”, “EXILE” and so on.
In 2011, Started own creative works KING custom.
In 2014, Announced KING custom apparel line and was started to handle it by “JOYCE” in Hong Kong.
In 2016, Opened the flag shop “KING” in Tianjin China and have stared to handle by “Legend Agape” in Taiwan.