Makiko Nakamura is active/lives in Japan, Ireland. Makiko Nakamura is known for painting.
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Born in Gifu, Japan, Makiko Nakamura studied art in Kyoto and Nagoya. She worked initially in film editing before concentrating on painting. In 1996 she moved to Paris, where she studied print making at Atelier Contre Point and the following year took up a residency at Cite International Des Arts. From 1997-98 she was artist in residence in the fine art department, University of Pennsylvania.
In 1999, attracted by the prospect of visiting the home town of Samuel Beckett, whose writings have greatly influenced her work, Nakamura came to Dublin. Since then she has had solo exhibitions at the Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin and the Ashford Gallery at the RHA, Dublin.