Mio Matsumoto Exhibition Aphrodite ~spring mischief~
2013. 2. 06 Wed. - 2013. 2. 26 Tue.Opening reception On Saturday, 9th February 18: 00-20: 00 Everyone can participate.
Mio Matsumoto Profile
Born in 1976.
Mio grew up in Kobe, Japan.
At the age of 20, Mio decided to study in United Kingdomand therefore moved there.
Mio graduated from Kingston University with a 1st-class degree inIllustration and graduated from the Royal College of Art with a MA in communication art and design.
During her study, Mio built up her drawing style based on the observation of things around her.
Using smooth pen work, she draws portraits of everyday life and ordinary people.
She enjoys working in various fields such as advertising, editorial and fashion.
Her work can be seen inmagazines like ELLE Japon, Ginger Numero Tokyo, and Vogue Japan.
She had illustrated over 6 yearsfor a weekly fashion column in Stella magazine by The Sunday Telegraph.
Her advertising clients include Jigsaw, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Miller Harris, Nissan, RioBlush and SpaceNK.
In addition to her published work “My Diary”, her first publication in 2008 from Jonathan Cape publisher,United Kingdom, Mio has created a memorable love filled flick book “Kiss”.
Mio is currently living and working in Tokyo.
Last year, she created a main visual image for Horse Racing in Japan.
Also released original productsthough Jed Root x Francfran collection by Francfranc.