Mariko was born and educated in Japan. After working at the Kenya Embassy during the first half of her life, in 2004 Mariko started botanical illustration which had been her long-time interest. Now she paints full-time and annually shows in mixed exhibitions in Chiba and Tokyo. She has shown annually at SBA, UK since 2010. She is very fond of exotic plants, especially Bromeliaceae. Her work is held in private collections in Japan and the UK.
Also see unframed artwork inventory. Larix kaempferi SOLD