Akari Miki is an installation and performance artist, who fabricates shape, words and presence of body to express accumulated moments felt in a personal space. She earned an MFA degree in Fiber and Material Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Born in Tokyo and lived in both Japan and in the United States, Akari has recognized the importance of sharing artistic expression as communication tools. Throughout her experience of working with children, she has appreciated following their unique concepts and creative processes.
Akari has exhibited, performed and collaborated at various locations, including San Francisco, Chicago and Tokyo, Japan. She currently treasures the time spent with her daughter, enjoying all the imaginative responses and new encounters.