Mariko S. Bertocci
Mariko S .Bertocci was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She graduated from Musashino Art University, Tokyo, in 1999, and has been working and living in new york since 2000. Along with working as a studio painter for Jeff Koons and Takashi Murakami, her drawings and felted sculpture have been shown in Tokyo, New York, and Beijing. Currently she enjoys working in a diverse array of media and styles, including realist oil painting, colored pencil illustrations, pen and ink drawings, felted diorama illustrations, and animation. She currently resides in Astoria, Queens, NY.