Kaoru Ishikawa was born in Japan in 1986 and studied Design in Tama Art University. She moved in London in 2010 and is currently studying for a BA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Group exhibitions include in Tokyo, London and Paris which is as part of taking part a residency. In 2011, she was shortlisted for the New Perspectives Open Art Competition final by Young Tate and exhibited in Tate Liverpool. She has also recently started to work as an artist’s assistant.