Ai Makita is an artist working with oil painting and digital media. Her recent works have focused on making organic images by using inorganic motif such as metal. She sometimes uses optical illusion in her painting.
Ai Makita lives and works in Tokyo, where she received an MFA from Tokyo Art University.
Ai Makita has exhibited in Consulate General of Japan in New York in May 2017, she has been featured in Fuji Sankei Communications at the time.
During her residency at the VAR program, Ai Makita will deepen the idea of organic/inorganic by combining the reflections of metallic objects and seascape on her paintings.