Aiko was born in Tokyo, Japan and currently resides in New York City. She received an BFA at Tokyo Zokei University in the field of graphic design and filmmaking, also MFA at The New School.

In 1997, she assisted the earlier Brooklyn Murakami’s  based studio. A few years later  she teamed up with two young American artists, which eventually became the seminal street art collective known as Faile. After five years of putting hard work in the US and international streets, galleries and museums, she departed the group to develop her individual artist career as Lady Aiko.

Aiko is recognised in the contemporary art world also well respected with the graffiti and street art scene. Sk Her works has been exhibited at the Macro Future Rome Italy, Shanghai MOCA China,  Brooklyn Museum NY, PS1 MOMA NY as well as major museums and galleries in the US, Europe and Asia.