Seiko Kato

Japanese artist Seiko Kato creates collages of minute detail on an impressive scale. She studied illustration at the University of Brighton, and now calls the unique creative city of Brighton her home. An avid collector of found objects and ephemera, in particular finding inspiration in Victorian encyclopeadia and medical illustrations.

Her work shows a fascination in the macabre and surreal, mixing with playful elements and exploring life and death. Seiko's work also crosses over into packaging and other surface design, such as furniture, textiles and ceramics. Clients include Urban Outfitters and Capitol Records; with exhibitions in Berlin, London, Brighton, Japan and Paris.