Sleepless Kao, artist-in-motion, graduated from art school in Tokyo, traveled to live and work in San Francisco, Hong Kong, and now Vancouver. She creates her own world of eccentric creatures and personalities which bloom into the void: gigantic space dotted with tiny, intimate kinships and spirits bumping into one another, narrating signs of life across a dreamt universe.
Her works have been exhibited at gallery 1 (Japan), Giant Robot, Little Otsu and SOMARTS (San Francisco), Compound Gallery (Portland) and the site of Helen Pitt Gallery (Vancouver).
In ‘07, Kao was invited to accompany the screening of her new animated short "Duet" at San Francisco's Asian American Film Festival and AAIFF (NY).
Kao graduated from art school in Tokyo specializing in fashion Illustration. She was trained at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (Canada), learning new media design, web development.
Teaching New Media use Mac computer at Art School to age 16 -19 yrs.
In ’14 she became an editor of The Bulletin Magazine. She's also making a children’s book for Simply Read Books.