Though a creative works, she seeks ambivalent relations of the body, flesh of desire and sorrow, in a same time shrine of soul, and the spirit. Also, she wishes to contain instantaneousness of mixture of time and energy into her art works eternally. To her artworks, she repeatedly uses the red camellia, shed pollen even a bloom fell to a ground that gives her
impression of obsession to the life. The red camellia is her symbols of death and regeneration, light and darkness, anima and animus, real world and another world.
Naoko Ogasawara has born 1963 at Tokyo. After graduate university as economic major, she started her career as a graphic designer and advertising planner. From 1993, she studied at Corcoran college of Art, Washington, D.C. majoring fine art. Restart her painting activities from 2009. Based on Kobe, Japan.