Ayumi Tanaka is a Japanese-born artist, living and working in New York City. She received a BFA from Osaka University of Arts in Japan in 2002, and studied at International Center of Photography in 2010. She has been working on reminiscences of fairytales composed of three-dimensional mixed media and photography. Her work has been presented internationally at exhibitions including Pictura Gallery in Bloomington IN, ITEZA Sculpture Gallery, Kyoto in Japan, Pingyao International Photography Festival 2010 in China, at the Dumbo Arts Festival 2011 in NY, and at 25 CPW Red Roots Gallery in NY. She has been invited to show her latest work at LOOK3 festival of the Photographs 2012 in Charlottesville VA. She was awarded International Center of Photography Director Fellowship in 2010.