Noriko Nakamura completed a Fine Art Foundation Diploma at Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, University of the Arts London, before receiving a Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) from the Victorian College of the Arts in 2012. Nakamura experiments with the transformational potential of materials in order to explore the relationship that exists between humans and the material world. She has presented solo exhibitions at West Space, Melbourne and TCB Art Inc., Melbourne. Her work has been exhibited at XYZ Collective, Tokyo; RM Gallery, Auckland; Dog Park Art Project Space, Christchurch; Murray White Room, Melbourne; National Gallery of Victoria Studio, Melbourne and Sutton Projects, Melbourne. She received an Australia Council ArtStart grant in 2012.