Takane Ezoe was born near Tokyo, in a coastal city most famous in the art world for Hokusai’s block prints. Takane graduated from University in Tokyo where she studied History of Art and Performing Arts. She later perfected her painting technique in Florence, and subsequently practiced set design in Milan. She is now living and working between Milan and Tokyo. She has been exhibiting her works in museums in Italy and all over the world. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her art works. She also works as a profesional actress in theater and cinema. Her design work also includes architecture and other design projects.