Shoko Taruma was born in Hiroshima, Japan in 1991. She received her master degree at Kyoto City University of Arts in 2016. In 2015, Shoko had her first solo exhibition at Arton Art Gallery, Kyoto. As a full-time artist, she now also lectures urushi lacquering at Kyoto City University of Arts.
Taruma’s works are exhibited in Japan and overseas, namely The Museum of Kyoto in Kyoto, Japan, The Muse Gallery and Posk Gallery in London, UK, Kunsthalle Rostock in Rostock, Germany, Gangneung Museum of Art in Seoul, Korea and The Gallery by SOIL, Hong Kong.