1984 Born in Asuka, Nara Prefecture
2004 Entered Department of Photography, Osaka University of Arts
2006 Started taking photos in Bali
After visiting various Asian countries as a student, Maki Shimada became fascinated with the people of those countries and the way in which religion and culture intersect in their daily lives.
2008 Traveled to Bali to work as a wedding photographer
2011 After returning to Japan, moved to Tokyo and started mainly focusing on portrait photography
She frequently visits Bali to conduct photoshoots to this day.
2008 MAR 無想 -Bali- / Roonee 247 photography, Tokyo
2012 MAY 麗 -Kingdom of Cambodia / New Osaka Hotel 心斎橋, Osaka
2018 JUNE DAY AFTER DAY -神、人、人、人- / Canon gallery Ginza, Tokyo
2018 JULY DAY AFTER DAY -神、人、人、人- / Canon gallery Nagoya, Aichi
2019 FEB 明日香の匠展 / Nara Prefecture Complex of Man'yo Culture, Nara
2019 MAR 年輕藝術家交流展 / 水色藝術工坊, Tainan,Taiwan
2020 FEB 明日香の匠展 / Nara Prefecture Complex of Man'yo Culture, Nara