Claudia Kogachi was born in Awaji-shima, Japan in 1995. She graduated from the University of Auckland's Elam School of Fine Arts with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2018. In 2019, she won the New Zealand Painting and Printmaking Award. Recent exhibitions include: New Artists Show 2020, Artspace Aotearoa, Tāmaki Makaurau Auckland; Obaachan during the lockdown, Wahiawā, Hawaiʻi, Te Tuhi, Tāmaki Makaurau; Everyone Has a Horse Phase, Sanderson Contemporary, Tāmaki Makaurau; and Uncle Gagi, play_station, Te Whanganui-a-Tara Wellington (all 2020).
Text courtesy Jhana Millers.