Nakamura completed his doctoral studies in Japanese painting at Tokyo University of the Arts in 2015 and graduate studies at Maryland Institute College of Art in the United States in 2020. Nakamura explores the contact and limitations in sound and communications between people. From his early Nihonga, he has alluded to the boundaries that separate the self from the other. This world reflects aspects of his quiet world as a hearing-impaired person. Since December 2012, Nakamura went through a cochlear implant in his right ear which has significantly altered his perception of speech, vision, and time. This has strongly influenced his current works in colour, space, and linguistic senses.