Sakiko Nomura graduated from the Department of Photography and Imaging Arts of Kyushu Sangyo University. She has been Nobuyoshi Araki’s disciple since 1991. In 1997, Nomura participated in exhibition “The Desire & The Void”, a touring exhibition held at Kunstahlle in Vienna, Austria, Arken Museum of Modern Art in Copenhagen, Denmark and Kunsthalle zu Kiel in Kiel, Germany. Other featured artists in the exhibition include Nobuyoshi Araki, Hiroshi Sugimoto and Miyako Ishiuchi. In 2013, she was awarded the New Figure Encouragement Prize presented by Photo City Sagamihara. Nomura has published monographs including Another Black Darkness (Akio Nagasawa Publishing, 2016); Nude/A Room/Flowers (Match and Company, 2012); Kuroyami / Black Darkness (Akio Nagasawa Publishing, 2008); Ai No Jikan | Time of Love (Senkosha, 2000) and Hadaka no jikan (Heibonsha, 1997).
Nomura now lives and works in Tokyo, Japan.