Tokiko Himeno was born on 2 April 1954. After an injury to the cervical spine, she is paralysed in all four limbs, and also has a functional disorder of the torso. In 2003, Tokiko Himeno became aware of mouth painting, and since then has continued to teach herself art. The artist has presented her work at diverse exhibitions, including in the art museum in Kitakyushu, or at the "Izutsuya" centre. She has also been awarded prizes for her artistic ability.
Date of birth: 02.04.1954
Scholarship holder since: 01.03.2013