Chie was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She majored in Fine Arts at Tokyo Metropolitan Art and Music High School and studied film at Nihon University College of Arts.
She graduated from School of Visual Arts, New York in 2004.
Since then, she has been working on book covers & interiors in New York.
She loves animals (dogs and pigs in particular), traveling, issey miyake bags, central park, and good banana cream pies.