Kei Nakamura was born in 1976 in Takorozowa, Japan.
He studied ceramic and porcelain art at the Arita Yogyo College of Ceramics in Japan up to 1997, when he obtained his degree.
After his study he moved to Italy to have some experiences in sculpturing stone. He attended a course of stone carving at Serre di Rapolano near Siena, a place famous for its travertine quarries. In 1999 he moved to Carrara, Italy, to study at the “Accademia di Belle Arti” where in 2004 he graduated with honours. Kei Nakamura has taken part in several personal and group exhibitions in Italy and other countries and won several international prizes for his work.