[ARATANIURANO]

Yusuke Asai

Japanese / English

1981
Born in Tokyo Japan
1999
Graduated from Ceramic art course, Kamiyabe High School, Kanagawa

[ Artist's Site ]

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013
"Nagasaki Art Project 2013 Nekko no Kakurenbo@Nagasaki", Hamanmachi shop street, Nagasaki, Japan
"Forest of tail @ mt factory tour", mt factory from Kamoi Kakoshi, Okayama, Japan
2012
"Countless Stories, Living Boldly, Repeat", ACAC Aomori, Japan
"Mori ni natta Hakusen@Koganei", KOGANEI ART SPOT chateau 2F, Tokyo, Japan
2011
"pagi-sore", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"BankART Life 3 Shin Minatomura - UNDER35 GALLERY", Shinko Pier, Kanagawa, Japan
"Nekko no Kakurenbo @ Musashino Place", Musashino Place, Tokyo, Japan
"Kusanomi", Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan
2010
"Botanical Feast", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"Shopping", Mitsubishi Jisho ARTIUM, Fukuoka, Japan
2009
"Gura Gura no Iwa", graf media gm, Osaka, Japan
2008
"Nobichijimisurutsuchi", Art Center Ongoing, Tokyo, Japan
2007
"Nekko no Kakurenbo", Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
"Shokubutsu no Jikan", Media Seven, Saitama, Japan
"Shisyu no Wappen – Nora Bijutsukan Keikaku", Totan Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006
"Oshimaidakara Egaiteiru", Polonium, Kanagawa, Japan
"Masking Plant in Kanda", Yamafusa Billding and the alley in Kanda-Suda-cyo, Tokyo, Japan
2005
"Okii Hon wo Tsukuru / KITANAKA OPEN! 2005", Polonium, Kanagawa, Japan
"Masking Plant in Polinium", Polonium, Kanagawa, Japan
2004
"Koko Sujitsu to Koko Sunen", BankART1929 Basya-michi-studio, Kanagawa, Japan
2003
"Shokubutsuga", MABUI Gallery, Kanagawa, Japan
2001
"Drawings", Suikatou , Tokyo, Japan

Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
"Setouchi Triennale 2013", Inujima, Okayama, Japan
"Kanagawa Prefectural Kamiyabe High School 30th Anniversary - Decorating the school route by white line", the school road of Kanagawa Prefectural Kamiyabe High School, Kanagawa, Japan
"AKASAKI WEDNESDAY POST OFFICE Opening Exhibition - News of the First year", TSUNAGI ART MUSEUM, Kumamoto, Japan
"TALKING CAFE 2013 Art x School - Koganei Artfull Action practice of Fiscal Year 2012- 2013 -", KOGANEI ART SPOT chateau 2F, Tokyo, Japan
"Ohara Contemporary", Ohara Museum of Art Annex/ Craft Art Gallery & Asiatic Art Gallery, Okayama, Japan
"Sofa so art", Bo Concept Minami Aoyama, 1F&B1F, Tokyo, Japan
"New Year's Party", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"Roppongi Art Night 2013", Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan
2012
"archi + anarchy II", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"Rokko Meets Art 2012", Rokkosan and its surrounding institutions, Hyo-go, Japnan
"Okazaki ART & JAZZ 2012", Various Places in Okazaki City, Aichi, Japan
"Open your eyes", Nagoya University of Arts Art & Design Center, Aichi, Japan
"MOT Collection Our Ninety Years: 1923 - 2013 LIFE GOES ON", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
"The 5th Kaii Higashiyama Commemorative Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize Exhibition", Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"Kaiyu-Bijutsukan", Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Japan
"Good Night for the World, Good Morning for Drawing", Midori Art Center, Aomori, Japan
"Primitive Sense Art Festival", Nagano, Japan
"Wall Art Festival", Sujata Village, Bihar, India
"RYUGU IS OVER", Ryugu Bijutu Ryokan, Kanagawa, Japan
"Azamino Contemporary vol.2 Viewpoints Drawing & Painting", Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan
2011
"MOT Collection -Special Exhibition | Yusuke Asai", Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
"TARO LOVE", Seibu Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
"ARTLINE KASHIWA", around Kashiwa station, Chiba, Japan
"MONBLANG YOUNG ARTIST PATRONAGE in Japan", MONTBLANC, Ginza, Tokyo, Japan
"BankART Life 3 Shin Minatomura – A Small City for the Future", Shinko Pier, Kanagawa, Japan
"Primitive Sense Art Exhibition of Lake Side", Nishimaru Shinya Memorial Hall and other places, Nagano, Japan
"CAFE in Mito 2011 – Kakawari no iroiro", Art Tower Mito, Contemporary Art Gallery, Ibaraki, Japan
"WATER, FIRE and EARTH", Contemporary Art Museum, Kumamoto, Japan
"Wall Art Festival", Sujata Village, Bihar, India
2010
"AICHI TRIENNALE 2010", Chojya-machi area, Naogoya, Aichi, Japan
"Primitive Sense Art Exhibition of Lake Side", Nishinaru Shinya Memorial Hall and other places, Nagano, Japan
"Small Paintings", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"New World", island, Kashiwa, Chiba, Japan
"Wall Art Festival", Sujata Village, Bihar, India
2009
"Jikan no Hana ten - Time Blossoms", Kogane Studio in Koganecho, Kanagawa, Japan
"Choujya-machi Project 2009", Choujya-machi area, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
"Osaka as a Water Metropolis Aqua Metropolis Osaka 2009", Bunkaza theater (Nakanoshima Park), Osaka, Japan
"City_net Asia 2009", Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
"The 4th Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale 2009 - LIVE AND LET LIVE", Fukuoka, Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
"Art every day!!", The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
"Wakuwaku Mixed-Bathing Apartment House", Beppu Contemporary Art Festival 2009, Oita, Japan
"VOCA 2009 – The Vision of Contemporary Art", Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
"UNLIMITED", @A+, Tokyo, Japan
2008
"Konohana Sakasemasyo", Osaka, Japan
"Multiple Worlds", ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan
"Hiroshima Art Project 2008– Brackish Water Area", BOAT PARK HIROSHIMA, Hiroshima, Japan
"Happiness in Everyday Life", Contemporary Art Gallery, Art Tower Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
"CAFÉ in Mito 2008", Mito, Ibaraki, Japan
"Akasaka Art Flower 2008", Old Akasaka Elementary School, Tokyo, Japan
"KITA!! Japanese Artists Meet Indonesia", Jogja National Museum, Indnesia
"Appetite and Contemporary Art Part 4", BankART1929 , Kanagawa, Japan
2007
"Open Hause - Sokabe’s house", Kanagawa, Japan
"SA・KURA・JIMA Project 2007" , Old Yamashita Inn, Kagoshima, Japan
"Uminonakamichi - Flower Picnic", Fukuoka, Japan
"Hiroshima Art Project 2007 – Former Naka Waste Incineration Plant Art Project", Yoshijima area, Hiroshima, Japan
"Hanayane・Landmark project 2", BankART Sakura-so, Kanagawa, Japan
2006
"TAP2006 Making Mischief – Toride Remix", Toride Old Togashira Sewage plant, Ibaraki, Japan
"Bath-House Theater", Naoshima, Kagawa, Japan
"Ongoing Vol.5", BankART NYK, Kanagawa, Japan
"Mikka Bozu no Nagai Mikkame / KITANAKA OPEN!! 2006", Polonium, Kanagawa, Japan
2004
"Kuki no E ten", BankART1929, Basha-michi, Kanagawa, Japan
2001
"Shibuya Art Cube", the closed school in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan
"Takatsuki Jazz Street", production of back stage, Osaka, Japan

Public projects (commission work, wall painting, workshop)

2013
"Shokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@Tsunagi", TSUNAGI ART MUSEUM, Kumamoto, Japan / Workshop
"Shokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@Koganei Civic Center", Koganei Civic Center, Tokyo, Japan / Workshop
2012
Osaka Psychiatric Medical Center, Osaka, Japan / Commission work
"Picnic Tree", Rokkosan, Hyo-go, Japan / Workshop
"Shokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@Minami elementary school", Minami elementary school, Tokyo, Japan / Workshop
"Shokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@Miyazaki", Miyazaki Prefectural Art Museum, Miyazaki, Japan / Workshop
2011
"Syokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@AIR006", AIRS006, Aomori, Japan / Workshop
"Houhoudo@Midori no Aruterio", Kawasaki Art Center, Kanagawa, Japan / Art designing of stage
"Yoyogi Park Hakusen Project", Yoyogi Park harajuku Gate Entrance, Tokyo, Japan / Workshop
"Hostel Zen Art Project", Kortobuki, Kanagawa, Japan / Commission work
"Discovering Arts in Yokohama vol.2 – Azamino Workshop Week", Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Kanagawa, Japan / Workshop
ABENO Q’s Mall, Osaka, Japan / Commition work
"Nekko no Mori wo Tsukuru", Museum of Contemporary Art,Tokyo, Japan / Workshop
"Syokubutsu ni Natta Hakusen@Koganei", Koganei Artfull Action,Tokyo, Japan / Workshop
2010
Sendai Machinaka Art, Miyagim Japan / Workshop
Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, workshop, Kanagawa, Japan / Workshop
2009
Roppongi Farm, Tokyo, Japan / Commission work
2008
Creating 180m white line on the street, Nippa, Kanagawa, Japan / Workshop
The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma / Workshop
2007
Masking project, haretara sora ni mame maite in Daikanyama, Tokyo / Commission work
Masking project, Mr. Masashi Sokabe’s house Yokohama / Commission work
2006
Renovation and wall painting of a stair hall, Kanda-Yamafusa building, Kanda, Japan/ Commission work

Awards

2012
The 5th Kaii Higashiyama Commemorative Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize
2009
Ohara Museum of Art Award, Exhibition of VOCA 2009, Tokyo, Japan

Collection

Ohara Museum, Okayama, Japan
Fukuoka Asian Art Museum, Fukuoka, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art,Tokyo, Japan
Contemporary Art Museum Kumamoto, Kumamoto, Japan
The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan
MONBLANC, Tokyo, Japan
"Son of the Earth", 2010, pen, ink, acrylic, water-based spray, varnish on paper, image : h.109 × w.79 cm  framed : h.120 x w.90 cm x d.4 cm

"Son of the Earth", 2010, pen, ink, acrylic, water-based spray, varnish on paper, image : h.109 × w.79 cm framed : h.120 x w.90 cm x d.4 cm

"Countless Stories, Living Boldly, Repeat", exhibition view, ACAC Aomori, 2012, photo:Tadasu Yamamoto, Coutesy of Aomori Contemporary Art Centre(ACAC),Aomori Pubulic College

"Countless Stories, Living Boldly, Repeat", exhibition view, ACAC Aomori, 2012, photo:Tadasu Yamamoto, Coutesy of Aomori Contemporary Art Centre(ACAC),Aomori Pubulic College

"Listen to the Voices of Yesterday Like the Voices of Ancient Times", Former site of a stonecutter's house, , exhibition view of

"Listen to the Voices of Yesterday Like the Voices of Ancient Times", Former site of a stonecutter's house, , exhibition view of "Setouchi Triennale 2013" in Inujima, 2013, Photo: Takashi Homma