katsutoshi yuasa woodcut works


Katsutoshi Yuasa
30/06 1978 Born in Tokyo, Japan
Currently Lives and works in Tokyo, Japan

EDUCATION
2003-2005 Royal College of Art, London GB (MA Fine Art, Printmaking)
1998-2002 Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP (BA Fine Art, Painting and Printmaking)

TEACHING
2014-2016 Instructor at MI-LAB, Lake Kawaguchi JP
2011-2014 Lecturer at Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

RESIDENCIES
2016 CHHAAP, Vadodara IN
2015 Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier (AGA), Amsterdam NL
2014 FLACC, Genk BE
2013 Kloster Bentlage, Rheine DE
2012 Pro Artibus, Tammisaari FI
2011 The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen DK
2009 Baer Art Center, Hofsos IS
2008-2009 Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris FR
2008 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley US
2006 Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam NL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
18/03-23/04 MEMORY OF THE PAST AND PRESENT/ Ying Gallery, Beijing CH

2016
02/04-30/04 Colours/Numbers/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP

2015
15/10-20/02 2016 ALL IS VANITY/ Artify Gallery, Hong Kong CH
14/08-19/09 Illuminate: Woodcuts by Katsutoshi Yuasa/ Lawrence Art Center, Kansas US
09/05-16/08 Light Itself/ Galerie der Stadt Backnang, Backnang DE
04/04-04/25 Tristes Tropiques/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP

2014
08/11-07/12 A Throw of the Dice Never Abolish Chance/ POLARIS The Art Stage, Kanagawa JP
11/07-09/08 Grey Scales/ ASPN Gallery, Leipzig DE
01/07-20/08 Katsutoshi Yuasa "Summer Special Exhibition"/ Art Front Gallery, Tokyo JP
25/05-06/07 Bentlager Sonnenalle/ Kloster Bentlage, Rheine DE

2013
09/11-30/11 Wealthier corners of the world/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
01/09-15/09 Perfect Sunday/ Kloster Bentlage, Rheine DE
06/05-17/07 Listen, Nature Is Full Of Songs And Truth/ SAXONY retail stores, Melbourne and Sydney AU
06/02-20/03 Flux: The Contemporary Woodcut by Katsutoshi Yuasa/ Artify Gallery, Hong Kong CH
12/01-09/02 Negative Capability/ ASPN, Leipzig DE

2012
09/11-04/01 2013 Miraculous/ ISE Cultural Foundation, New York US
21/09-23/09 Open Studio/ Pro Artibus, Tammisaari FI
14/09-13/10 Beyond Assumption/ INTHEGALLERY, Copenhagen DK
01/04-27/05 The landscape behind words/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP

2011
01/04-27/05 The Imaginary/ Corn Exchange Gallery, Edinburgh GB
12/03-16/04 Mythologies/ ASPN Gallery, Leipzig DE

2009
20/10 Open Atelier #8109/ Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris FR
08/06-14/06 Solo Projects at TAG Fine Arts/ SCOPE Basel, Basel CH
23/05-04/07 Natural Incidents/ Edinburgh Printmakers Gallery, Edinburgh GB
02/03-26/03 Woodcuts : Depth of monochrome/ INAX Gallery, Tokyo JP
21/01-19/03 Echoes through nature/ Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London GB
17/01-28/02 Shots of Immanence/ ASPN Galerie, Leipzig DE

2008
09/02-30/03 Woodcuts/ The Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amstelveen NL

2007
23/06-28/08 The World Is Overflowing With Light/ CIBONE Gallery, Tokyo JP

2006
09/09-14/10 Floating World/ ASPN Galerie, Leipzig DE
11/05-22/06 Contrasts/ Corn Exchange Gallery, Edinburgh GB
02/03-18/03 Impure Reflections/ Perlberg Contemporary Art, New York US

2004
03/07-19/07 The Beginning of a Story/ Galley ES, Fukuoka JP

2002
17/02-24/02 Infinite Space in Yanaka 's House/ Yanaka's House, Tokyo JP
10/12-15/12 Last Paradise / Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

2000
11/02-16/12 Flat Time/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP
03/05-07/05 katsutoshi yuasa exhibition2000/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
17/03-14/01 2018 Karin Sander: ZEIGEN. Eine Audiotour durch die Sammlung der GfZK Leipzig/ Galerie Zeitgen?ssische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig DE
04/03-18/03 THE FOOLS/ YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
30/01-11/02 Core of Printmaking 1/ Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo JP

2016
20/11-10/12 2nd Japanese Printmakers Exhibition 2016/ Shanghai Peninsula Art Museum, Shanghai CH
17/11-27/11 The ING Discerning Eye Exhibition/ Mall Galeries, London GB
06/10-31/12 20 Coastal Stations/ Sogn og Fjordane Kunstmuseum, Forde NO
04/10-15/10 Fragile Story - Travelling Exhibition of 10 Mokuhanga Artists/ Victorian College of Art, University of Melbourne, Melbourne AU
07/09-23/01 Surface Cutting - A series of Exhibition from Art Sales at the Royal Academy/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
25/08-14/10 International Exhibition of Contemporary Print UOG 2016/ ISLA Center for the Arts, Guam US
09/06-23/07 Carving the Floating World/ MICHEKO GALERIE, Munich DE
12/05-18/06 ESTAMPES+ Estampes Contemporain selon Akane KIRIMURA/ Galerie Grand E?terna, Pairs FR
2015
04/12-13/12 The Arctic Circle/ CfSHE Gallery, Tokyo JP
04/10-15/11 Arbeid: Thomas Raat / Kevin Rodgers / Stephanie Syjuco / Katsutoshi Yuasa/ NETWERK/Centre for Contemporary Art, Aalst BE
22/09-03/10 Flowing World: Contemporary Japanese Woodcut prints/ Museum of China Academy of Art, Hangzhou CH
08/06-16/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2015/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
15/05-15/07 The 5th China-Guanlan International Print Biennial/ China Printmaking Museum, Guanlan CH

2014
08/11-22/11 The Fools = The Great Artists/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
11/10-30/11 The 9th Kochi International Triennial Exhibition of Prints/ Ino-cho paper Museum, Kochi JP
06/09-31/10 Suspended Temporality/ C-mine cultuurcentrum, Genk BE
09/06-17/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2014/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
21/06-15/09 What is Print? - Beyond the Border/ Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Chiba JP
09/05-30/05 One Stratum of Contemplation: To What Does Each Artist Cleave?/ REIJINSHA GALLERY, Tokyo JP
01/03-25/05 Fascinating Japanese Woodcut Prints/ Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama JP
06/02-05/04 Approaching Zero - At the Frontier of Contemporary Printmaking/ Kala Art Gallery, Berkeley US

2013
12/10-26/10 ReSTART Group Exhibition/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
12/10-23/11 Under the Greenwood: Picturing British Trees - Present/ St Barbe Museum, Lymington GB
19/07-31/07 Tokyo Mokuhan Club/ CfSHE ANNEX gallery, Tokyo JP
13/07-22/07 Esperanto/ Bunkamura Box Gallery, Tokyo JP
10/06-18/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2013/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
09/06-13/10 Schone Landschaft - Bedrohte Natur/ Kunsthalle Osnabruck, Osnabruck DE
09/04-28/04 Breeze/ MOKSPACE, London GB

2012
21/12-28/12 UTSUSU/ florist-gallery N, Aichi JP
18/12-24/12 UTSUSU/ Aichi Arts Center Gallery, Aichi JP
17/12-22/12 awagami printing art exhibition / Bumpodo Gallery, Tokyo JP
06/10-19/10 Digital Aesthetic3/ PR1 Gallery, University of Central Lancashire, Lancashire GB
27/09-04/11 Statement/ Kloster Bentlage, Rheine DE
04/06-12/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2012/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
17/03-02/04 Opening exhibition/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
20/01-June 2013 East Wing X/ The Courtauld Institute of Art, London GB

2011
17/09-19/11 International Print Biennale 2011/ Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle Upon Tyne GB
07/06-15/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2011/ Royal Academy of Art, London GB
12/04 Open Workshop/ The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen DK

2010
08/07-27/07 back to the future/ Hollander York Gallery, Toronto CA
10/06-22/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2010/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
08/03-16/04 PRINTMAKING: A Contemporary Perspective/ Black Dog Space, London GB

2009
26/11-16/01 Manderley/ John Jones Project Space, London GB
10/09-09/11 Allotment/ The Street Gallery, University College Hospital, London GB
28/08-27/11 Evolution of Print: Artist of Kala/ Oakland Museum at the Oakland International Airport, Oakland US
29/07 Open House/ Baer Art Center, Hofsos IS
08/06-16/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2009/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
14/04-09/05 Beyond the Line/ Gaain Gallery, Seoul KR

2008
21/11-03/01 Christmas Group Show/ TAG Fine Arts, London GB
16/10-26/10 10/ Royal College of Art, London GB
05/10-01/11 FARIAASJES/VARIATIONS/VARIATIES/ Eewal 78, Leeuwarden NL
05/09-27/10 Stop Press : 4 Artists/ The Biscuit Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne GB
24/08-30/08 Residency Projects, Part 3/ Kala Art Institute, Berkeley US
10/02-16/03 Schemer/ Galerie 37 Spaarnestad, Haarlem NL

2007
13/12-02/02 KALA ARTISTS ANNUAL FRESH WORK/ Kala Gallery, Berkeley US
11/06-19/08 SUMMER EXHIBITION 2007/ Royal Academy of Arts, London GB
17/05-27/05 CREEKSIDE OPEN X2 Exhibition Selected by Victoria Miro/ APT Gallery, London GB
01/04-06/05 LAAG/ Galerie 37 Spaarnestad, Haarlem NL
22/03-28/03 Esquire Digital Photograph Awards 06-07/ Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo JP
01/02-23/02 Sea Change/ Mark Jason Gallery, London GB

2006
25/11-26/11 Open Ateliers 2006/ Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam NL
17/11-26/11 RCA SECRET/ Royal College of Art, London GB
07/09-29/09 Natural Wonders/ Mark Jason Gallery, London GB

2005
11/11-29/01 hotspots/ Sammlung Essl, Vienna AT
17/10-09/12 Davis Langdon Award 2005/ Davis Langdon, London GB
26/09-04/11 Postgraduate Printmaking in London 2005/Clifford Chance LLP, London GB
26/05-05/06 The Show 2005/ Royal College of Art, London GB
15/02-26/02 Originals 05/ Mall Gallery, London GB
15/02-19/02 Show by 4 Japanese students/ Hockney Gallery at Royal College of Art, London GB
04/02-06/02 2nd year itch/ Cafe gallery, London GB

2004
19/11-25/11 RCA Secret/ Royal College of Art , London GB
24/04-01/05 Interim Show/ Royal College of Art, London GB
10/02-07/03 Toyota Exhibition 04/ Toyota Municipal Museum of Art, Aichi JP
15/01-27/01 WE ARE all a bit Different/ The Chambers Gallery, London GB

2002
25/01-29/01 Graduation works exhibition/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

2001
01/12-20/12 The 26th Annual Exhibition of The Association of Japanese Art College/ Machida City Museum of Printing, Tokyo JP
02/10-14/10 Kajitsu (Past Summer)/ Gallery Pirka, Tokyo JP
20/07-02/09 The Gunma Biennale for young artists/ The museum of Modern Art, Gunma JP

2000
24/04-28/04 2000 exhibition/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP
05/04-09/04 Invisible Exhibition 2000/ Parthenon Tama and Tama Central Park, Tokyo JP

1999
07/05-13/05 Quadruplets exhibition 1999/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

1998
31/10-03/11 Quadruplets exhibition 1998/ Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP

CURATORIAL EXHIBITIONS
2014
06/02-10/02 HANGA? It is to carve a wood board which we did at the time of the primary school, isn't it?/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP
2012
05/07-08/07 PRINTED MATTER IS A MATTER/ Gallery YUKI-SIS, Tokyo JP

ART FAIRS
THE LONODN ART FAIR ISLINGTON
THE LONDON ORIGINAL PRINT FAIR
THE AAF LONDON
THE AAF AMSTERDAM
THE AAF NEW YORK
20/21 ART FAIR LONDON
GLASGOW ART FAIR
PREVIEW BERLIN
PRINTBASEL
PULSE NEW YORK
VOLTA BASEL
VOLTA New York
SCOPE BASEL
ART CHICAGO
ART COLOGNE
Multiplied Contemporary Editions Fair at Christie's

BOOKS & CATALOGUES
2011 ROYAL ACADEMY ILLUSTRATED 2011, Royal Academy Publications
2011 The Imaginary, Corn Exchange Gallery and Navy Blue
2010 ROYAL ACADEMY ILLUSTRATED 2010, Royal Academy Publications
2010 PRINTMAKING: A CONTEMPORARY PERSPECTIVE by Paul Coldwell, black dog publishing
2006 Contrasts, Corn Exchange Gallery and Navy Blue

ARTICLES & REVIEWS
2012 ARTE FUSE "The Miracle of woodcuts by Yuasa" by Oscar A Laluyan, US
2012 Art21: Ink/ "On Perception: Katsutoshi Yuasa's Woodcuts" by Sarah Kirk Hanley, US
2009 Ham&High (Newspaper) "Contemplations of world around us" by Alison Oldham, GB
2008 SO-EN (Magazine) "Newcomer's File 2009", JP
2007 Bijutsu-Techo (Magazine) "GAG Vol.29" by Hibiki Tsuge, JP
2007 Esquire Japan (Magazine) "Esquire Digital Photograph Award 06-07" by Shigeo Goto, JP
2007 art on paper (Magazine) "exhibition reviews" by Amanda Coulson, US
2006 Royal College of Art website (Internet) "The Woodcutter's Art", GB

LECTURES & WORKSHOPS
04.2011 The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen DK
12.2010 Workshop with AA School students in Tokyo JP
05.2009 Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh GB
03.2009 Slade Art School, London GB
02.2009 Daiwa Foundation Japan House, London GB
06.2007 Musashino Art University, Tokyo JP
11.2004 Royal College of Art, London GB

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS
2011 Northern Print Award
2011 Towry Print Prize in the Summer Exhibition 2011
2007 Musashino Art University Paris Award
2007 Esquire Digital Photograph Awards 06-07, Won Judge's Award
2006 The Nomura Cultural Foundation Fellowship
2005 Calyon Art Award
2005 Clifford Chance Purchase Prize
2005 Davis Langdon Award
2004-2005 Royal College of Art Fine Art Bursary
2001 The 6th Gunma Biennale Award
1998-2002 Musashino Art University Scholarship

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Bouwfonds, NL
Cleveland Museum of Art, US
Calyon corporate and investment bank, GB
Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle GB
Clifford Chance LLP, GB
Musashino Art University, JP
Museum der bildenden Kunste Leipzig, DE
Royal College of Art, GB
Victoria & Albert Museum, GB