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Yusuke Asai



Yusuke Asai

b. 1981, Tokyo, Japan



Education:

Graduated from Ceramic art course, Kamiyabe High School, Kanagawa,

Japan



Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2016

Seeds of Imagination, Journeys of Soil, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

#3 Yusuke Asai, WHITE liquid ink / BLACK chalk line, Konya2023 1F, Fukuoka, Japan

gallery in gallery series #01 ARATANIURANO, Konya-Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan

Takashimaya Culture Foundation 25th anniversary, TAKASHIMAYA Nihonbashi store 6F X Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Collection Theme Exhibition 40,

10 Years of Ohara Museum of Art Prize of Exhibition VOCA, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

Spores and Water Veins, URANO, Tokyo, Japan



2015

No. 3 Yusuke ASAI, WHITE liquid ink / BLACK chalk line, konya-gallery, Fukuoka, Japan



2014

Creating Here, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

yamatane, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, USA

Yusuke Asai x ISETAN, Isetan Shinjuku Store Main Building 2F

GLOBAL CLOSET ART GALLERY, Tokyo, Japan



2013

Nagasaki Art Project 2013 Nekko no Kakurenbo at Nagasaki,

Hamanmachi shop street, Nagasaki, Japan

Forest of tail at mt factory tour, mt factory from Kamoi Kakoshi, Okayama, Japan



2012

Countless Stories, Living Boldly, Repeat, ACAC Aomori, Japan

Mori ni natta Hakusen at 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 at 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, Kanda-Suda-cho,

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



Group Exhibitions:

2016

Setouchi Triennale2016, Inujima island, Okayama, Japan

Collection Theme Exhibition 40, 10 Years of Ohara Museum of Art Prize of Exhibition VOCA, Ohara Museum of Art, Okayama, Japan

Horizon that appears out of the sleepy woods, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK

All Living Things, Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum, Shizuoka, Japan

SETOUCHI ART, Isetan Shinjuku Main Store, Isetan Shinjuku Main Store, Tokyo, Japan

Aomori EARTH2016, ROOTS & ROUTES, Aomori Museum of Art Special Exhibit Gallery

Horizon that appears out of the sleepy woods, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK

Setouchi Triennale 2016, nujima, Megijima and the other islands in Seto Island Sea, Japan

Permanent Collection Exhibition, Takamatsu Art Museum, Kagawa, Japan

Gurutto Tenbo, Gendai Art Nyumon-Takahashi Collection, Art Core Museum Kanaz Forest of Creation, Fukui, Japan

Shioiri tower program 2016 OTONONE,Shioiri tower,Tokyo, Japan



2015

Constellations: Practices for Unseen Connections/ Discoveries, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan

Echigo-Tsumari Art Field, Tokamachi City, Niigata, Japan

TURN, From Lan to See, Joint Exhibit by Art Brut Museums,Tomonotsu Museum, Hiroshima, Japan / Hajimari Art Center, Fukushima, Japan / Warakoh Museum, Kochi, Japan

gallery in gallery series No. 01 ARATANIURANO

konya-gallery, Fukuoka, Japan

Mountain of Seaglass, modelroom, Tokyo, Japan

TAKAHASHI COLLECTION: Mirror Neuron, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

Tobiu Art Festival 2015, Tobiu Art Community, Hokkaido, Japan

the 7th Kaii Higashiyama Commemorative Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize Exhibition, The Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan

BEPPU PROJECT 2015, Roof top of Tokiwa Department store, Oita, Japan



2014

Twentieth Anniversary Special MOT Collection, Chronicle 1995, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

TURN, From Lan to See, Joint Exhibit by Art Brut Museums, MIZUNOKI MUSEUM of ART, Kyoto, Japan

Rokko Meets Art 2014, Rokkosan and its surrounding institutions, Hyo-go, Japan SHINANO Primitive Sense Art Festival 2014 - Dialogue by the Water Spirits,

Nishimaru Shinya Memorial Hall, Kizaki Lake Side, Omachi City, Nagano, Japan Bank ART Life IV Dreams of East Asia, BankART Studio NYK, Kanagawa, Japan

Ohara Contemporary at Musabi, Musashino Art University Museum & Library, Tokyo, Japan

earthquake reconstruction support Cheers for Tomorrow, Takashimaya NihombashiStore, Entrance Hall, Tokyo, Japan/Takashimaya Kyoto Store, Kyoto, Japan/Dayeh Takashimaya,Taipei,

Taiwan/Tamagawa Takashimaya S・C, Tokyo, Japan

Wall Art Festival 2014, Ganjad Village in Maharashtra, India

500m Museum Vol.10 500 meters Project 001 Re:Okutteitadakemasenka?, Sapporo Odori 500m Underground Walkway Gallery, Hokkaido, Japan



2013

Setouchi Triennale 2013, Inujima, Okayama, Japan

Generating Visuals -Inspiring Circuits,

Takuro Someya Contemporary ART Kashiwa, Chiba, 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 Years Party, ARATANIURANO, Tokyo, Japan

Roppongi Art Night 2013, Roppongi, Tokyo, Japan



2012

archi and 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, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan

Primitive Sense Art Exhibition of Lake Side, Nishimaru 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

JikannoHanaten-TimeBlossoms, Kogane Studio in Koganecho, Kanagawa, Japan

Choujya-machi Project 2009, Chojya-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 at A+, Minamisenju, Tokyo, Japan



2008

Konohana Sakasemasyo, Konohana Area, 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

CAFE in Mito 2008, Mito, Ibaraki, Japan

Akasaka Art Flower 2008, Old Akasaka Elementary School, Tokyo, Japan

KITA!! Japanese Artists Meet Indonesia, Jogja National Museum, Indonesia Appetite and Contemporary Art Part 4, BankART1929, Kanazawa, Japan



2007

Open House - Sokabes house, Kanazawa, Japan

SA・KURA・JIMA Project 2007, Old Yamashita Inn, Kagoshima, Japan Uminonakamichi - Flower Picnic, Uminonakamichi Seaside Park, Fukuoka, Japan

Hiroshima Art Project 2007 - Former Naka Waste Incineration Plant Art

Project, Yoshijima area, Hiroshima, Japan

Hanayane・Landmark project 2, BankART Sakura-so, Kanazawa, 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, Kanazawa, Japan



2005

Mikka Bozu no Nagai Mikkame / KITANAKA OPEN!! 2006, Polonium, Yokohama, Japan



2004

Kuki no E ten, BankART1929, Basha-michi, Kanazawa, Japan



2001

Shibuya Art Cube, the closed school in Shibuya,Tokyo, Japan

Takatsuki Jazz Street, production of back stage, Osaka, Japan



Awards:

2015

Shortlisted for the 7th Kaii Higashiyama Commemorative Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize



2014

Takashimaya Art Award



2012

Shortlisted for the 5th Kaii Higashiyama Commemorative Nikkei Nihonga Grand Prize

The Future Prize of Kanagawa Cultural Award, Kanagawa, Japan



2009

Ohara Museum of Art Award, Exhibition of VOCA 2009, Tokyo, Japan



Public Collections:

Takahashi Collection

Daisuke Miyatsu 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

TSUNAGI ART MUSEUM, Kumamoto, Japan

MONBLANC, Tokyo, Japan