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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:

2017
Drawing Here, NADiff Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2016
Spores and Water Veins, URANO, Tokyo, Japan

2015
Yusuke Asai: Seeds of Imagination, Journey of Soil, The Hakone Open-Air Museum, Kanagawa, Japan

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:

2018
Contemporary Art of The 21st Century Exhibition of Taguchi Art Collection from Andy Warhol to Yoshitomo Nara, The Hiratsuka Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan

Echoes from the Past | Tokyo | Berlin | Kerava, Art and Museum Centre Sinkka, Kerava, Finland

PERMANENT Collection 4th term 2017, Permanent Collection Gallery1, Takamatsu Art Gallery, Kagawa, Japan

Takahashi Collection, Face and Abstraction, Kiyoharushirakaba Museum, Kiyoharu Art Colony, Yamanashi, Japan

2017
The Riddle of Art: Takahashi Collection” Shizuoka Prefectural Museum of Art, Shizuoka, Japan

LIFE: In Search of a Paradise, Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art & Design, Toyama, Japan

NOROSHI Signal Flare for our future, Art Museum & Library, Ota, Gunma, Japan

OpenART Biennale 2017, Örebro, Sweden

LIFE: In Search of a Paradise, Toyama Prefectural Museum of Art & Design, Toyama, Japan

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