Yasuko

Wedding

Wedding

Yasuko - Wedding - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Mirror Mirror

Mirror Mirror

Yasuko - Mirror Mirror- archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Minority

Minority

Yasuko - Minority - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Wash Your Hands

Wash Your Hands

Yasuko - Wash Your Hands - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Kawaii

Kawaii

Yasuko - Kawaii - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Cleaning

Cleaning

Yasuko - Cleaning - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Castle

Castle

Yasuko - Castle - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Apple

Apple

Yasuko - Apple - archival pigment print, 23"x36" - edition 2/10

Born in Osaka, Japan. Moved to the United States, living in Boston, Massachusetts from 1977 through 1998.
Relocated to California in 1998. American.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2010 Snow White Revisited 2008 – Arin Contemporary Art, Laguna Beach, CA
2009 West Africa: From Sub Sahara to Goree Island – Orange Coast College Fine Arts Photo Gallery, Costa Mesa, CA
2003 Unspoken Words – Art Gallery, Concordia University, Irvine, CA
1998 Recent Paint ings – Dean’s Gallery, M.I.T Sloan School of Management – Cambridge, MA
1997 Recent Paint ings – Weston Public Library, Weston, MA
1997 New Paint ings by Yasuko – Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston, MA
1994 Recent Works by Yasuko – Arthur B. Mazmanian Gallery, Framingham State College, Framingham, MA

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2010 OsCene 2010: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC – Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2008 100% Other: Art ists and Psycho-Demographic Transit ions – 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
2005 American Gothic – Gallery C, Hermosa Beach, CA
1997 Nat ional Compet it ion – Curated by Milena Kalinovska, ICA Director, Provincetown Art Association & Museum, Provincetown, MA
1997 Alone Together – New Art Center, Newton, MA
1996 Dif ferent Visions of Unity – Art Gallery, New England School of Art and Design, Boston, MA
1994 The Studio Show – Group Exhibition, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
1994 Woman – Grossman Gallery, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1994 Stockton Nat ional Print and Drawing Exhibit ion – The Haggin Museum, Stockton, CA
1994 Visual Voices / The Female – Art Gallery, The University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
1993 South End Connect s II – Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
1992 Living in America – Cambridge Multi-Cultural Center, Cambridge, MA
1991 Asian Women as Art ists – Chinese Cultural Institute, Boston, MA
1991 Transformat ion of Tradit ion – Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
1987 – 1989 Japanese Craft in New England – Group Traveling Exhibitions
- Brattleboro Museum, VT
- Worcester Center for Crafts, MA
- Museum of Fine Arts, Springfield, MA
- Museum of Rhode Island School of Design, RI
- Bates College Museum of Art, Lewiston, ME
1988 Today’s Art isan: The Art of Craft – Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
1988 Group Exhibit ion for Asian American Foundat ion – Marriott Hotel, Denver, CA
1985 The Way of Tea: American Art for the Japanese Tea Ceremony – The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury, MA
1984 Joint Exhibit ion – Art Center Gallery, Endicott College, Beverly, MA
1984 Joint Exhibit ion – Wessel Library, Tufts University, Medford, MA
1984 Joint Exhibit ion – Thayer Gallery, Thayer Academy, Braintree, MA
1984 Silk and Clay – Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA
1979 Group Exhibit ion – The Maker’s Gallery, New York
1978 Group Exhibit ion – Art Latitude Gallery, New York

 

EDUCATION
2007 – Present Orange Coast College – Costa Mesa, CA, Coursework in Photography
2006 – 2007 Saddleback College – Mission Viejo, CA, Coursework in Photography
1991 School at the Museum of Fine Arts – Boston, MA, Coursework in Figure Drawing
1991 Massachusetts College of Art – Boston, MA, Coursework in Abstract Painting
1978 Harvard University – Boston, MA, Coursework in Art History
1967 – 1968 Apprentice at Studio Rumiyu – Kyoto, Japan under the Handa Sisters, Gained experience in roketsu-zome (wax resistant dyeing)
1963 – 1967 International Design School – Kyoto, Japan, (Now Kyoto Interactive School of Art), Major in Textile Design
1964 – 1965 International Design Institute – Kyoto, Japan, Coursework in Painting and Drawing
1963 – 1964 Ms. Fumiko Nakatsu – Kyoto, Japan, Private Study in Painting and Drawing

 

PUBLICITY
2010 Orange County Register – Review of Exhibition, OsCene: Contemporary Art and Culture in Orange County, by Richard Chang
Riviera – Review of Exhibition OsCene 2010: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC by Daniela Walsh, February 2010
Art Scene (Visual Art Source) – Review of Solo Exhibition, Snow White Revisited 2008 by Daniella Walsh, January 2010
Greer’s OC – Article for Solo Exhibition, Snow White Revisited 2008, January 2010
2009 Coast Magazine – Review of Solo Exhibition, Snow White Revisited 2008 by Roberta Carasso
Laguna Beach Coast line Pilot – Article for Solo Exhibition, Snow White Revisited 2008, November 2009
2008 Art Weekly – Review of Group Exhibition, 100% OTHER: ARTISTS AND PSYCHO-DEMOGRAPHIC TRANSITIONS by Shuna Nys
2004 Easy Reader – Review of Group Exhibition, American Gothic
2003 Irv ine World News – Review of Unspoken Words by Roberta Carasso
2003 Laguna News-Post – Article for Yasuko Contemplates Mortality by Roberta Carasso
1997 Bay Windows – Article for Best Exhibitions of the Year, by Shawn Hill
1997 Art New England – Review of Solo Exhibition New Paintings by Susan Hamilton
1997 Art New England – Review of Solo Exhibition Alone Together by Joyce Cohen
1997 The Boston Globe – Review of Solo Exhibition New Paintings by Cate McQuiad
1994 South End News – Review of Group Exhibition Alone Together by Cate McQuiad
1994 The Boston Herald – Article for Group Exhibition Alone Together by Mary Jo Palumbo
1996 Arts Media – Article of Studio Visit Work Space
1994 Bay Window – Review of Exhibition Woman
1992 The Boston Globe – Review of Solo Exhibition Living in America by Nancy Stapen
1992 Mosaic – WLVI-TV, Channel 56, Interview on Latest Work by Natalie Christian
1991 SOURNER – Review of Exhibition Asian Women as Artists by Karin Aguilar–San Juan
1991 The Boston Globe – Review of Group Exhibition Asian Women as Artists by Cate McQuiad
1991 South End News – Review of Group Exhibition Asian Women as Artists
1986 The New Spect rum Times – A Visit with Yasuko Yabe by Ana Brea, Massachusetts College of Art
1984 Sunny Side – Warner Cable TV, Lynn, MA (Endicott College Exhibition)
1983 The Boston Globe – Critic’s Tip by Robert Taylor

 

PUBLIC & CORPORATE COLLECTION
- University of Vermont, Burlington, VA
- Framingham State College, Framingham, MA
- NIC Management, Boston, MA

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