REX YUASA Home Artists Exhibitions Contact Gallery Services

Yuasa_Exhibition

Ryuhei Rex Yuasa Born in Tokyo, Japan Lives and works in San Diego, CA

EDUCATION

1992 M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1990 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1990 B.F.A., San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Nascent, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2013 DIOCHROMA, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2011 GOLD, Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
  Recent Paintings, At One Post Street – Brain Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
2008 Baroque, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan
2003 Vulgar, Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
2002 Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
  Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan
2001 New Paintings, Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.
2000 Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1999 MOVE, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1998 Ryuhei Rex Yuasa – Recent Work, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
  Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, University Art Gallery, Cal State San Bernardino, San Barnardino, CA
1994 Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Gallery UEDA Décor, Tokyo, Japan
  Ryuhei Rex Yuasa – New Paintings, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
1992 Delayed Zip 2, The Small Projects Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX
  Delayed Zip, Gallery UEDA Décor, Tokyo, Japan
  Tenebrous Vision, Thesis Exhibition, California Institute of The Arts, Valencia, CA
1991 Paintings, Main Gallery, California Institute of The Arts, Valencia, CA
1990 Paintings, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1989 Innocent Cosmology 3, Flor Y Canto Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1988 Innocent Cosmology2, Flor Y Canto, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
  Innocent Cosmology, LA Nicola Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 HOMAGE/SUBLIME, R.B. Stevenson Gallery, La Jolla, CA
2013 Summer Group Show, Art Cube Gallery, Laguna Beach , CA
  Sanbishousha – Ueda Collection, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
2012 Gallery Artists, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan
  Art Kyoto 2012 (from Galery KAZE), Kyoto, Japan
  Art Osaka 2012 (from Gallery KAZE), Osaka, Japan
  AHAF (Asia Hotel Art Fair) 2012 (form Gallery Kaze), Seoul, Korea
  Kobe Art Marche 2012 (from Gallery KAZE), Kobe, Japan
2011 Pictorial Theory of Evolution, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Art, Tochigi, Japan
2010 Rediscovering: Oil Paintings of Japan – What’s Next in Oil Paintings,Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan
  Gendai Bijutsudo, Nerima Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2009 Neo Abstract 21, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan
2008 Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair, Tokyo, Japan
  Korea International Art Fair, Seoul, Korea
  Asia Top Gallery Hotel Art Fair, Hotel New Otani, Tokyo, Japan
  Sanbishousha – Ueda Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  Sanbishousha – Ueda Collection II, Tochigi Prefectual Museum of Fine Art, Tochigi, Japan
2007 Yuasa Joji Exhibition 2007 –Koriyama City Museum of Art The 15th Anniversary, Koriyama City Museum of Art, Fukushima, Japan
  Sanbishousha - Ueda Collection, Nerima City Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  Contemporary Artists Biography curated by Yoshio Kato – 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Osaka Zoukei Center, Osaka, Japan
2004 L.A. Years, Part 1, 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2003 KIAF Korea International Art Fair: Special Exhibition JAPAN, Light of the East, Soul, Korea
2001 Pleasure of Retinal Paintings: Kazumi Nakamura and Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan
  Pleasure of Retinal Paintings: Kazumi Nakamura and Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Kaigan Dori Gallery CASO, Osaka, Japan
  Paintings Beyond Formalism For Interactionism, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
2000 Fast Five Years at Grand Arts, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
1998 Shouwa SHELL Gasoline Contemporary Art Award, Meguro Art Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
1997 Art Today 10th Anniversary, Opera Aperta, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
  Works On Paper 1997, University Of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX
1996 Artists Reception, Mezzanine at Towers, Irvine, CA
1995 Art Today 95, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
  Morphologia, currated by Kazuhiro Yamamoto at Tochigi Prefectral Museum of Fine Art, Akira Ikeda Gallery TAURA,
  Kanagawa, Japan
  V.O.C.A, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
  National Small Painting Exhibition, New Mexico Art League, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  Small Works on Paper, Cimarron Art National, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma
1994 Beyond Bounds II, A Barely Contained Art Affairs, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, MO
1993 Sean Kelley Presents, Sean Kelley Studio, Kansas City, MO
1991 New Talents for New Century: Young American Artists, The Hammond Gallery, Lancaster, OH
1990 Mixed Metaphors, Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
1987 O Nepenthean Omniscient, San Diego, CA

LECTURES

2014 Artist Talk “Abstract Illusion”, Brian Gross Fine Art, San Francisco, CA
  (Guest Speaker), Contemporary Arts Committee for San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, Ca
2011 What Is It To Have Flexible Mind and Unorthodox Thinking? Part 2, Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
2010 Poetic and Scientific Language (Japanese vs. English), Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
  What Is It To Have Flexible Mind and Unorthodox Thinking?, Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
2007 Artist Talk, “Sanbishousha – Ueda Collection”, Nerima City Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2001 Artist Interview, Kaigan Dori Gallery CASO, Osaka, Japan
  Artist Interview, Osaka Zoukei Center, Osaka, Japan
1996 California State University San Barnardino, San Barnardino, CA
  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1990 San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1989 Mira Costa College, Mira Costa, CA

AWARDS

1997 Shouwa SHELL Gasoline Contemporary Art Award, Tokyo, Japan
1996 Holbein Paint Art award, Tokyo, Japan
1990 Calarts Scholarship, Valencia, CA
  Skowhegan School Scholarship, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

BIBLIOGAPHY

2014 Barbara Morris, Keira Kotler “I Look for Light”, Rex Yuasa “Nascent” at Brian Gross Fine Art, January, 2015, Art Ltd.
2013 50 California Artists You Should Know, #14 Rex Yuasa, July 10, 2013 ArtweekLA, Rex Yuasa Diochroma, April 22, 2013
  ArtweekLA, Rex Yuasa Diochroma, April 22, 2013
  Pictorial Theory of Evolution, Catalogue by Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan
  Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair (Catalogue), page 20 , Gallery Kaze
  Takami, Akihiko. Painted History #13, BT Bijutsu Techou, February
  Nagoya, Satoru. Reviews, Flash Art, July-September
  Ohnishi, Wakato. Art Reviews, Asahi Shinbun, Asahi Newspaper, March 31, Osaka, Japan
  Image of Today V, catalogue by Kumamoto Prefectural Musuem of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
  Dailogue Ryuhei Yuasa and Kazumi Nakamura, Kumamoto Nichinichi Shinbun, Kumamoto Nichinichi Newspaper,
  March 20. Exhibition Preview
  Shockey, Ben. Abstraction for the Sensory-Overloaded, Review, p. 43, April
  Trafton, Robin. Preview/Art – Driven to Abstraction, Kansas City Star, March 30
2000 Sanda, Haruo. Art Reviews, Mainichi Newspaper, September 12, Tokyo, Japan
1999 Sanda, Haruo. Art Reviews, Mainichi Newspaper, September 14, Tokyo, Japan
  Ryuhei Yuasa, Shuukan Shinchou, p. 40, Weekly Shinchou Magazine, October 14 Tokyo, Japan
1998 Yuasa, Ryuhei. Critique and Representation, Acryart, Vol. 31
1997 Nakamura, Urara. Opera Aperta Art Today ’97, exhibition catalogue, Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
  Yuasa, Ryuhei. Ryuhei Yuasa: Holbein ArtAward Recipient, 1997, Acryart, Vol. 30
1996 Shizuyo, Becker. From Los Angeles, BT Bijutsu Techou, July
1995 Yamamoto, Kazuhiro. Ryuhei Yuasa, Exhibition Catalogue by Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
  Nakamura, Urara. Art Today ’95, exhibition catalogue,Sezon Museum of Modern Art, Karuizawa, Japan
  Hayashi, Yoko. Review Tokyo, BT Bijutsu Techou, June
  Yamamoto, Kazuhiro. Ryuhei Yuasa, V.O.C.A ’95, Exhibitin Catalogue, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo, Japan
1993 Segi, Shinichi. Post Collection: Ryuhei Yuasa, Shukan POST, Weekly Magazine POST, Feburary 4
1992 Shizuyo, Becker. From Los Angeles, BT Bijutsu Techou, May
1991 Hall, Jacqueline. Gallery Exhibition Shows Young Talent,,,,,,The Colombus Dispatch, The Art, July 4

 

R.B. STEVENSON GALLERY

7661 Girard Ave #201, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA

858.459.3917