Brian Gross Fine Art
EXHIBITIONS
ARTISTS
GALLERY

Rex Yuasa
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Born
1964
Tokyo, Japan
Lives 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
Awards
1996
Holbein Paint Art Award, Tokyo, Japan
1990
CalArts Scholarship, Valencia, CA
1990
Skowhegan School Scholarship, 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
Recent Paintings, Brian Gross Fine Art at One Post Street, San Francisco, CA
GOLD, Gallery Kaze, Osaka, Japan
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
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1999
MOVE, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1998
Recent Work, Yumiko Chiba Associates, Tokyo, Japan
1996
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
University Art Gallery, Cal State San Bernardino, San Barnardino, CA
1994
Gallery UEDA Décor, Tokyo, Japan
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
Innocent Cosmology 2, Flor Y Canto, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1988
Innocent Cosmology, LA Nicola Restaurant, Los Angeles, CA
Group Exhibitions
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 (from 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
Pictorial Theory of Evolution, William Turner Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2010
Rediscovering: Oil Paintings of Japan – What’s Next in Oil Paintings, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, 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, Japan; 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, Seoul, Korea
2001
Pleasure of Retinal Paintings: Kazumi Nakamura and Ryuhei Rex Yuasa, Gallery KAZE, Osaka, Japan; Kaigan Dori Gallery CASO, Osaka, Japan
Paintings Beyond Formalism For Interactionism, Kumamoto Prefectural Museum of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
2000
Last 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, curated 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, NM
Small Works on Paper, Cimarron Art National, Oklahoma State University, OK
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
1990
Mixed Metaphors, Sushi Gallery, San Diego, CA
1987
O Nepenthean, Omniscient, San Diego, CA
Awards
1997
Shouwa SHELL Gasoline Contemporary Art Award, Tokyo, Japan
Lectures
2014
(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
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
1996
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1990
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA
1989
Mira Costa College, Mira Costa, CA
Selected Collections
Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi, Japan
Nerima City Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Beverly Wilshire A Four Seasons Hotel, Beverly Hills, CA
Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Grand Cayman Villa, Grand Cayman
Neiman Marcus, Newport Beach, CA
Neiman Marcus, San Francisco, CA
Neiman Marcus, Chicago, IL
Four Seasons Hotel Aviera, Carlsbad, CA
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Red Rock Resort and Spa, Red Rock, NV
Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa, Las Vegas, NV
The Mirage, Las Vegas, NV
Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas, NV
Four Seasons Hotel, San Francisco, CA
Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, NV
Hotel Blake, Chicago, IL
Hallmark, Kansas City, MO
Sheraton Maui Resort, Maui
Nikko Hotel, Odaiba, Tokyo, and Nagoya
Pan Pacific Hotel, Yokohama, Japan
Imperial Hotel, Osaka, Japan
Sheraton MIYAKO Hotel, Osaka, Japan
Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA
Royal Caribbean: Celebrity Cruise - “Silhouette Project” - Ceiling Design for the theater
Matsunoki Daycare, Tokyo, Japan
M’z Hair Salon, Tokyo, Japan
Toho University Omori Medical Center, Tokyo, Japan
Sun City, Ginza, Tokyo
Bibliography
2013
50 California Artists You Should Know, #14 Rex Yuasa, July 10, 2013
ArtweekLA, Rex Yuasa Diochroma, April 22, 2013
2011
“Pictorial Theory of Evolution,” Catalogue by Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Art, Tochigi, Japan
2008
Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair (Catalogue), page 20 , Gallery Kaze
2004
Takami, Akihiko. Painted History #13, BT Bijutsu Techou, February
2002
Nagoya, Satoru. Reviews, Flash Art, July-September
2001
Ohnishi, Wakato. Art Reviews, Asahi Shinbun, Asahi Newspaper, March 31, Osaka, Japan
Image of Today V, catalogue by Kumamoto Prefectral Musuem of Art, Kumamoto, Japan
"Dialogue 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, Spetember 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, Exhibition 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 Columbus Dispatch, The Art, July 4



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