Shio Kusaka

Born 1972, Japan; Lives in Los Angeles.

Education

2001 BFA, University of Washington

Current & Forthcoming

2017 ‘Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood’, Museum Voorlinden, Netherlands

Solo Exhibitions

2016 The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  Blum and Poe Gallery, Los Angeles
2015 ‘Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood’, KARMA, New York
  ‘Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood: Blackwelder’, Gagosian, Hong Kong (with Jonas Wood)
2014 Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
  Greengrassi, London
  Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (with Jonas Wood)
2013 ‘Jonas Wood & Shio Kusaka: Still Life with Pots’, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton
  Anton Kern Gallery, New York
2012 Upstairs at The Modern Institute Osborne Street, Glasgow
  Blum and Poe Gallery, Los Angeles
2011 Greengrassi, London
2010 Anton Kern Gallery, New York
2009 Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
  Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Frendale
2005 Tortoise, Venice

Group Exhibitions

2016 ‘Going Public - The Napoleone Collection’, Touchstones Rochdale
  ‘PLEASE HAVE ENOUGH ACID IN THE DISH!’, M+B, Los Angeles
  ‘Mir ist das Leben lieber, I Prefer Life, Collection Reydan Weiss’, Museum Weserburg, Bremen
  ‘What's Up’, Soho Revue and Union Club, London
  ‘ALL RIGHT’, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
  ‘Going Public - The Napoleone Collection’, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
2015 ‘Small Sculpture’, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago
2014 ‘FIRE! (curated by de Pury de Pury)’, Venus Over Manhattan, New York
  ‘Displayed (curated by Matthew Higgs)’, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art
2013 ‘Ten Years’, Wallspace Gallery, New York
2012 ‘East and West Shift to the Middle’, Bill Brady, Kansas City
  ‘Verlangsamte Performance’, Van Horn, Düsseldorf
2011 ‘Paul Clay’, Salon 94, New York
  ‘Dwelling’, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
  ‘Banquet of the Black Jackal’, The Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles
2010 ‘Not Extractions, but Abstractions (Part 2)’, Clifton Benevento, New York
  ‘Not Extractions, but Abstractions’, Karma International, Zurich
  ‘Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art’, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (Curated by Nathalie Karg/Cumulus Studios)
2009 ‘Objects, Furniture & Patterns’, Art Since the Summer of '69
2008 ‘Friends and Family’, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
2004 ‘FAITH’, Champion Fine Art, Culver City
  164½, Los Angeles

Bibliography

Press

2016 Bagley, Christopher : ‘What Happens When Two Artists Fall in Love’, W Magazine, 27/09/2016
  Sobieski, Elizabeth: ‘Crafts Take A Giant Leap Forward’, Huffington Post, 11/07/2016
  Eckardt, Stephanie: ‘At Home in the Studio With Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood’, W Magazine, 07/07/2016
2014 Haskell, Rob: ‘Artist Shio Kusaka’s Mesmerizing Ceramic Pottery’, Architectural Digest, 04/2014
2010 Yablonsky, Linda: ‘Artifacts, Feats of Clay’, The New York Times Magazine, 12/08/2010
  Jovanovich, Alex: ‘Shio Kusaka’, Art US, 03/2010

Exhibition Reviews

2016 Campbell, Andy: ‘Shio Kusaka’, Artforum, 57 11/2016
  ‘Shio Kusaka at Blum & Poe’, Contemporary Art Writing Daily , 17/08/2016
  Creahan, Dan: ‘Los Angeles – Shio Kusaka at Blum and Poe Through August 20th, 2016’, Art Observed, 13/08/2016
  Miranda, Carolina A.: Datebook: Guillermo del Toro‘s monster‘s ball, the look of teen spirit and London painters calling, LA Times, 29/07/2016
  Slenske, Michael: ‘Food for thought: chef Vinny Dotolo brings together two worlds at M+B, LA’, Wallpaper, 22/07/2016
  Varadi, Keith J.: ‘Shio Kusaka at Blum & Poe’, Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, 21/07/2016
  Slenske, Michael: Playful Clay: Shio Kusaka‘s Vibrant Vessels Arrive at LA‘s Blum & Poe, Wallpaper, 06/07/2016
2012 Fitzpatrick, Kyle: ‘Banks Violette & Shio Kusaka At Blum & Poe‘, laimyours.com, 10/01/2012
2011 Smith, Roberta: ‘Art in Review’, The New York Times, 07/2011
  Herbert, Martin: ‘Art Review’, Time Out London, 07/2011
2010 Doran, Anne: ‘Art Review’, Time Out New York, 776 15/08/2010
  Smith, Roberta: ‘Art in Review’, The New York Times, 05/08/2010

Publications

2016 Shio Kusaka: Volume 3: 2014, 2015, 2016, Karma, New York
2015 Blackwelder, Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., in association with Gagosian Gallery
2012 Pots, Wood Kusaka Studios, Los Angeles