SHIO KUSAKA

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SHIO KUSAKA

(b. 1972, lives in Los Angeles, CA)                       

 

EDUCATION

2001     BFA Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016     Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2014     greengrassi, London, UK

     Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013    Shio Kusaka, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2012     The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

     Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

2011     greengrassi, London, UK

2010     Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2009     Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI

     Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005     Tortoise, Venice, CA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015     Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

               Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, KARMA, New York, NY

               Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka, Blackwelder, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2014     2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

     Shio Kusaka, Jonas Wood, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL 

     Displayed, curated by Matthew Higgs, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

     FIRE!, curated by de Pury de Pury, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

2013     Tenth Anniversary Show, Wallspace, New York, NY

               Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood: Still Life with Pots, Glen Horowitz Booksellers, East Hampton, NY

2012     Verlangsamte Performance, Van Horn, Dusseldorf, Germany

     East and West Shift to the Middle, Bill Brady, Kansas City, MO

2011     Paul Clay, Salon 94, NYC

     dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

     Banquet of the Black Jackal, The Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State      University,

     Los Angeles, CA

2010     Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, curated by Nathalie Karg, Tanya Bonakdar

     Gallery, New York, NY

     A Harmonious Mix of Objects, Mihai Nicodim, Los Angeles, CA

     Not Extractions, but Abstractions, curated by Michael Clifton, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland and

     Clifton Benevento Gallery, New York, NY

2009     Objects, Furniture & Patterns, Art Since the Summer of ’69, New York, NY           

2008     Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

2004     FAITH, Champion Fine Art, Culver City, CA

     164 ½, Los Angeles, CA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015     Miller, Chris. "Review: Shio Kusaka/Shane Campbell Gallery." Newcity Art, January 7, 2015.

2014     Dambrot, Shana Nys. “California Artists in the 2014 Whitney Biennial.” KCET, January 17, 2014.

     “2014 Whitney Biennial Changes the Game with Three Curators.” Hamptons Art Hub, March 3, 2014.

     Vartanian, Hrag. “Whitney Biennial 2014: Michelle Grabner on the Fourth Floor.” Hyperallergic, March 4, 2014.

     Russeth, Andrew. “The 2014 Whitney Biennial Disappoints, With Misfires, Omissions, Only Glimmers of Greatness.”

     Gallerist, March 6, 2014.

     Mcgarry, Kevin. “Art Matters: The Whitney Biennial’s Last Upper East Side Hurrah.” The New York Times Style

     Magazine, March 7, 2014.

     Schjeldahl, Peter. “Get With It: The Whitney Biennial.” The New Yorker, March 17, 2014: pp. 76-77.

     Haskell, Rob. “Artist Shio Kusaka’s Mesmerizing Ceramic Pottery.” Architectural Digest, April 2014.

     Herbert, Martin. “Martin Herbert picks ten shows on through summer you won’t want to miss.” Art         Review,

     June 2014.

     Bryant, Eric. “Generation Next: Joshua and Sonya Roth Collect With an Eye Toward the Future.” Art+Auction,

     August 23, 2014.

     Smith, Roberta. "'Fire!'." The New York Times, October 2, 2014.

     Mahaney, Mark. "Modern Family." Elle Magazine, December 2014: pp. 277-278.

2013     Selz, Gabrielle. “Art Review: Subject and Object in the art of Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka.” Hamptons Art Hub,

     June 6, 2013.

2012     Kusaka, Shio. “The Artists’ Artists.” Artforum, December 2012: pp. 120.

     Schürmann, Wilhelm. Verlangsamte Performance. Dusseldorf: Van Horn, 2012.

2011     Herbert, Martin, “Shio Kusaka,” Time Out London, July 1, 2011.

2010     Smith, Roberta. “When the Art Stared Back and Other Trends.”  The New York Times, December 16, 2010.

     Yablonsky, Linda. “Shio Kusaka: Artifacts | Feats of Clay.” The New York Times Style Magazine, August

     12, 2010.

     Doran, Anne. “Shio Kusaka.” Time Out New York, August 9, 2010.

     Smith, Roberta. “Varieties of Abstraction.” The New York Times, August 5, 2010.

     “Not Extractions, but Abstractions (Part 2), Clifton Benevento, New York, NY,” Minus Space, July 23, 2010.

2009     Ned Holte, Michael. "Best of 2009.” Artforum, December 2009.