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



2001     BFA Ceramics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA



2016     The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

               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



2017     Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, The Netherlands

               Recent Acquisitions in Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH

               HILL PEOPLE, curated by Benjamin Godsill, Performance Ski, Aspen, CO

2016     Going Public: The Napoleone Collection - International Art Collectors in Sheffield, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, UK

               Please Have Enough Acid in the Dish!, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

               SexPot, Visual Arts Gallery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA

               Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

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



2017     “Jim Lambie and Shio Kusaka at The Modern Institute, Glasgow.” Mousse Magazine, Jan. 2017.

2016     Eckardt, Stephanie, “At Home and in the Studio with Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood.” W Magazine, July 7, 2016.

     Slenske, Michael. “Playful clay: Shio Kusaka’s vibrant vessels arrive at LA’s Blum & Poe.” Wallpaper*, July 6, 2016.

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

     Crow, Kelly. "Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka: Each Other's Artistic Muses." Wall Street Journal, Jan. 23, 2015

     Wee, Darryl. “Jonas Wood and Shio Lusaka at Gagosian Hong Kong.” Blouin Artinfo, Jan. 2015.

     Sanchez-Kozyreva, Cristina. “Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood.” Artforum, Feb. 2015.

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

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

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

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

     Gallerist, Mar. 6, 2014.

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

     Magazine, Mar. 7, 2014.

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

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

     Aug. 23, 2014.

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

     Mahaney, Mark. "Modern Family." Elle Magazine, Dec. 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, Dec. 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, Dec. 16, 2010.

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

     12, 2010.

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

     Smith, Roberta. “Varieties of Abstraction.” The New York Times, Aug. 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, Dec. 2009.