Visual Artist, Illustrator, Designer.

Born in Japan and based in both NYC and Tokyo, Yuko K.'s work spans a wide range of creative fields. Among her professional creations can be seen a contemporary application of fine art and commercial mediums including painting, print making, video and photography, illustration, writing etc.

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2016
  • 2016
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  • 2016
  • 2015-2016
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2013
  • 2012
  • 2012
  • 2012
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2011
  • 2010
  • 2010
  • 2010
  • 2009
  • 2009
  • 2008
  • 2008
  • 2008
  • 2008
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2006
  • 2006
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2005
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2004
  • 2004
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 1998
  • J-ART 6th, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Japanese Young Artists' Book Fair 10th, Kinokuniya Book Store, N.Y, NY.
  • Printed Matter,N.Y, NY.
  • Annual Salon Member's exhibition, The WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Solo Exhibition "Days of the Happy Elephant" New York Public Library, Mulberry Street Library, N,Y. NY.
  • "East and East" Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • WAH BRIDGES TO MAN'S BEST FRIEND "DOG", Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • THE NY ART BOOK FAIR 10th Annual Edition, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY.
  • "SUMMER SHOW RULES", Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY
  • TOKYO Art Crossing BERLIN, Artists' Book Project, Neurotitan Gallery, Motto Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • WAH Bridges Self, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • J-ART 5th, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Japanese Young Artists' Book Fair 9th, Kinokuniya Book Store, N.Y, NY.
  • Printed Matter, N.Y, NY. St. Mark's Book Store, N.Y, NY.
  • "Hypercalligraphic" Gallery Ontwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • Annual Salon Member's exhibition, The WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • "Jingle, Jangle, Jungle" Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • "Kimono-Kimono Show" Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • "Come Rain or Come Shine" Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • Fridge Art Fair "the ice cream sundae project" Long Island City, NY.
  • Japanese Young Artist books fair 8th, Kinokuniya Book Store, N.Y, NY. Book Court, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Solo Exhibition "Colors and Icons" NYPL, Mulberry Street Library,N.Y,NY.
  • "Generations IX : The Red / Pink Show", A.I.R Gallery,Brooklyn, NY.
  • "Not Straight &emdash; Not So Straight", Gallery Onetwentyeight, N.Y, NY.
  • Solo Exhibition, Mariko Nakane Hypno Reiki Healing office, N,Y, NY.
  • "El Verano Part II", Gallery Onetwentyeight, N,Y, NY.
  • "El Verano Part I", Gallery Onetwentyeight, N,Y, NY.
  • Juried Paper Works Show, Upstream Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
  • Ouchi gallery 100 Artists show "NO" Brooklyn, NY.
  • Annual small works juried competition, The Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
  • Annual Salon member's Exhibition, The WAH Center, Brooklyn, NY.
  • "Holiday show II" Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY.
  • "The Grand Harvest " International Juried Show, Brooklyn, NY.
  • "Square Foot 2012" AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • "Anniversary show Part I" Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY.
  • "Planet Alert, Art for Happiness" Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY.
  • Pray for Japan "New York-Japan", Ju-ichigatsu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • "Summer Project" Gallery Onetwentyeight New York, NY
  • "Juried Painting & Sculpture exhibition for Non-Members" Salmagundi Art Club, New York, NY
  • Noho Art Walk, YWCA, New York, NY
  • Solo Exhibition "The Days of Elephant" Kurari, Kyoto, Japan
  • Solo Exhibition "Land of Happy Elephant" Farmhouse Café Gallery, Kobe, Japan
  • Solo Exhibition "Luminous" Nagoya, Imaike Station, Japan
  • Solo Exhibition " NY Daily Art." Toyota, Japan
  • Square Foot 2008, AWOL Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • Solo Exhibition "One day in Paris." Nagoya, Japan
  • OM yoga spring show New York, NY.
  • "Christmas Show" The Art Student League, New York, NY.
  • OM yoga fall show "Impermanence" New York, NY.
  • Ise Foundation Gallery Group Show New York, NY.
  • OM yoga spring show "Loving Kindness" New York, NY.
  • OM yoga fall show "Impermanence" New York, NY.
  • Ise Foundation Gallery Group Show New York, NY.
  • OM yoga spring show "Loving. Kindness" New York, NY.
  • "Juried Member's Exhibition" The Art Student League, New York, NY.
  • "Print Makers from The Art Student League of NY" The Lobby Gallery, New York, NY.
  • OM yoga fall show "Impermanence" New York, NY.
  • "Not Ashamed to be beautiful" 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY.
  • "Credit Suiss First Boston" New York, NY.
  • The Merit Scholarship Winners' Exhibition, "Cork Gallery" Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Hall. New York, NY.

Major Clients

  • Girl Pop / Sony Magazines (Tokyo, Japan)
  • What's In? / Sony Magazines (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Illustrated the book TRUE COLORS (hard cover) / Sony Magazines (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Monic / Jitsugyo no Nihon Publisher
  • Kyoto News Paper (Kyoto, Japan)
  • Children's Piano Concert / Studio Hidamari (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Designed poster, Illustration / Milky way Theatrical Company (Tokyo, Japan)
  • Designed lay-out and color coordination for WEB Site Home Page, Including design of company logo and icon / TIS (N.Y. NY)
  • Designed interior sign and painted murals / Restaurant Bar Elephant (N.Y. NY)
  • Designed sign, logo / Restaurant Bakery Frederic (N.Y. NY)
  • Painted Portrait and Illustration / Independent Film "Sleepless Night"
  • Painted Portrait / Art Collector, Gregory Callimanopulos
  • Written and translated articles / Web site magazine "iifashion"
  • Translated copy for print magazines / 66 communication Inc. (N.Y. NY)
  • Wrote articles, coordinated and illustrated / Fashion Magazine "Za style" (Published by Shiseido, Japan)
  • Coordinated and illustrated / Jazz Up (Ei publisher, Japan)
  • Designed for the original T-shirts and Tote Bags (Peinture)
  • Coordinated article, photos and writing / Wellness (Meiji Seika publisher, Japan)
  • Took video and photographs (A+Lips. N.Y. NY)
  • OM Yoga (N.Y. NY)
  • Integral Yoga Institute (N.Y. NY)
  • Farmhouse Café (Kobe, Japan)
  • SUNPOST Co, Ltd. (Tokyo, Japan)

Awards

  • Awarded Second Prize in Painting Category for Juried Member's Exhibition at The Art Student League, 2004. (Judges : Frann Bradford, Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, Maxwell Davidson Gallery, David Findlay JR. FINE ART)
  • Awarded The Merit Scholarship in The Art Student League, 1997