Shio Kusaka Biography

Shio Kusaka (b. 1972)

Born in Morioka, Japan
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Solo Exhibitions
2020   Neutra VDL Studio and Residences, curated by Douglas Fogle and
           Hanneke Skerath, Los Angeles, CA
2018   Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy
2016   Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
           The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
2014   greengrassi, London, UK
           Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
2013   Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY 
2012   The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
           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

Group Exhibitions
2020   Sotheby's Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL
           L.A., MAKI Collection, Tennoz, Tokyo, Japan
           20/20, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
           Pacific Coast Ceramics, hosted by Galeria Mascota, Aspen, CO
2019   Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019, Whitney Museum of
           American Art, New York, NY
2018   Close at Hand: Modern and Contemporary Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery,
           San Francisco, CA
           Fire and Clay, Gagosian, Geneva, Switzerland
2017   Shio Kusaka & Jonas Wood, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Netherlands 
           Recent Acquisitions in Asian Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
           College, OH
2016   Going Public: The Napoleone Collection – International Art Collectors in
           Sheffield, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, UK; traveled to Touchstones
           Rochdale, The Esplanade, Rochdale, UK
           Please Have Enough Acid in the Dish!, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
           SexPot, Visual Arts Gallery, University of California San Diego, San Diego,
           Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY  
2015   Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood, Karma, New York, NY
           Blackwelder: Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka, Gagosian Gallery,
           Hong Kong
           Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL 
2014   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
           Displayed, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
           Shio Kusaka, Jonas Wood, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, IL
           FIRE!, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
2013   Jonas Wood and Shio Kusaka: Still Life with Pots, Glenn Horowitz
           Booksellers, East Hampton, NY
           Tenth Anniversary Show, Wallspace, New York, NY
2012   Verlangsamte Performance, Van Horn, Dusseldorf, Germany
           East and West Shift to the Middle, Bill Brady Gallery, Kansas City, MO
2011   Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York, NY
           Dwelling, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
           Banquet of the Black Jackal, Harriet and Charles Luckman Fine Arts
           Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, CA  
2010   Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya
           Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
           A Harmonious Mix of Objects, Mihai Nicodim, Los Angeles, CA
           Not Extractions, but Abstractions, Karma International, Zurich, Switzerland
           Not Extractions, but Abstractions (Part 2), Clifton Benevento, 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 

Museum and Public Collections
Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin, OH
Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas, TX