Yasuyo Maruyama was born in Kanagawa, Japan and currently lives and works in Texas.
She received her MFA in 2011 and BFA (Painting) in 2009 from Tokyo Zokei University in Tokyo, Japan. She has exhibited in New York, Houston, Dallas, Korea, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Los Angeles and has also won several awards and jury prizes for her highly skilled oil painting technique.

 

 





AWARDS

2018         
The 3rd place award, VAA 35th Juried Open Exhibition(Houston, Texas) 
Nominated for The ARTBOX.PROJECT New York 1.0 exhibition(New York)
Nominated for The Fifth Annual ARTSPACE 111 Regional Juried Exhibition: Juried by Christina Rees
(Fort Worth, Texas)

2013        
Nominated for SONPO JAPAN MUSEUM OF ART Award 2013(Tokyo)


2012        
Moto Hideyasu Jury Prize, Liquitex Art Prize 2012 Competition(Tokyo)


2011        
Tamayo Iemura Jury Prize, Shell Art Award 2011 Competition(Tokyo)
ZOKEI Award 2010, Tokyo Zokei University(Tokyo)


2010         
Nominated for International Art Triennale Competition 2010(Tokyo)
Nominated for KAWAII Award 2010(Tokyo) 


2009         
Nominated for via art 2009 Competition(Tokyo)

 


 


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014 - 17   
Resident Artist, in Fine Arts, Juanita & Ralph Harvey School of Visual Arts at Midwestern State University,  Wichita Falls, Texas


2011 - 13  
Assistant Professor, Tokyo Zokei University, Tokyo, Japan

 



SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016         
GALLERY MoMo Projects(Tokyo, Japan )


2015        
Foyer Gallery, Midwestern State University(Wichita Falls, Texas)


2013        
The Hive Gallery & Studio(Los Angels, California)
GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku(Tokyo, Japan)


2010        
Gallery Sakamaki(Tokyo, Japan)


2009        
GALLERY MoMo Roppongi(Tokyo, Japan) 


 


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

Crosscurrent International Exchange show 2019,  Kanagawakenmin Hall(Yokohama, Japan)
Texas Vignette Art Fair 2019,  The Women's Museum(Dallas, Texas)
interaction vol.4, GALLERY MoMo Ryogoku(Tokyo, Japan)
Crosscurrent International Exchange show 2019,  Tokyo Metoropolitan Art Museum(Tokyo, Japan)
CHAOS!!!!!
,  Ro2 Art Gallery(Dallas, Texas) 

2018         
VAA 35th Juried Open Exhibition,  BLUEORANGE Gallery(Houston, Texas) 
ARTBOX.PROJECT New York 1.0, the jury exhibition,   Stricoff Gallery(New York, New York)
Fifth Annual ARTSPACE 111 Regional Juried Exhibition: Juried by Christina Rees, Artspace 111(Fort Worth, Texas)
HEAT WAVE,  Cindy Lisica Gallery(Houston, Texas)
CHAOS!!!!!,  Ro2 Art Gallery(Dallas, Texas) 
Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
texas contemporary,  Cindy Lisica Gallery/George R. Brown Convention Center(Houston, Texas)
Trio - ZOG -, Gallery NAO(Tokyo, Japan)
Superfine DC!,  Cindy Lisica Gallery/Union Market(Washington, DC )
PINK,  NorthLight Gallery,  The Kemp Center For The Arts(Wichita Falls, Texas)
Making Moves, Goldmine Gallery(Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)



2017        
The Faculty exhibition,  The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery(Wichita Falls, Texas)
Suguru Hiraide, Sachiko Miki, Toko Tokunaga, Yasuyo Maruyama,  LA ARTCORE BREWERY ANNEX(Los Angels, California)
Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
     
                 

2016         
Faces and Heads,  Miura Jiro Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
When they were young,  Miura Jiro Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
50FACES Vol.2,  REIJINSHA GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
Over the top,  Hankyu Umeda Main DepartmentStore(Osaka, Japan)
Crosscurrent International Exchange show 2016,  Wichita Museum of Art at Midwestern State University(Wichita Falls, Texas)



2015         
Salaryman Collecter,  Tenjinyama Cultural Plaza(Okayama, Japan​)
Jacket Art,  GALLERY  ARK(Kanagawa, Japan)
Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)



2014         
Faces and Heads,  Miura Jiro Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
Fuyuhiko Yamamoto collection,  Gallery Yasashi jikan(Tokyo, Japan)
Jacket Art,  PALLET GALLERY (Tokyo, Japan)
KIAF/14,  Hall A&B, COEX(Seoul, Korea)
SINGAPORE ART FAIR,  Suntec City Tower(Singapore, Malaysia)
The Faculty exhibition,  The Juanita Harvey Art Gallery(Wichita Falls, Texas)
FACE exhibition 2013 - 2014.VOL.2,  REIJINSHA GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)
The modern of Objective Painting,  Hankyu Umeda Main DepartmentStore(Osaka, Japan)

 


2013         
FACE exhibition 2013,  Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Museum of Art(Tokyo, Japan)

Portrait Jam - Humans we are - ,  AKIBATAMABI in 3331 Arts Chiyoda(Tokyo, Japan)

INTRO,  The Art complex Center of Tokyo(Tokyo, Japan)

Avenir,  SHUNPUDO GALLERY(Tokyo, Japan)

rgb+ vol.3 2012 Exhibition,  ZOKEI Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)

Objective Painting of the day,  Hankyu Department Store (flagship store)(Osaka, Japan)

 

2012         
Liquitex Art Prize Exhibition 2012,  Laforet Museum Roppongi(Tokyo, Japan)
rgb+ vol.4 2012 Exhibition,  ZOKEI Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)

Onward – Navigating the Japanese future 2012,  Hive Gallery(Los Angels, California)
Lots of people Exhibition,  Art Labo Hashimoto(Kanagawa, Japan)
Objective Painting of the day,  Hankyu Department Store (flagship store)(Osaka, Japan)


 

2011         
Young Japanese Artists 2011 Exhibition,  2/20 GALLERY(New York, New York)
Turning point Exhibition,  GALLERY MOMO ROPPONGI(Tokyo, Japan)

Art on the Pearl Exhibition,  Initiate Pearl(Tokyo, Japan)

rgb+ vol.3 2011 Exhibiton,  ZOKEI Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)
Joint Graduation Exhibition of 5 Art Universities in Tokyo,  The National Art Center(Tokyo, Japan)
Shell Art Award Exhibition 2011,  Hillside Forum(Tokyo, Japan)
Charity Auction to Benefit the Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake : Art of Our Time Exhibition,  Tokyo Art Club 3F・4F(Tokyo, Japan)

 


2010         
International Art Triennale 2010,  Osaka University of Arts Art Information Center(Osaka, Japan)

KAWAII Award Exhibition,  Shibuya Seibu(Tokyo, Japan)

via art 2009,  Shinwa Art Museum(Tokyo, Japan)
AMUSING,  GALLERY Sakamaki(Tokyo, Japan)

SUMMER GROUP SHOW, HOP STEP JUMP,  GALLERY MOMO ROPPONGI(Tokyo, Japan)
ASIA TOP GALLERY HOTEL ART FAIR 2010,  GRAND HYATT HONG KONG(Hong Kong, China)



2009         
Creative Spiral,  Tokyo Zokei University Yokoyama Memorial Manzu Art Museum(Tokyo, Japan)

AMUSING, Gallery Sakamaki(Tokyo, Japan)

Via art 2009, Sinwa Art Museum(Tokyo, Japan)

Xmas Art Festival-A Present form Ginza,  Gallery Sakamaki(Tokyo, Japan)

Summer Group Show, Hop Step Jump,  GALLERY MoMo Roppongi(Tokyo, Japan)
Joint Graduation Exhibition of 5 Art Universities in Tokyo,  The National Art Center(Tokyo, Japan)


2008         
FRIDAY THE 13'S, Kondo Seminar Exhibition,  ZOKEI Gallery(Tokyo, Japan)

POSITIVE'S,  Tokyo Zokei University(Tokyo, Japan)


2007         
GIRL2,  Gallery Yamate(Kanagawa, Japan)



2006         
GIRL,  Gallery Kirari(Tokyo, Japan)


 



COLLECTIONS
 

JAPIGOZZI COLLECTION, Italy
Osaka University of Arts, Osaka,Japan
Private collections


 

PRINT MEDIA

Voyage Houston, July, 2018 http://voyagehouston.com/interview/check-yasuyo-maruyamas-artwork/​
Art Collector, October issue, October, 2018
Monthly For The prospective Art students No.152,HEARST fujingaho, July, 2014
Monthly For The prospective Art students No.151,HEARST fujingaho, May, 2014
Monthly Art, December issue, December, 2014
Monthly Art, December issue, December, 2013
Monthly Art, June issue, June, 2013
Creative Spiral vol.4, April, 2013
Creative Spiral vol.3, January, 2013
THE WINDOW OF ARTS, May issue, May, 2012
Monthly GALLERY, April issue, April, 2011
Art Collector, December issue, December, 2010 



 

 

TELEVISION

2012
Wonderful Single Life,  Japanese TV Drama (art display) 
I love you: Solder,  Japanese TV Drama (art display) 


 


WORKSHOPS

2012    
Workshop: Kirakira Oekaki : Working with Art Labo Hashimoto(Kanagawa, Japan)

2013    
Workshop: AIUE Oekaki : Working with Art Labo Hashimoto(Kanagawa, Japan)

 

 

 

GALLERY AFFILIATION
 

GALLERY MoMo            

SHUNPODO GALLERY   
GALLERY NAO

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