Yuken Teruya

Okinawa, Japan

Tiles by Haig Aivazian
Yuken Teruya
Notice Forest: Tiffany’s & Co., 2017
cuts on paper, glue
8h x 9.75w x 4d in
(20.3h x 24.7w x 10.2d cm)
Yuken Teruya
Notice Forest: Tiffany’s & Co., 2017
Detail
Yuken Teruya
Minding My Own Business (The New York Times, June 11, 2012), 2015
9 newspapers, wire, glue
0.50h x 11.50w x 12.25d in
(1.3h x 29.2w x 31d cm)

Yuken Teruya (Okinawa, 1973) holds an MFA by the School of Visual Arts of New York. His solo shows include: Lost Found, Live Forever Foundation, Taichung (2018), Dessert Project, Gallery Okinawa, Okinawa (2017), Monopoly, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (2016), On Okinawa, Dahlem Ethnological Museum/Asian Art Museum, Berlin (2014), My Great Grandma is USA, Ueno Royal Museum, Tokyo (2010). He has participated in such group shows as: A Colossal World: Japanese Artists and New York, 1950s-Present, curated by Kyoto Sato, White Box, New York (2018), Deep Cuts: Contemporary Paper Cutting, Currier Museum of Art, Manchester (2017), 7th Moscow Biennale, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (2017), Japanorama, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz (2017), Today Is The Day: The Proposition Of Our Future, Nova Contemporary Gallery, Bangkok (2016), MOT Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo (2016), We can make another future: Japanese art after 1989, Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland (2015), Nature Morte: Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life, Hå gamle prestegard, Stavanger (2015), Social and art: post-war Okinawa Society and Art, Urasoe Art Museum, Urasoe (2015), Revolt: Aesthetics of Dissent and Disgust, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca (2015), Go-Betweens: The World Seen Through Children, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2014), Chronicle 1995, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo (2014).

He was the winner of the Audience Award, Roppongi Crossing, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2010), and of the Emerging Artist Award, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Arts (2002).

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