YUHI HASEGAWA

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YUHI
HASEGAWA
Artist's Statement

For me, painting is an essential of my imagination. I pursue to embody elaborate fantasy world that can only exist in paintings.
I am interested in the instinctive, and the primitive qualities of human being. Such as animalism and ritualization. Through the process of painting, I want to reveal the concealable inner meanings of human behaviors in private and public situations. These behaviors constantly sway between the extremes of innate, and acquired human characteristics.
My painting is not literal narratives, rather dark suggestion of the hybrids from nomadic and urban existences, sophisticated and barbarian in equal measure.

Bio/Resume

Born in Kyoto, Japan 1980
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

2009 School of Visual Arts, MFA-Fine Arts
2007 Academy of Art University, BFA-Fine Arts with Appreciation

Solo Show

2006 “ Isolation” at Romeo5, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Show

2010 Inaugural, ARTSITE, Miami, FL
2009 Aqua Wynwood, Miami, FL
2009 Williamsburg Art Wok, Multiple Chinese Take Out Restaurants in Williamsburg, NY
2009 , Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei
2009 “A New Currency” LES Store Front, NY
2009 ” Affordable Art Fair ”, NY
2009 “ Heterotopia” Curated by Summer Guthery, Lumi Tan and Nicholas Weist-
WHY + WHEREFORE at Visual Arts Gallery, NY
2008 Art Jam 2008 at Kyoto Cultural Museum, Kyoto Japan
2008 Cenacle: Reverie, Refurbishing, Revelry & Vice Versa,
Curated by Tommy Lanigan-Schmidt at Visual Arts Gallry, New York, NY