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Carrie Yamaoka
Lives and works in New York City
Solo Exhibitions
2011
rub / dissolve / strip, Studio 1.1, London, UK
2010
Recent Work, Galerie Une, Auvernier, Switzerland
2009
Works 2004-09, aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
2007
Galerie Lange & Pult, Zurich, Switzerland
i will have been there after you have already arrived, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005
Portholes, Potholes and Portals, Galerie Une, Auvernier, Switzerland
2004
world hotel, Debs & Co., NYC
Studio 1.1, London, UK
Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
2002
blue x clear + 12:1, Debs & Co., NYC
2000
Robeson Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
(t)here, Debs & Co., NYC
1997
Debs & Co., NYC
1990
Sorkin Gallery, NYC
Banned, Swarthmore College, PA
1981
Bette Stoler Gallery, NYC
Selected Group Exhibitions
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2011
2011 Deep Inside, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Driven to Abstraction, Von Lintel Gallery, NYC
2010
Monochrome (part two), Galerie Lange & Pult, Zurich, Switzerland
The Alchemy of Delusion, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Reflective Reflexion: Corban Walker & Carrie Yamaoka, organized by Joy Garnett, Curatorial Research Lab at Winkleman Gallery, NYC
Movement Schmoovement, organized by Nancy Brooks Brody and Linda Matalon, La Mama La Galleria, NYC
Composite Visions, CAN Neuchatel, Switzerland
Mostly Monochrome, McKenzie Fine Art, NYC
2009
With Your Eyes Only, curated by CCNOA and Tilman, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz, Austria
Topographies, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Psychedelia Paradise, Exprmntl Gallery, Toulouse, France
Out of the Blue, curated by Joy Episalla, Joy Garnett, Amy Lipton, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ
2008
Yo, Mo' Modernism... part 2, curated by Tilman, CCNOA, Brussels, Belgium
Transcendent and Sublime, curated by Deborah Frizzell, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT
Summer Show, Galerie Une, Auvenier, Switzerland
Side x Side, curated by Dean Daderko, La MaMa La Galleria, NYC
Diffracted Solstice, aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Break The Rules! the Hieber/Theising Collection, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
2007
Who Are You?, Galerie Lange & Pult, Zurich, Switzerland
The Show's So Nice, Monya Rowe Gallery, NYC
project:rendition, a collaborative project by JC2: Joy Episalla, Joy Garnett, Carrie Moyer and Carrie Yamaoka
Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Water, Water Everywhere, Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, VA
Here We Go, Galerie Une, Auvernier, Switzerland
No Lemons, No Melon , curated by Carrie Moyer and Sheila Pepe, David Krut Projects, NYC
When Artists Say We, Artists Space, NYC
Out of the Blue, curated by Joy Episalla and Joy Garnett, organized by Amy Lipton, Abington Art Center, PA
Blessed are the Merciful, curated by Jerome Jacobs, Feigen Contemporary, NYC
2005
Sleigh, curated by Studio 1.1, Arts and Business, London, UK
The Obligation to Endure; Art and Ecology Since 'Silent Spring,' curated by Nick Debs, New York Academy of Sciences, NYC
Petits Formats/ Small Formats, Galerie Quang, Paris, France
Shining Stars under Shining Sun, Galerie Une, Neuchatel, Switzerland
Water, Water Everywhere, curated by Marilu Knode, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Extreme Abstraction, curated by Claire Schneider & Louis Grachos , Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Vanishing Point, curated by Claudine Ise, The Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Surfaces Paradise, curated by Rafael von Uslar, Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, Holland
2004
Live forever, or die trying (manic abstract painting now), Torch Gallery, Amsterdam
Pulse of America, aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
2003
Without Fear or Reproach, curated by Jerome Jacobs, Witte Zaal, Ghent, Belgium
The Alumni Show, curated by Nina Felshin, Wesleyan University, CT
2002
Mirror Mirror, curated by Jane Simon, MassMOCA, North Adams, MA
Painting as Paradox, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Artists Space, NYC
Portrait Obscured, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
2001
Psychedelia, aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
Sheroes, Clairefontaine Gallery, Luxembourg
Ignoring Boundaries: Image in the Landscape, The Fields Sculpture Park, Ghent, NY
2000
Snapshot, The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
Other Worlds, curated by Erika Belle, 28 Wooster Street, NYC
1999
Distilled Life, curated by Medrie MacPhee, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Stars of Track and Field, Debs & Co., NYC
Acrylic/Plastic, Trans Hudson Gallery, NYC
Unbehagen der Geschlechter/Gender Trouble, curated by Lutz Heiber and Gisela Theising, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
1998
Bob and Wheel, dfn Gallery, NYC
Skin Deep, curated by Stefanie Nagorka, 123 Watts Gallery, NYC
The Erotics of Denial, curated by Bill Arning, E.S. Vandam, NYC
1997
Material Girls: Gender, Process and Abstract Art Since 1970, curated by Harmony Hammond, Gallery 128, NYC
Very Large Array, Debs & Co., NYC
Silence = Death, curated by Lutz Heiber and Gisela Theising, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany
1996
Geopony, Adam Gallery, London
Graphic Responses to AIDS, Victoria & Albert Museum, London
1995
Interference, London Artforms, London
Other Rooms, Four Walls at Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC
1993
New Jersey Arts Annual, Newark Museum, NJ
Contacts/Proofs, Jersey City Museum, NJ
1991
Outrageous Desire, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Situation, curated by Nayland Blake and Pam Gregg, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Hot Off the Press, Zimmerli Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
Marginal Majority, Aaron Davis Hall, CUNY, NYC
Printmaking Fellowships Exhibition, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1990
Use: Anatoly Pronin, William Rodwell, Carrie Yamaoka, Jersey City Museum, NJ
Word as Image, Proctor Art Center, Bard College, NY
Queer, Wessel O'Connor Gallery, NYC
A Force of Repetition, curated by Alison Weld, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, Body. Once Removed, Sorkin Gallery, NYC
1989
Surfaces, Henry Feiwel, NYC
Indicators: The Word as Image, Coup de Grace Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
1988
Wedding Pictures, Four Walls at White Columns, NYC
Hudson County Artists, Jersey City Museum, NJ
Four Painters, Coup de Grace Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
Double Vision, curated by Fred Wilson, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY & Longwood Arts Project, Bronx, NY
Yesterday, Asian American Arts Centre, NYC
1987
The Last Supper, Ludlow Graphic Arts, NYC
Ten Chinatown, Asian American Arts Centre, NYC
1985
Christopher Engel, Joy Episalla, Carrie Yamaoka, Four Walls, Hoboken, NJ
1983
Seven Painters, Ramapo College, NJ
1981
Rutgers National Drawing Show, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
1980
Group Exhibition, Bette Stoler Gallery, NYC
Education
1979
Wesleyan University, BA in Studio Art
1977-78
Tyler School of Art, Rome, Italy
Grants & Fellowships
2009
One-year studio residency at Painting Space 122, NYC
2006
Fenenin El-Rahhal/Nomadic Artists, Working Artists' Summit, Egypt
1998
Residency at Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire,UK
1995
Residency at Braziers International Artists Workshop, Oxfordshire, UK
1990
Printmaking Fellowship, Rutgers Center for Innovative Printmaking, Rutgers University, NJ
1988
ArtMatters Inc., NYC
1986
Two-month residency at Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
Reviews & Publications
2010
Séverine Cattin, 'Des œuvres-miroirs qui ne cessent d'évoluer', L'Express/Magazine: Beaux arts, February 15
Alexandre Caldara, 'Cette semaine Carrie Yamaoka est l'autre', www.les-autres.ch, http://les-autres.ch/invites_page/20100213_yamaoka/yamaoka.html February 13
JC2, 'project: rendition', Public Culture, Volume 22, Number 1, Winter 2010, pp 119-126
2009
2009 Elisabeth Lebovici, ' Carrie Yamaoka å Bruxelles', Le Beau Vice, http://le-beau-vice.blogspot.com/2009/12/carrie-yamaoka-bruxelles-i-will-have.html, December 19
Claude Lorent, 'Un minimalisme brilliant et coloré', Le Libre Belgique, November 27, page 6
2008
2008 SIDE x SIDE, exhibition broadside, with essay by Dean Daderko, published by Visual AIDS, illus.
Break The Rules! Sammlungen Hieber/Theising, exhibition catalogue, Mannheimer Kunstverein, illus.
2007
i will have been there after you have already arrived, exhibition catalogue with an essay by Faye Hirsch, 'The Interiority of Surfaces', published by Aeroplastics Contemporary, Galerie Une and Torch Gallery, illus.
2006
Johnson, Ken; 'Blessed Are the Merciful', The New York Times, April 14, p.32
2005
Hirsch, Faye; 'Abstract Generations', Art in America, October, p.191
Johnson, Ken: 'Everywhere's the Same: Nowhere in Particular', The New York Times, June 3, p. 34
Foster, Hal: 'Six Notes on Vanishing', Vanishing Point, (exhibition catalogue), publ. by Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, p. 27
Isé, Claudine: Vanishing Point, (exhibition catalogue), publ. by Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, pg. 48-49, illus.
2004
Smith, Roberta; 'Carrie Yamaoka , World Hotel', The New York Times; June 25, p. E33
Levin, Kim; 'Pick: Carrie Yamaoka', Voice Choices, Village Voice; June 2-8
2003
Boyce, Roger ; 'Neither Here Nor There: Mirror Mirror at Mass MoCA', ART New England, Feb/March 2003
2002
The New Yorker, 'Carrie Yamaoka', Art/Galleries-Chelsea, June 17 & 24, p.30
Johnson, Ken; 'Carrie Yamaoka', The New York Times; May 24, p. B37
Mahoney, Robert; 'Carrie Yamaoka', Time Out/New York, issue 347, May 23-30, p.75, illus.
Baum, Rachel; Painting as Paradox; exhibition catalog, publ. by Artists Space, p.2, p.12, illus.
2000
Leffingwell Edward ; 'Carrie Yamaoka at Debs & Co.', Art in America, July 2000, p.111, illus
(t)here; exhibition catalogue with an essay by Bill Arning, 'At the Threshold of the Picture', publ. by Debs & Co, NYC, Anton, Saul; www.newyork.citysearch.com, illus.
Hammond, Harmony; Lesbian Art in America: A Contemporary History; Rizzoli International Publications, illus.
1999
The World, 'Carrie Yamaoka', issue #55; published by The Poetry Project, NYC, pp. 47-55, cover, illus.
1998
Skin Deep; exhibition catalogue publ. by 123 Watts Gallery, NYC, illus.
Arning, Bill; 'Editor's Choice: Carrie Yamaoka', Bomb, Spring 1998, issue no. 63, illus.
Arning, Bill; 'Carrie Yamaoka', Time Out/New York, January 15-22, Issue no.121, illus.
Grimm, Jay; "Three Shows in Chelsea", Critical Review, http://www.creview.com/review.cfm?id=890
1997
Carrie Yamaoka, published by Debs & Co., NYC, illus.
1996
Gray, Nicola; 'Interference', Third Text, Number 34, Spring, London
Women's Art Magazine, 'Interference', January-February, London
1995
Smyth, Cherry; 'Interference', Time Out/ London, November 15-22
1990
Westfall, Stephen; Art in America, September, illus.
Cyphers, Peggy; Arts, April, illus. Cover; March, NYC
Public Collections
The Victoria & Albert Museum, London
The Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
Additional informations
Member of fierce pussy public art collective, 1991-95
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