Brooklyn-based Japanese artist Yui Kugimiya tackles the duality of everyday and solitary activities through splashes of color, at times soft pastel, at others strong and bold, isolated and self-contained amidst stretches of plain canvas.

Yui Kugimiya
Yui Kugimiya
Tokyo, 1981

Past Exhibitions

Yui Kugimiya: In A Heartbeat

Galería Enrique Guerrero
05/02/2019 — 30/03/2019

Kugimiya Yui: Naked Table

Galería Enrique Guerrero
21/07/2016 — 10/09/2016

Solo Shows

Yui Kugimiya, PAGE(NYC), New York, NY

Robot Open Sesame, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY

Naked Table, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico

East River, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY

Cat Moshimoshi, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.
Cat Brushing Teeth and other works, Urban Video Project and Light Work, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

Group Shows

Screen City Biennial, Stavanger, Norway
Abacus, Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
Like, Curated by Richard Kern, Galerie Sebastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland


A Verdant Summer, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY
Vivid Bra, Curated by Helena Anrather, New York, NY


Muscular, Curated by John McAllister, KANSAS, New York, NY
Come In, Curated by Scott Wolniak, Bermuda Gallery, Milwaukee, WI


Didn’t Start the Fire, Curated by Nadia Ayari, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, NY
2014 White Columns Benefit Exhibition + Auction, White Columns, New York, NY
Visible Soul, The VanDernoot Gallery at University Hall, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Cambridge, MA

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Tokyo Country of birth: Japan Date of birth: 1981 Lives in: Brooklyn, New York