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Asuka Ohsawa





Asuka Ohsawa



b. 1973, Torrance, California (Japanese -American)

Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY



Education:

MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

BFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA



Solo Exhibitions:

2014

Double Solo Show: Its All Fun and Games, The Flat, Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy



2012

Space Invaders: Genesis, Nancy Margolis, New York



2011

Space Invaders: The Next Generation, The Flat, Milan, Italy



2010

Space Invaders, Richard Heller, Santa Monica, CA



2009

Spring Fever, Horton Gallery, New York, NY



2008

Gulliver in Wonderland, The Flat, Milan Italy



2007

Little Red Riding Hoods Scooter Squad, Deitch Art Parade, New York, NY

XX, Sunday L.E.S., New York, NY



2005

On The Street Where We Live, Freight + Volume, New York, NY

At an Angle, The Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT

Untold Stories, Gallery 825 Bergamot Annex, Santa Monica, CA

All Are Equal, But Some Are More Equal Than Others, Greory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA



2004

Metaphors, NAO Porject Gallery, Boston, MA



2002

Animal Tale: Tribute to Toba Sojo, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Tufts University Gallery, Aidekman Art Center, Medford, MA



1998

Creatures, INMO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA





Group Exhibitions:

2013

Scope Art Basel, The Flat, Basel, Switzerland

Cast Party, Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY



2012

Workspace Artists in Residence, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Summer Group Exhibition, Nancy Margolis, New York, NY

Art First, The Flat - Massimo Carasi booth, Bologna, Italy



2011

Contemporary Istanbul, The Flat-Massimo Carasi, Istanbul Convention & Exhibition Center

JAPANCONGO, Magasin - Centre National d Art Contemporain de Grenoble, France; Garage Center of Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia; Palazzo Reale, Milano, Italy



2010

Irrelevant, Arario Gallery, New York, NY Last Thursday, La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA

Corrupt Susceptible Hearts, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA

The Limbo Collection, the Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milano, Italy



2009

Brooklyn Bailout Burlesque, Factory Fresh, Brooklyn, NY

The Speakeasy Show, the Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milano, Italy



2008

Tenderly, SUNDAY, New York, NY



2007

Meet Cute, Heskin Contemporary, New York, NY

Traveling Scholars Exhibition, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2006

There Goes the Neighborhood: Part Deux, sixspace, Culver City, CA



2005

Ghosts of Little Boy, National Japanese American Historic Society Peace Gallery, San Francisco, CA



2004

And Now They Arent. But They Are, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Notorious Impropriety, Samson Projects Gallery, Boston, MA

Are We Not Men?, The Office Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA

Refraction, Andrewshire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Sadie Hawkins Dance, Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

18th Annual Drawing Show, Boston Center for the Arts, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

Humananimals, Viento y Agua Gallery, Long Beach, CA



2003

Sweet Dreams, No Name Exhibitions at the Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN

Human Beast, California State University, Long Beach, CA



2002

Contrary Equilibriums, Asian American Arts Center, New York, NY

Annual Salon Show, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA



2001

17th Annual Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA



2000

Boit Exhibition, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



1998

Coast to Coast and In Between, California State University Long Beach, CA;

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, IL

The End of the World, University of Tennessee, Nashville, TN



Awards:

2012

Frans Masereel Centrum Residency, Kasterlee, Belgium

Center for Book Arts Residency, New York, NY



2010-2011

Visiting Artist Faculty, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2010

Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture, California State University, Long Beach, CA



2009

Visiting Artist Lecture, University of Nevada, Reno, NV

Printmaking Department Visiting Artist Lecture, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2008

Illustration Department Visiting Artist Lecture, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY



2006

Alumni Traveling Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2002

Printmaking/Papermaking Area Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



2000

Teaching Assistantship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA



1997

Traveling Grant, California State University, Long Beach, CA

Dramatic Arts Allied Guild Scholarship, Long Beach, CA