Yusuke SUGIZAKI

artist, silkscreen printmaker
 
Born in Kanagawa prefecture in 1975. Majored in Oil Painting at Department of Painting of Tama Art University. After graduation, joined an image production company, then a printing company to work as a graphic designer. In 2004 went to the US and was struck by the posters of psychedelic rock of silkscreen prints exhibited in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (MOMA). From 2005 majored in Printmaking at the Art Students League of New York and started to express the borderless world-view integrating oriental icons and vivid colors of posters of psychedelic rock through employing the silkscreen print technique. Came back to Japan in 2007 and started to work for a sundry goods manufacturer in Tokyo as a graphic designer. As well as pursuing the silkscreen print technique, exploring the way of expression which goes beyond the world of print by employing media and techniques other than silkscreen print such as Giclee print and paintings. 
 
Solo Exhibition

2009.4    Kyoto DOHJIDAI GALLREY
2009.9   The Artcomplex Center of Tokyo
 
Group Exhibition

2005.12  The Holiday Show and Sale in the League's Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery
2006.12  The Holiday Show and Sale in the League's Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery
2009.7   Kyoto Art Fair2009 IMA ART AUCTION
2009.9   KOBE ART MARCHE 2009 Presents Charity Auction
2009.11 Young Artists Japan Vol.2