KEN + JULIA YONETANI

N a m e : KEN + JULIA YONETANI

Born & Lives

Ken Yonetani

1971 Born in Tokyo, Japan
PhD in Visual Arts, Sydney College of the Arts, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
MA in Visual Arts, School of Art, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Bachelor of Economics, Chiba University of Commerce, Chiba, Japan

Julia Yonetani

1972 Born in Tokyo, Japan
PhD in History, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
MA, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan
BA, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017 The Emperor's New Clothes, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2016 The Great Exhibition, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2015 The Last Temptation: the art of Ken + Julia Yonetani, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Wishes, Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Periodic Tales: The Art of the Elements, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
The Last Supper, Bega Valley Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
The Last Supper, Tweed River Art Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
The Last Supper, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Close Encounters, ArtPlay, Melbourne, Australia
The Last Supper, Western Plains Cultural Centre, New South Wales, Australia
The Last Supper, Hawkesbury Regional Gallery Australia, New South Wales, Australia
The Last Supper, Glasshouse, Port Macquarie Regional Gallery, New South Wales, Australia
2014 Un autre rêve, L’abbaye de Maubuisson site d’art contemporain, Val d’Oise, France
The Last Suppermarket, Melbourne Art Fair, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations, Fehily Contemporary, Melbourne, Australia
The Last Supper, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2012 Crystal Palace: The Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nuclear Nations, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia
What the Birds Knew, 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Sydney, Australia
2011 Sense of Taste, GV Art, London, UK
Ultrabuddha, Glasshouse, Port Macquarie, Australia
Still Life: The Food Bowl, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Ultrabuddha – that is why I want to be saved, Artereal Gallery, Sydney, Australia
2010 Ultrabuddha – that is why I want to be saved, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane, Australia
GLOBAL WARMING IS OVER! (If you want it.), Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia
2009 Sweet Barrier Reef in Venice, Dianne Tanzer Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Sweet Barrier Reef for the 21st Century – Play Strauss' waltz grandly, La Trobe University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
2005 Sweet Barrier Reef, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
fumie-butterfly mandala, West Space, Melbourne, Australia
Sugar Project-Underwater, Phatspace, Sydney, Australia
2003 fumie-tiles, CSIRO Discovery, Canberra, Australia

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Honolulu Biennial, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Countercurrents, Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, Australia
2016 Perpetual Uncertainty, Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden
Kenpoku International Art Festival, Ibaraki, Japan
Constituent Concreteness, Mizuma Gallery, Singapore
2015 Solid State: Casula Powerhouse, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
Camera Atomica, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Scientific Gardening, ERES-Stiftung, Munich, Germany
Radioactive: the Return of Godzilla in Japan, RMIT Gallery Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
2014 Hypothèse de l’impact géant, Le Carreau, Cergy, France
2013 If the World Changed, Singapore Biennale 2013, National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
Sydney Contemporary 13, Installation Contemporary, Carriageworks, Sydney, Australia
but mostly air, ANU School of Art Gallery, Canberra, Australia
Not Book, Beit Ha'ir, Tel Aviv, Israel
19th International Symposium on Electronic Art, Powerhouse Museum, Sydney, Australia
Foundation’s edge: artists and technology, QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, Australia
Art & Science, GV Art, London, UK
2012 Art+Food, Brenda May Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Keeping Up Appearances, NKV, Wiesbaden, Germany
2011 Your Move: Australian Artists Play Chess, Samstag Museum, Adelaide, Australia
Imagining the Future, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Arboreal, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
That’s not how you make porridge, Goulburn Regional Gallery, Australia
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize, Woollahra, Sydney, Australia
Palimpsest #8, Mildura, Victoria, Australia
Art & Science, GV Art, London, UK
Sir John Sulman Prize, Art Gallery of NSW, New South Wales, Australia
Precious, Sydney College of the Art, Sydney, Australia
2011 Josephine Ulrick and Win Schubert Photography Award, GCAG, Australia
Underfoot. Overhead, Object Gallery, Sydney, Australia
genart_sys, Australia Council for the Arts, Sydney, Australia
2010 2010 Stan and Maureen Duke Gold Coast Art Prize, GCAG, Australia
Your Move: Australian Artists Play Chess, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia
Fisher’s Ghost Art Award, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
Once Removed, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney, Australia
2009 Satellite APT 6, Jan Manton Art, Brisbane, Australia
Woollahra Small Sculpture Prize 2009, Sydney, Australia

Awards

2014 Creative Australia New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
Asialink Residency Grant, Victoria, Australia
2013 Creative Australia New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
2012 Arts NSW Creation and Presentation Grant, 4A Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Creative Australia New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
NAVA Marketing Grant, New South Wales, Australia
2011 Inter-Arts Residency Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
Kone Foundation Residency Grant, Finland
2010 ANAT, Synapse Residency Grant, Adelaide, Australia
Creative Australia New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
NAVA Marketing Grant, New South Wales, Australia
2008 Creative Australia New Work Grant, Australia Council for the Arts, New South Wales, Australia
2005 NAVA Marketing Grant, New South Wales, Australia
2003 Japan Foundation Grant, Sydney, Australia
Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, NAVA, New South Wales, Australia
ACT Quick Response Grant, Canberra, Australia

Public Collections

Mainland Art Fund, Victoria, Australia
Artist Pension Trust, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Macquarie Bank Art Collection, Sydney, Australia
Art Bank, Sydney, Australia
Balnaves Foundation, Sydney, Australia
Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, Paddington, Australia
Australian National University School of Art, Canberra, Australia
Rockhampton Art Gallery and Mildura Arts Centre, Brisbane, Australia

Residencies

2014 Asialink Residency, The University of Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan
2013 ZK/U Berlin, Germany
2011 Inter-Arts Residency, Navegar Foundation, Portugal
Kone Foundation Artist Residency, Finland
2010 Synapse Art/Science Residency, funded by ANAT in Mildura, Australia
2005 Gunnery Studio Residency, Sydney, Australia

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