Yuko Shirashi (b. 1956, Tokyo, Japan) lives and works in London, and studied at Chelsea College of Art. She studied Art at Chelsea School of Art, London (1978-82). Her work includes painting, installation, architecture projects and recently music.
Yuko Shiraishi has exhibited extensively worldwide and has had major one-person museum exhibitions at Tate Gallery, St Ives, UK (1999) and Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (2002), and has recently shown at Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Germany (2007/08), The Russian Club, London (2010), Shigeru Yokota Gallery, Tokyo (2011), Kukje Gallery, Seoul (2012). Shiraishi is represented by Annely Juda Fine Art where she has had one-person exhibitions in 1997, 2001, 2005 , 2009 and 2013. Her latest exhibition, Netherworld, travelled from London to Església del Convent de Sant Domingo, Pollença (2014).
From 2001-2004 Yuko Shiraishi was the commissioned colour advisor for the new BBC central office buildings in London. Her other architectural projects include Field Institute Hombroich, Insel Hombroich, Germany with Tadashi Kawamata and Katsuhito Nishikawa (2001), Swimming Pool at Insel Hombroich with Mie Miyamoto and DJ Jonathan Moore – Coldcut (2005), Jiundou Hospital, Tokyo (2005-2008) and Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (2006). Yuko Shiraishi curated the Kyoto Art Walk 08 (2008), created ‘Canal Walk’, a temporary wall painting commission at Regent’s Canal, London (2008) and has released the music album ‘Specimen’ (2011).
Last updated: 23.09.2014