MASAKI YADA

Born in 1979, Tokyo
Lives and works in Berlin, London, Tokyo

Education

2012 MA Contemporary Art Theory, Goldsmiths College, University of London
2011 MA Fine Art, Chelsea Art and Design College
2008 Post Graduate Diploma,
Chelsea Art and Design College, London
2006 BA Fine Art, Central Saint Martins Art and Design College, London
2003 Foundation Diploma, Chelsea Art and Design College, London

Artist in Residence

2014 Zentrum fur Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin
2009 Cite Internationale des Art, Paris
2008 Florence Trust Studios, Islington, London
2007 The Muse at 269, 269 Portobello Road London

Awards

2009 First Prize, the Open West, Cheltham
2006 Celesta Art Prize, shortlisted, London
2002 European beauty international public offering Spanish grand prix spreading/ displaying, Sun Tongue tail city, Spain
2001 Museum of ‘MIURA’ Painting Award, shortlisted, Japan
2001 Hitachioota Painting Prize, shortlisted, Japan

Selected Exhibitions

2015
"Painting as Language", The Muse Gallery, London
'Behind the Brushstroke', Camberwell Space, Camberwell College of Art

2014
"The Modernity of the Masterpiece", Mark Ransom, London

2013
Art Grain, Berlin
From the Univeristy Collection, University of London Arts

2012
"Lost Image in Memories", Zero 10, London
'Young Masters', The Cynthia Corbette project, London
'AIR Retrospective', Muse Gallery, London

2011
'Iconoclasts', Lloyds Club, sponsored by the Rothschild Collection, London

2010
'The Art of Display', The Courtauld Institute of Art, Summerset House,
'Mostra itinerante', Alexandropolis, Isola di Samothrace, Technopolis Athene, Russia, China

2009
Art Miami
Tokyo Contemporary Art Fair
Florence Biennale, Italy
'Young Masters', The Cynthia Corbette Project, London
'Old Masters Reinterpretation' Rollo Contemporary Art, London
The Open West, University of Gloucestershire gallery
'Gothic', Contemporary Art Society, Sotheby's
The London Art Fair, The Cynthia Corbett, London

2008
'Intermezzo Show' Rollo Contemporary Art gallery, London
'Whisper of Immortality' Natalia Goldin gallery, Stockholm
Red Dot Miami, The Cynthia Corbett, London,
Slick 08, Paris, The Cynthia Corbett, London
'Works on Paper', Empire gallery, Vyner street, London
Open Studios, Florence Trust Studios, Islington, London
'Eros and Tanatos' Primo Piano Livingallery, Lecce, Italy

2007
'Forbidden Fruit', The Muse at 269, London
'Seduced', Window Gallery in collaboration with Barbican Center
'Artists in Residence Retrospective', The Muse at 269, London
'THE DREAM The Subconscious' Primo Piano Livingallery, Lecce, Italy
'Artists in Residence Retrospective', The Muse at 269, London
'Dream Subconscious' Primo Piano Livingallery, Lecce, Italy
'PORTRAIT NEW TREND', Primo Piano Livingallery, Lecce, Italy

2006
"Layers", Window Gallery, at Central Saint Martins, London
"Layers", Window Gallery, at Central Saint Martins, London
'A Group Exhibition', The Muse at 269, London
'THE GRADUATES 06', Stroud House Gallery, Gloucester
'XHIBIT 06', The Arts Gallery, at University of the Arts London, London
'Gloaming', Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London

Collections
Zabludowicz Art Trust
Alison Myners Collection (Chair of ICA London),
University of Arts London
Private collections in London, Italy, China, Denmark, USA

Commissions
2016 Private collector, Copenhagen
2015 Private collector, London
2014 Private collector, London
2012 University of the Arts, London
2007 Zabludowicz Collectoin

Publications
Neo-Cha, After the Masters, June 15, 2016
Notting Hill Post, MASAKI YADA: Become happier and ore fulfilled, BY MARY-LU BAKKE,24 September 2015
Country and Town House, The Modernity of the Master Piece. by Anastasia Bernhardt
Berliner Woche, "Art Grain prasentiert Kunstler in Kornerkiez" 07 October 2013
The Guardian, "Making modern art pay by degrees" Saturday 01 June 2013
Painting without Paint, January 18th, 2012
Artdaily.com, "Young Masters Inspired by Old Masters to Exhibit at Cynthia Corbett Gallery, Thursday 31 October 2011
Art Glossary, 07 September 2011
FAD website, Forbidden Fruit, Masaki Yada, 23 May 2007
Notting Hill London, myvillage.com Masaki Yada @ The Muse, 2007
USA

Public Talk
Nagoya University of Arts, 2014
"Resurrection of Subjectivity", 2014 at Zentrum fur Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin
"Post-Soviet Discourse", 2014 at Zentrum fur Kunst und Urbanistik, Berlin
"Anti-Postmodernism", 2014 at Werkstadt, Berlin

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