Profile

Yuko Matsuzawa

1975 Japan

Biography

2005-2006 Master of Visual Arts, Sydney College of Arts (Australia)
2004 Master of Studio Arts, Sydney College of Arts (Australia)
2002-2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Western Sydney (Australia)
2000-2001 Diploma of Fine Arts, TAFE NSW (Australia)

Awards/Artist in Residence

2008 “Fiskars” – artist in residence (Fiskars, Finland)
2007 “BankART Studio NYK” – artist in residence (Yokohama, Japan)
2005 “Nagasawa Art Park” – artist in residence (Awaji Island, Japan)
“Willoughby Art Prize Student Award” (Sydney, Australia)
2004 “Provost Art Award” (Sydney, Australia)
“The Perfect Diary 2004″ (Sydney, Australia)
2001 “Hornsby TAFE Painting Award” (Sydney, Australia)
“Absolute Vodka Bondi Art Prize Painting Award” (Sydney, Australia)

Permanent collection

2005 University of Sydney Centre of Continuing Education (Sydney, Australia)

Solo/Duo exhibitions

2013 “tsumugu” dreamscape Kyoto Art Centre(Kyoto Japan)
2010 “in this big jar” POLARIS☆THE ART STAGE(Kamakura Japan)
“haku” Matsudo Art Line Project(Chiba Japan)
2008 “forest drop” (Fiskars, Finland)
“arifureta kaze (usual wind) -beautiful relationship-” GINZA KOMATSU (Tokyo, Japan)
“open studio -beautiful relationship-” BankART Studio NYK (Yokohama, Japan)
2007 “beautiful relationship” Wallspace Gallery (Sydney, Australia)
“root” Crossbay Gallery (Sydney, Australia)
2006 “Un” Gallery GO (Tokyo, Japan)
2004 “Life if cool (with Luis Martinez)” Firstdraft (Sydney, Australia)
2003 “sense” YZ Gallery Space (Sydney, Australia)
“Life is cool (with Luis Martinez)” YZ Gallery Space (Sydney, Australia)
2002 “YUKO” Gallery Cafe (Sydney, Australia)

Group exhibitions

2013 “tsuzuku”"minnnano tsuzuku” Tokushima LED Art Festival JUMP(Tokushima Japan)
2012 “tsuzuku” Tokushima LED Art Festival HOP(Tokushima Japan)
“Small is Big” Art Concentration Art Salad(Seoul Korea)
2011 “hikari wo aogu” Koganecho Bazaar 2011(Yokohama Japan)
「waiting for” Nakanojo Biennale 2011(Gunma Japan)
2010 “a thousand year” Sakushima Project (Aichi Japan)
2009 “enishi” Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial (Niigata, Japan)
“messages from young painters” Sudo Gallery (Kanagawa, Japan)
2008 “Hanga of Japan” Art Sydney (Sydney, Australia)
2006 “Water colour wood block prints” DIC COLOR SQUARE (Tokyo, Japan)
“Art on the Rocks” The Rocks (Sydney, Australia)
2004 “Art on the Rocks” The Sydney Visitor Centres at The Rocks (Sydney, Australia)
“MCQ International Student Art Prize” Chifley Tower (Sydney, Australia)
“Chrysalis” May Street Gallery (Sydney, Australia)
“loss of space” Hornsby TAFE Gallery (Sydney, Australia)
2003 “What is my world” Newspace Gallery (Sydney, Australia)
“Dymocks Art Competition” Dymocks Stationery Superstore (Sydney, Australia)
“Liverpool City Art Prize” Casula Powerhouse Art Centre (Sydney, Australia)
“Willoughby City Art Prize” Willoughby Civic Centre (Sydney, Australia)
“Gallery 4A Annual Members Show” Asia-Australia Arts Centre (Sydney, Australia)
“Sprung” Riverside Theatre (Parramatta, Australia)
“Woollahra Art Prize” (Woollahra, Australia)
2002 “Willoughby City Art Prize” Willoughby Civic Centre (Sydney, Australia)
“Gallery 4A Annual Members Show” Asia-Australia Arts Centre (Sydney, Australia)
2001 “Fisher’s Ghost Art Award” (Campbelltown, Australia)
“North Sydney Art Prize” Asia-Australia Arts Centre (Sydney, Australia)
“Woollahra Art Prize” (Woollahra, Australia)
“Absolute Vodka Bondi Art Prize” (Sydney, Australia)
2000 “Willoughby City Art Prize” Willoughby Civic Centre (Sydney, Australia)