Yusk Imai

Self Taught.

Born in Chicago, Illinois in 1982, son of Nobuhiro Imai (JPN) and Elizabeth Garcia (BRA).


2016 - "The Mortal Drama" at Backwoods Gallery. Melbourne, Australia.

2015 - "Elsewhere" at Konstart. Stockholm, Sweden.

2013 - "Oblivion" at Backwoods Gallery. Melbourne, Australia.

2011 - "You have no chance with coincidence" at Backwoods Gallery. Melbourne, Australia.

2010- "Born into this" at Galleria 600 (Leica Gallery). São Paulo, Brazil.

2007-  "New Japan" debut solo exhibition at Joh Mabe gallery. São Paulo, Brazil.


2011 - Installation at MIS - Museum of image and Sound. São Paulo, Brazil.

2011- Wallpainting at MIS - Museum of Image and Sound. São Paulo, Brazil.

Groupshows/artfairs/wall projects

-VULICA Brazil project, organized by the Brazilian Embassy in Minsk, Belarus. With Finok, L7M, Speto, Ramon Martins, OsGêmeos. 

-K.O.N.T. project in Tallinn, Estonia – The 2011 European Capital of Culture.

-R.U.A. Festival at the Netherlands. 27m height wall painted for the event, at Rotterdam’s Eye Hospital (Oghuis)

-"A study of Darkness" presented by Backwoods Gallery, in Melbourne, Australia.    

-"Below the Surface" at Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City CA, USA.                          

-"Between worlds" presented at Corey Helford Gallery, Culver City CA, USA.                

-"A Study of Camouflage" a group show curated by Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne Australia.

-Stroke Artfair in Munich, Germany.

-Featured at 19karen Gallery in Queensland, Australia.

-Group show "Portrait Gallery" at Kallenbach Gallery in Amsterdam, Holland.

-The Genuine Anti Cool exhibition and book release, at Backwoods Gallery.

-"A Study of Hair", A group show curated by Alexander Mitchell presented at Backwoods Gallery.

-"A Study of Eyes" hosted by Backwoods Gallery in Melbourne, Australia..

-"A Study of hands" group show, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia, curated by Alexander Mitchell. 

-Feira Parte Art fair, Paço das Artes – USP, São Paulo, Brazil.

-“Conquistadores” group show at Strychnin Gallery in New York, USA. 

-“The exhibition of the english Alphabet” Alexander Mitchell (AUS) as curator. Sydney, Australia.