Yumiko IZU 井津 由美子

Yumiko Izu (井津 由美子 b. 1968, Osaka, Japan. New York-based) studied at the Visual Arts School in her hometown of Osaka, Japan and later moved to the United States, where she obtained her B.A. from the Brooks Institute of Photography in California. In 1998 she relocated to Manhattan, New York and worked in commercial and editorial photography before launching her fine-art career in 2003, using 8x10 and 11x14 large-format cameras and the platinum/palladium printing process. Since 2008 Izu has been producing large-scale pigment prints. She is a recipient of the 2007 Photographers’Fellowship from the Center for Photography at Woodstock and has held numerous exhibitions in the United States and Japan. Her recent series include Secret Garden and Faraway, published by Serindia in the monograph Resonance, and Icarus, to be debuted in Paris and Bangkok in 2018. Izu resides in Rhinebeck, New York.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Secret Garden, 1839 Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, TAIWAN
2017 Resonance, 1839 Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, TAIWAN
2017 Icarus, Gallery Bauhaus, Tokyo, JAPAN
2014 Secret Garden, Gallery Bauhaus, Tokyo, JAPAN
2013 Faraway, Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, JAPAN
2008 Secret Garden, Jennifer Jane Gallery, New Haven, CT USA
2008 Secret Garden, Galerie BMG, Woodstock, NY USA

DUO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Yumiko Izu & Kenro Izu, Scheinbaum & Russek Ltd, Santa Fe, NM USA

2018 Yumiko Izu & Kenro Izu, In Camera Galerie, Paris, FRANCE

2018 Yumiko Izu & Kenro Izu, Serindia Gallery, Bangkok, THAILAND


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 25th Art Taipei 2018, Taipei, TAIWAN

2017 The Beauty of Contact Print, Taiwan Photo Fair 2018, Taipei, TAIWAN

2017 LIFE, Gallery Bauhaus, Tokyo, JAPAN

2017 Gelatin Silver Session PORTRAIT, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, JAPAN

2016 La Bal, Zeit Foto Salon, Tokyo, JAPAN

2016 Songs of Lao, Serindia Gallery Annex, Bangkok, THAILAND

2016 Gelatin Silver Session, Irie Taikichi Memorial Museum of Photography, Nara, JAPAN

2015 Songs of Lao, Booker Lowe Gallery, Houston, TX USA

2015 Music in the Wood, The Woodstock Artists Association & Museum, Woodstock, NY USA

2015 Gelatin Silver Session, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, JAPAN

2014 Home Grown, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY USA

2014 Songs of Lao, Howard Greenberg Gallery, NY USA

2014 DEARDORF, Gallery Bauhaus, Tokyo, JAPAN

2013 Hommage to Shoji Ueda, Shoji Ueda Museum of Photography, Tottori, JAPAN

2013 Gelatin Silver Session, Axis Gallery, Tokyo, JAPAN

2009 Fifth Anniversary Celebration, Galerie BMG, Woodstock, NY USA

GALLERY REPRESENTATION

Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, USA

Robert Klein Gallery, Boston, USA

Scheinbaum & Russek, Santa Fe, USA

In Camera Galerie, Paris, France

Gallery Bauhaus, Tokyo, Japan

Serindia Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand

1839 Contemporary Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan

 

AWARD
2007 Photographers’ Fellowship, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, New York

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY /Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, NY