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Aya Uekawa (b.1979, Tokyo, Japan, Lives and works in Beacon, NY)


After graduating from the Liberal Art University in Japan in 2001, Uekawa moved to New York to become a contemporary artist and transferred to the City University of New York at Hunter. Two weeks later, 9/11 occurred. In 2004, Uekawa obtained a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts, though thought of giving up due to financial reasons, but went on to a master’s program at the school. While in the school, Uekawa started her artist career at Kravets|Wehby Gallery in Chelsea, New York. As a part time student, Uekawa receives MFA from Hunter College, CUNY in 2008. Currently lives and works in Beacon, NY, and shows at Neumann Wolfson Art in Upper East Side, New York.



Solo Exhibitions

2020|Forth Coming, Expo Chicago

2018|”Survivors And True Lies”(Two person Exhibition), Neumann Wolfson Art, New York

2016|“American Pies”, Kravets|Wehby, New York

2015|“Good Girls,” Kravets|Wehby, New York

2013|“Surreal Selves”(Three-person show), Baltimore Museum of Art, MD

2009|“Sanctuary Dreams,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

2008|”It’s A Really Small World,” Kravets|Wehby, New York, NY

2007|”Second World Complex,” Arndt+Partner, Berlin

2006|”Heavenly Terrace Common Park-Hunting For Happiness,” Kravets|Wehby, New York



Baltimore Museum of Art

Burger Collection

Fuhrman Family Collection


Neumann Family Collection

Ovitz Family Collection

Rose Art Museum

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