Born in Kyoto, Japan, Yoko Inoue earned an M.F.A. from Hunter College of the City University of New York. Her work has been shown at Brooklyn Museum, SculptureCenter, Rubin Museum, Momenta Art and Art in General in New York as well as at other international and national venues. Inoue has received a NYFA Fellowship in Sculpture and Cross-disciplinary/Performative Work, Tides Foundation Lambent Fellowship, Franklin Furnace Fund, The Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, Guggenheim Fellowship, GAPS 9-11 Fund and Jerome Foundation Travel and Study Grant. Residencies include Skowhegan, LMCC Workspace, Smack Mellon, .ekwc in The Netherlands, Civitella Ranieri in Italy and Sacatar Foundation in Brazil. Inoue is a 2011 recipient of the Anonymous Was A Woman award.

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