Born in Tokyo, Yuasa received his B.F.A. in 1990 at San Diego State University, and his
M.F.A. at California Institute of the Arts in 1992 and have taught painting at the University of California, San Diego. He has exhibited in museums and galleries in both the United States and Japan. Also, his work is in numerous public and private collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan; the Nerima City Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan; and the Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts,Tochigi, Japan. The artist currently lives in San Diego California.
The artist relinquishes narrative content to explore delicate interplays between color, texture and dimension. Repetitive spheres and pearlescent paints are employed to produce rich variations of sheen and transparency, volume and space. Perception of an elusive, subtle beauty is the viewer’s reward.