Ido Yoshimoto

b. 1978

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2016 Ido Yoshimoto - Tool, Object, Shape, December 3rd – December 18th, Curator's Cube, Tokyo, Japan

2016 New Work by Solange Roberdeau and Ido Yoshimoto, July 2nd – August 2nd, Cobalt Gallery, Mendocino, CA

2016 Elemental: New Work by Solange Roberdeau and Ido Yoshimoto, April 15th – June 15th, Tartine Bakery, San Francisco, CA

2014 Ido Yoshimoto - Astral Planes, August 23rd – September 15th, Ogaard Gallery, Oakland, CA

2012 Ido Yoshimoto: Incapsulated Worlds, March 1st – April 15th, New House Gallery, Ross, CA


Group Exhibitions

2017 Rat Bastards Pop Up at the Hammer Museum Store, curated by Lisa Eisner, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

2017 Geography of Hope, March 3rd – 26th, Toby's Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA

2017 Play Mountain East Opening Exhibition, February 24th – March 19th, Heath Ceramics, San Francisco, CA

2017 Rhizosphere, March 24th – April 9th, Midway Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2017 Chair Stories, January 28th – April 2nd, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

2016 Immense Love, November 18th – January 18th, Sweeney Kaye Gallery, Oakland, CA

2016 Paper, April 30th – May 30th, Toby's Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA

2016 Capturing the Moment: Visual Journals, January 23rd – March 27th, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

2015 Of Wood: Five Perspectives on Trees, May 2nd – 26th, Toby's Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA

2014 The Possible, January 29th – May 25th, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

2012 Sightlines, December 16th – January 22nd, Gallery Route 1, Point Reyes Station, CA

2010-11 A Group Exhibition: Art Rogers, Celine Underwood, Ido Yoshimoto and Rick Yoshimoto, December 3rd – January 2nd, Toby's Gallery, Point Reyes Station, CA




2017 A-Z Lab, Joshua Tree, CA; artist in residence UPCOMING

2017 Pirkle Jones Foundation, Point Reyes Station, CA;  Pirkle Jones Fund 2017 Visual Artist Support Program Recipient

2017 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT; artist in residence

2017 The Branson School, Ross, CA; artist in residence

2011 Decay of the Modern Water Infrastructure, Ido Yoshimoto and Eric Oldmixon, Geography of Hope Conference, Pt. Reyes, CA; public artwork commission


Professional Experience*

2017 Ramen Shop Oakland, Oakland, CA; permanent installation

2017 The Branson School, Ross, CA; instructor 

2015-Present J.B. Blunk House, Inverness, CA; fascilitator, sculpture restoration and artist in residence

1998-Present Pacific Slope Tree Cooperative, Point Reyes Station; arborist

2016 Ramen Shop Oakland, Oakland, CA; permanent installation

2016 Jamie Bush & Co., Los Angeles, CA; eucalyptus stools

2015-16 J.B. Blunk: painting, drawing, sculpture, November 14th – January 9th, The Landing Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; sculpture restoration

2015 Jamie Bush & Co., Los Angeles, CA; J.B. Blunk "Totem" sculpture earthquake retrofitting

2015 Ramen Shop, Oakland, CA; permanent installation

2014 West Coast Craft, December 6 – 7th, Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA; work featured

2013 Mark Dion, Ship Chandler, Port of Los Angeles, permanent installation, Los Angeles, CA; fabrication, research, artifact collection and installation

*excluding commissions for private clients


Publications & Press

2017 Lauren Murrow, "Roughing It No More", San Francisco Magazine

2016 Domingo Robledo, "To Catch an Abalone", Above Sea Level

2016 Tom Vanderbilt, "Communal Living, the 21st-Century Way", The New York Times Magazine (online publication)

2015 "Salmon Creek Farm: Part 2: Futures", video featured in Frieze Magazine (online publication)

2015 Ramona Barry and Rebecca Jobson, "The Craft Companion"; Thames and Hudson, AU

2014 Jennifer Lies, "Ido Yoshimoto: West Marin", Edition Local (online publication)

2012 Christine Chang Hanway, "In the Make Studio Visit with Ido Yoshimoto", Remodelista : Sourcebook for Considered Living (repost on online publication)

2011 Nikki Grattan, "Ido Yoshimoto, Point Reyes CA, Sculptor", In the Make Studio Visits with West Coast Artists (online publication) 


Workshops & Other Projects of Interest

2016 Andrea Zittel, "A-Z Lab: Weaving Workshop", Joshua Tree, CA; workshop participant

2014-16 Fritz Haeg, Salmon Creek Farm, Albion, CA; permanent installation and on-going participant