About the Artist

English/Japanese

Yasuomi Hashimura (New York, USA & Tokyo, Japan)

Yasuomi Hashimura was born in Japan.

He moved to the U.S. in 1968, and established Hashi Studio in New York in 1974. Working for a multitude of advertising agencies in America and around the world, he has created images for over five hundred of the world’s top companies and brands.

Alongside his commercial career, Hashi has continuously worked on his fine art photography. In 1985, his work titled Rainbow In Space was created for WFUNA (World Federation of United Nations Associations) as a limited edition art print to accompany the commemorative stamp issue honoring the United Nations University. Previous selections for UN limited edition art prints have included such legendary artists as Salvador Dali, Joan Miró, Keith Haring, and Andy Warhol. Other representative works of Hashi include Cheers (selected for Esquire Magazine’s Fiftieth Anniversary Poster), Four Stones, Buffalo Dream, his American Indian series, the Future Déjà Vu series which explores the world of Hashigraphy, and his A Moment’s Eternity series that represents his Action Still Life works.

Solo Exhibitions

2009 “Rome: Future Déjà Vu” National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo
2006 “A Moment’s Eternity & Future Déjà Vu” Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
1989 Seibu Yurakucho Art Forum, Tokyo
1985 Mikimoto Gallery, Tokyo
1985 United Nations, New York

Group Exhibitions

1998 International Exhibition of Photography & Related Visual Arts,Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
1997 International Exhibition of Photography & Related Visual Arts,National Taiwan Arts Education Institute, Taiwan
1989 New York 5,New York Art Directors Club, New York

Publications

MEMORY FRAGMENTS: TOKYO (2015)
HASHIGRAPHY: Rome: Future Déjà Vu (2009)
STILL LIFE: a moment’s eternity (2006)
HASHIGRAPHY: future déjà vu (2006)
The Eternity of a 100,000th of a Second
with text by Wahei Tatematsu, Photos by Hashi (2006)
STILL LIFES BY HASHI (1989)
ON BURMA by HASHI (1989)
American Indians by HASHI (1989)