La Estación Gallery | Aska Irie
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Aska Irie



Aska IrieBorn in 1979 in Tokyo, Japan.

Lives and worksinLos Angeles, California, USA.

Studied visual art on the Toride Shoyo Fine Art Academy(Japan) and also in the Ochyanomizu FineArt Institute(Japan), completing a BFA coursework at ENPEG National school of painting,sculpture and engraving “La Esmeralda”(México).Founding “Cacahuates Japoneses” an artist collective founded with the colaboration ofIchiro Irie and Horacio Cadzco and being publicated in several ilustration and comics magazines and beeing part of diferent book publications.

She has exhibited in México, the United States, Japan, China, Singapore and Argentina since 2002.


Aska Irie creates fantastic landscapes filled with characters and creatures of her imagination where childhood and adulthood collide into a singular continuum. With a voracious curiosityand a prolific desire for the creative act, her body of work includeink and color pencil drawings, acrylic painting, whimsical mixed media works, and her signature bead panels and canvases. Despite their playful appearance, Irie’s works contain deep erallegories relating to current events, personal struggle, notions of paradise, eroticism, the natural world, geometry, and urban life whose hidden meanings reveal themselves over time.