Red Cord Designs

Yuko Suga

314.614.2547
redcorddesigns@sbcglobal.net

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2006 Analogy, Bonsack Gallery, Saint Louis, MO



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 The Imagery of Chess: Saint Louis, World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, MO (March 23-September 24, 2017)

2016 Ladies Knight: A Female Perspective on Chess, World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, MO (October 29, 2015-April 17, 2016)

2015 Biennial Faculty Show, Craft Alliance Center for Art and Design, Saint Louis, MO (July- August 2003-present)

2013 Muddy Rivers Art Show, Componere Gallery, Saint Louis, MO


2012 “Chess Inspires...”, Lambert-Saint Louis International Airport, Saint Louis, MO (October
2012-February 2013)


2006 Kelly Draper, Jan Hessel, Yuko Suga, Stix-Friedman Gallery, Saint Louis, MO



COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2013 “Creatures” Chess and Checker Set, Concept and Project Manager, Muddy River Arts, Saint Louis, MO

2012 “Chess”, Concept and Project Manager, Muddy River Arts, Saint Louis, MO


GALLERY REPRESENTATION

2005-present Craft Alliance Art and Design Gallery Shop, Saint Louis, MO


2014-17 Urban Matter, Saint Louis, MO


2005-6 Worthwhile, Charleston, NC


1989-95 Componere Gallery, Saint Louis, MO


SHOWS/FESTIVALS/EVENTS

2017 Edwardsville Art Center Holiday Show, Edwardsville, IL


2017 Brush and Hammer Open Studio, Maplewood, MO

2015-16 Maker’s Marque Holiday Show, Richmond Heights, MO


2014-17 Muddy River Arts Holiday Show, Ladue, MO


 2003-15 Craft Alliance Biennial Faculty Show, Saint Louis, MO


2011, 2012 Schlafly Art Outside, Schlafly Bottleworks, Maplewood, MO


2009 Cherokee Print League, Saint Louis, MO

2007-11, 2017 Contemporary Art Museum Open Studios, Saint Louis, MO



RADIO/VIDEO/PRESS

Erin McGrath Rieke, All the Art:  The Visual Quarterly of St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO, Summer 2017
http://issuu.com/alltheartstl/docs/summer2017uploadc?e=16685682/49577498 p.9


Kerry Marks, Interview, HEC-TV, Saint Louis, MO, March 24, 2017.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rzPwJXaEgU

Maurice Ashley, Interview, World Chess Hall of Fame, Saint Louis, MO, November 15, 2015.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqCL3l4II-Q

Jade Harrell, Interview, iHeart Radio, Saint Louis, MO, October 28, 2015.

Nancy Fowler, Interview, Saint Louis Public Radio, Saint Louis, MO, October 28, 2015.
http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/art-exhibit-aims-encourage-girls-and-women-play-
chess - stream/0

Krystin Arneson, Interview, Alive Magazine, Saint Louis, MO, October 27, 2015.
http://alivemag.com/ferguson-plays-a-role-in-wchofs-latest-female-focused-show/

Sarah Fenske, Interview, Riverfront Times, Saint Louis, MO, October 27, 2015.
https://www.riverfronttimes.com/artsblog/2015/10/27/how-a-st-louis-artist-took-on- ferguson-and-race-relations-in-a-chess-



EDUCATION

1997 MS, Occupational Therapy, Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO


1990 BA, Ancient Studies, Intense Minor in Metals under the tutelage of Heikki Seppa,
Washington University in Saint Louis, Saint Louis, MO



PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

2017-present Diversity Task Force, Craft Alliance Center for Art and Design, Saint Louis, MO


2016-17 Glass Studio Co-Chair, Craft Alliance Center for Art and Design, Saint Louis, MO


2003-present Metals and Glass Faculty, Craft Alliance Center for Art and Design, Saint Louis, MO


1993-1995 Freelance graphic designer, Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum (HOK), Saint Louis, MO


1991-1993 Graphic designer, Brainbusters, Tokyo, Japan


JUROR EXPERIENCE

2015 Awards Juror, Shaw Art Fair, Saint Louis, MO


WORKSHOPS

2017 “Mold-Making & Low Relief with Fused Glass”, John Burroughs School, Saint Louis, MO


2015 “Ceramic Mold Making for Fused Glass Sets”, John Burroughs School, Saint Louis, MO


2008 “Kiln Cast Branch Project”, for “The Communal Nest” by Susan Taylor Glasgow, Saint

Louis, MO