Takeshi Nakayoshi MFA




Takeshi Nakayoshi

Born: 1952 Osaka,  Japan

Education: San Francisco Art Institute, BFA 1977, MFA 1982

Home: San Francisco, California

Selected Solo Shows:

  • 45 Fremont St., San Francisco,  Abstracted Nature  2019  presented by Shorenstein Realty Service, L.P
  • Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California “Beyond Impression”  

                       532 Bryant St, Palo Alto, CA 94301 2018

  • Sobrato Organization presents "Roaring Wave"  Paintings by Takeshi Nakayoshi at 500 Terry Francois Blvd. San Francisco (Cisco Meraki San Francisco headquarters) 2018
  • 555 California Sreet, (entire ground floor lobby of the former Bank of America Headquarters building),San Francisco, California 2017
  • 425 Market Street, San Francisco, California 2017
  • Bryant Street Gallery, Palo Alto, California 2012
  • 555 California Street, San Francisco, California “Collidism” 2009
  • Chroma Art Design, San Francisco, California 2008
  • Citibank Building Headquarters, San Francisco, California 2007
  • Oakland Museum of California Collectors Gallery (3 man show), 2007
  • Maru Sankaku Shikaku Gallery, Kyoto, Japan 2003
  • Lantham Square Building, Oakland,  California 2002
  • Adapt Gallery, Berkeley, California 2000 & 2001
  • Editions Limited Gallery, San Francisco, California 1997
  • Ebert Gallery, San Francisco, California1996
  • 1879 Gallery, Belmont, California1995
  • Studio One Gallery, Oakland, California1993
  • Dot Gallery, Kyoto,  Japan 1983

Selected Group show

  • Works Gallery, San Jose, California
  • Misho Gallery, San Francisco, California
  • Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, California
  • Fong, Hankins & Nakayoshi,  “Beyond Sense - One Mind”
  • Prince Street Gallery 530 W 25th St # 402, New York, NY., New Members Show
  • Chroma Art Design“Bay Area Abstract Art - A Contrast in Styles” (this show received a “Don’t Miss” designation from Kenneth Baker, the leading art critic of the San Francisco Chronicle)
  • Chroma Art Design “Bay Area Figurative Art: A Contrast in Styles”
  • Chroma Art Design “The Second Tranche”
  • Chroma Art Design “Six Modernists”
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Artists Gallery, San Francisco
  • Dolby-Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco
  • Monterey Museum of Art, Monterey CA
  • Art Concepts Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
  • Gallery Soho, Palm Desert, CA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art,  Costa Rica
  • San Francisco Art InstituteGroup Alumni Exhibit
  • St. Francisco Hospital Fund Raising Auction, San Francisco
  • Norwalk Community Technical College Art Gallery, Norwalk CT
  • Oakland Federal Building
  • KobeEarthquake Relief, Diamond & Jewelry Center, San Francisco
  • Triton Art Museum, San Jose
  • Synopsis Corporation, San Jose
  • Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco
  • Cadence Corporation, San Jose
  • Kaiser Center, Oakland, CA
  • Syntex Corporation, San Jose
  • Gutai Art Gallery, Nishinomiya,  Japan
  • Selected Permanent Corporate Collections:
  • Adobe Corporation, US Headquarters, San Jose
  • Alza Corporation, Mountain View
  • Bank of America, Washington D.C.
  • Birka-White Law Office, San Francisco
  • Burns, Doane, Sweckers & Mathis LLP, Redwood Shores
  • C & C Investment. San Francisco
  • Cadence Corporation, San Jose
  • CB Commercial Real Estate, Sacramento
  • Don Sebastiani & Sons, Sonoma
  • Fairview Capital, San Francisco
  • Hale and Dorr Law Firm, Boston,  MA
  • Hyatt Regency Hotel, Irvine, California
  • Indus Corporation, San Francisco
  • Loral Western Development, San Jose
  • Macy’s Union Square, San Francisco
  • Marcus I. Millichamp, Oregon, WashingtonDC., New Jersey
  • MCI Corporation, San Francisco
  • Mills College, Oakland
  • nth Power, San Francisco
  • NEC Corporation, US Headquarters, Santa   Clara
  • Nordstrom, Atlanta, GA
  • Pyramid Technology, San Jose
  • Rolm Corporation. San Francisco
  • Saks Fifth Avenue, San   Francisco and Texas
  • Scios Inc., San Francisco
  • Sedgwick James, San Francisco
  • SNK (Shin Nippon Kanko) Corporation, San   Francisco
  • Ticor Corporation, San Jose


  • San Francisco Chronicle“Don’t Miss” designation by Kenneth Baker for last group show at Chroma Art Design in San Francisco 2010
  • ArtSlant Showcase Award Winner 2009
  • American Art Collector, Alcove Books Berkeley, California   2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2005
  • Desert Times, Palm Desert, California2000
  • Tri-Valley Herald 2003 
  • New York Times 1996
  • Museo de Art & Deseno Contemporaneo Review, Costa Rica 1996

Upcoming events


Tuesday, October 15, 6:00 at Pier 27

Access Institute for Psychological Services presents: Annual Art Auction Gala "Spectrum"



Currently showing