Yasue Maetake was trained in glass art in Japan and the Czech Republic before moving to New York. Her work has been exhibited extensively in the US and abroad including 10th Sonsbeek in the Netherlands, and more recently, at the 58th Venice Biennale at the Palazzo Benzon. Oth- er exhibitions include at The Hole, New York, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands; Espacio 1414, The Berezdivin Collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico; Queens Art Museum, NY; Micro- scope Gallery in New York. Fredric Snitzer, Miami, FL; Kimball Art Center, UT ; Taiwan Design Expo ‘22.
Maetake was named as one of “20 international women advancing the field of sculpture” by Artsy and a recipient of New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture and an artist residency in the studio of El Anatsui in Ghana sponsored by the Agency for Japanese Cultural Affairs. In 2022, Maetake is awarded a grant from the New York State Council on the Arts for the completion of her large-scale project in upcoming years. She earned her MFA from Colum- bia University in New York.