Yok & Sheryo



YOK (b.1978) Australia
SHERYO (b.1984) Singapore


Interdisciplinary artist duo based in Brooklyn, NY.

We create Paintings, Sculptures, Public Art Murals and Experiential Installations


Themes we explore in our work:
  • Animism, Contemporary Folklore & Mythologies
  • Cultural Syncretism
  • Intercultural dialogues and investigations towards society’s mercurial natures

Our artwork is symbiotic with our life of travel and adventure 💥️



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Read the interview with Art Gallery Western Australia (AGWA) ︎


Yeahnahnesia: The imaginary world of artists Yok & Sheryo


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Client List


Billionaire Boys Club
Nike
Vans
W Hotels
Mad Decent Records
Patron Tequila
Adidas
Converse




Contact


sheryo@gmail.com
theyok@gmail.com

Solo exhibitions

2024 “Title TBC” Backwoods Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2024 “Rebirth” Potatohead Bali, Indonesia

2022 “Temple of Frivolous Wishes: Yeahnahnesia” AGWA Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth

2016 “Shadows” Solo Show, Masters Projects, New York, US

2015 “Nasty Goreng” Solo Show, Krause Gallery, New York, US

2014 “Mie Goreng” Solo Show, Turner Galleries, Perth, Australia

2013 “Pipe Dreams” Solo Show, Krause Gallery, New York, US


Group shows

2023 “C train to Kingston-Throop” LaMama Galleria, New York, US

2023 Straat Museum, Netherlands, US

2023 “Impending Doom” Superchief Gallery, Los Angeles, US

2022 “Alexface 20th anniversary show”, Bangkok, Thailand

2022 “Emerging to Established” Cass Contemporary, Miami, US

2021 Unruly Gallery, Amsterdam

2020 “Where the Sidewalk Ends” Chan+Hori Contemporary, Singapore

2019 “Entwine” Maybank Eco-weavers, National Museum, Singapore

2018 “Art from the Streets” ArtScience Museum, Singapore [Curated by Magda Danyz]

2016 “Singapore Critters” Singapour en France- le festival, Gare St. Sauveur, Lille, France [Curated by National Heritage Board Singapore]

2014 “Women on the Walls” Wynwood Walls, Miami, US [Curated by Jeffrey Deitch]


Residencies

2023 Bedstuy Art Residency, Brooklyn, NY, US

2023 KRNT Studios AIR, One Hotel, Kilauea, Hawaii

2021 Kevala Ceramics, Bali, Indonesia

2019 Paddle 8, New York, US

2016 “Google Tiltbrush” San Francisco, US


Public Art & Experiential Installations

2022 “Money” Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre

2019 “Temple of Self-Indulgence” St+Art India Foundation, Lodhi, New Delhi, India [Curated by Giulia Ambrogi]

2019 “Cobra King” Special Project, Moniker Art Fair, New York, US

2019 “Letters to Lodhi” Mural, St+Art India Foundation, Lodhi, New Delhi, India [Curated by Giulia Ambrogi]

2019 “Mural Oasis” Mural Commission, Las Vegas, US

2019 “NY Ice Cream Tour” with Billionaire Boys Club, New York, US

2018 “Seadragon: Public Silo Trail” Public Art Commission, CBH Group, Albany, Western Australia

2018 “Devil’s Lounge” Scope Art Fair, Miami, US

2017 “Varuna’s Vessel” St+Art India Foundation, Sassoon Docks, Mumbai, India

2017 “Bat Cave” Urbannation Museum, Berlin, Germany

2017 “Fallen Gargoyle” for “Magic City”, Munich, Dresden, Germany & Stockholm, Sweden [Curated by Carlo McCormick]

2017 “Kampung Singa” for “Lock Route” Gilman Barracks, Singapore [Curated by Chan Hori Contemporary]

2017 “Double Tigers” Public Art, Baandam Museum, Chiang Rai, Thailand

2017 “Uniqlo x Yok & Sheryo” Collab, New York, USA [Curated by Jeffrey Deitch]

2017 “Paint Phnom Penh” Public Art, Factory Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2017 “Red Hook Crit x Nike” Art Installation, New York, US

2017 “Facebook Singapore” Private Commission, Singapore

2016 “Ping Pong Auto Shack” Inner State Gallery, Detroit, US

2015 “Nike Air Max Con”, New York, US

2014 “Carbon Festival” Speakers Conference, Melbourne, Australia

2014 “Coney Island Art Walls”, Public Art, New York, US [Curated by Jeffrey Deitch]


Volunteer Art Teaching

2016 “Postcards from Ethiopia” supported by Australian Embassy, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

2011 “Little Lotus Project” supported by One Percent Organisation, Thai-Burma border





Interviews / Press


*Art Gallery of Western Australia “Yeahnahnesia: The imaginary world of artists Yok and Sheryo”

*Hypeart “Studio Visit”

*Acclaim Magazine “Interview: Sheryo & The Yok”

*Juxtapoz Magazine “Tales from Sheryo & Yok”

*Time Magazine “Virtual Reality is for Artists”

*The West Australian “Silo Mural project”

*Montana Cans “A Chinese Graffiti Moment”

*The Hundreds “Street Artists The Yok and Sheryo Take Over LA: Interview”

*Huffington Post “25 Women Pushing the Limits of Street Art Around the World”

*Huffington Post “25 Street Artists from
 Around the World who are Shaking Up Public Art”

*Complex Magazine "10 Rising NY Street Artists You Should Know”, "15 Street Artists to Watch in 2014”

*CBS New York "6 Women Street Artists You Should Know”


Publications



2023 “Island of Yeahnahnesia: Vol 1” Art Gallery Western Australia AGWA

2022 “100 Vandals”, Art Gallery Western Australia AGWA

2022 “Street Art NYC” Lord K2 and Lois Stavsky, Dokument Press

2021 “Street Art Today II: The 50 Most Influential Street Artists Today”, Bjorn Van Poucke, Lannoo Press

2018 “Art from the Streets”, Magda Danysz, Drago Publishing

2017 “Magic City: The Art of the Streets” Carlo McCormick and Don Stone, From Here to Fame Publishing

2015 “Un(Sanctioned): NY Streets”, Katherine “Luna Park” Lorimer

2012 *Los Logos: Vol 5” Gestalten Press

2010 “Sticker Bomb: Book 2”

2010 *Los Logos: Vol 4” Gestalten Press

2008 *Los Logos: Vol 3” Gestalten Press

2008 “Sticker Bomb: Book 1”

2007 “Sticker City”

2006 “Los Logos: Vol 2” Gestalten Press

2006 “The Art of Rebellion: Vol.1” Ginko Press by Christian Hundertmark

2005 “The Art of Rebellion: Vol.1” Ginko Press by Christian Hundertmark

2004 “Street Logos” Tristan Monaco


Various Magazines:
VNA, IDN, Juxtapoz, Artillery, Monster Children, Kingbrown