Riko Nakasone has been Curator and Director of Bau-Xi Gallery in Vancouver since 1999.
The Bau-Xi Gallery has been a member of the Art Dealers Association of Canada since the early 1970s and, in Vancouver, a founding member of the South Granville Gallery Association. Over the years, the iconic Vancouver gallery has expanded to include Foster/White Gallery in Seattle, Bau-Xi Gallery in Toronto, and Bau-Xi Photo, which is one of the few strictly photography galleries in Toronto.
Nakasone is a strong supporter of the visual arts in Vancouver and volunteers on the selection committee for Splash, the annual art auction of non-profit organization Arts Umbrella. She is also one of the key organizers for the South Granville Galleries Association and the annual South Granville Galleries ArtWalk.