Sarah Brayer speaks at TED

“Creating luminescent beauty in Japanese paper” was the title of my worldwide TED talk audition  in Tokyo.  You may view the talk here. The TED experience is testament to the power of positive ideas, and how that reinforcement inspires listeners and speakers to both reach higher and go to new […]

Oceanic Moon collected by the Johnson Museum of Art

Oceanic Moon, a 5-panel luminescent paperwork has found a new home in the Johnson Museum of Art’s permanent collection in Ithaca, New York. As the first work in the Luminosity series to enter a museum collection, it is a fulfillment of my dream to take Luminosity to public spaces. More news […]

Pouring Hot Glass, Beijing

Excited to be working in a new medium while in China, I created glass works at the Schoolhouse studio at Mutianyu, Beijing last autumn. I experimented with adding photo-luminescent pigments to the hot glass, which resulted in a mysterious glow at night. These works were shown in Kyoto at Gallery Shinmonzen in November.  

A Sea of Clouds

“Sea of Clouds,” (50 x 50 cm) is my latest editioned print.  I have developed a new way of embedding the aquatint image between washi fibers as if the clouds were drifting through the piece. The washi and print are integrated into one. Each piece is slightly different due to the […]