Essay published: Paper’s Inner Light

“ON Sarah Brayer: Paper’s Inner Light,” Joann Moser’s essay documenting my history with paper, has been published in Hand Papermaking’s Summer 2022 issue. Joann Moser is Senior Curator Of Graphic Arts Emerita at the Smithsonian Art Museum. Joann came to Japan in 2012 and visited my studio and the Echizen […]

Video of Sarah Brayer’s Inner Light 内なる光 Exhibition

This video documents my solo exhibition, Inner Light 内なる光, which took place at Komyo-in temple, Kyoto, 4/28/21-5/5/21.  25 paperworks made in washi (handmade Japanese paper) are highlighted, including phosphorescent paperworks, from the Luminosity series, which have a glowing presence in the dark. A special Luminosity gallery was housed in the […]

New Midnight Moon edition

In the Studio July 2020 Midnight Moon, a new edition! Midnight Moon editioning began in March, while it was still cold in the studio. Here it is July, and the prints are now complete. The project starts with handmade mulberry paper (kozo) that has gaps between the fibers.  When the […]

African Journal and Constellation series

May-August 2020 Lions in the Sky, mulberry paperwork with phosphorescent pigment, indigo & ultramarine, 32 x 42″ The greens are bursting out, as we “shelter in place.” I hope you are safe and well during this challenging time. How wonderful it is to have art lovers and friends like you […]

New York Print Club 2017 presentation artist

 “Crescent Glow” is the title of the print edition which I created for the NY Print Club membership. It was unveiled in NY in November 2017. The print is a silkscreen on mulberry washi with a handmade luminescent moon which was adhered to each print which makes each print unique. […]

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SARAH BRAYER London exhibit

“Sarah Brayer: Luminosity” opens November 2-14 in London, sponsored by Hanga Ten. The exhibit is at Gallery 8, St James’s, London.  Artist opening reception: November 8th, 6-9 pm. Recent paperworks and prints will be on display. I will be giving 2 gallery talks on Nov 9th, at 12:30 pm, and Nov 10th at 18:30. […]

LUMINOSITY Castellani Art Museum exhibition video

“Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer” included a special gallery for the LUMINOSITY series at the Castellani Art Museum. Watch as the phosphorescent poured paperworks reveal themselves in shifting light. Viewers enter a darkened gallery as a special soundtrack created by Steve Greene began. Viewers witnessed shifts in mind and perception during a […]

Castellani Museum of Art reception

Castellani Art Museum, October 26, 2014, speaking about the 18 works on view at “Between Two Worlds: Poured Paperworks by Sarah Brayer”

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 […]

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 […]