Scintillate: Solo Exhibition NYC at Ronin Gallery 11/3-12/15, 2023

In her solo exhibition “Scintillate,” Sarah Brayer captures moonlight in all its manifestations. Through the movements of moonbeams and waterfalls expressed with washi fibers and woodgrain, she instills her prints and paperworks with a vitality that flows across the surface and glows from within. As Brayer balances artistic control with […]

View Sarah Brayer documentary on NHK World

Watch a new documentary, “Confluence of Life” made by NHK World Japan. It traces my artistic journey to Japan and the Echizen paper studio.  Watch the process of making  “Lapis Waterfalls,” eight-door sized washi panels I made for Komyoin Zen Temple, Kyoto. You may watch it by clicking on this […]

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 […]