Sarah Brayer

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”

Sarah Brayer Receives Award from Japanese Ministry of Culture

On June 28, 2013 Japan’s Ministry of Culture awarded Sarah Brayer its Bunkacho Chokan Hyosho (“Commissioner’s Award”) for her contribution to making Japanese culture better known and understood internationally, through her original creations in Echizen washi (Japanese paper).

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 […]