Luminous Moon, a new paperwork edition

I have just completed “Luminous Moon,” editioned paperwork for the Luminosity series. The waning moon is seen partially covered by clouds in the night sky. The glow, as seen in the dark, reveals this mysterious quality of the shrouded moon. Please inquire by email.  

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 […]

Essay published: the Unique Art of Sarah Brayer

On Paper: the Journal of the Washington Print Club has published an essay about my unique works in paper. The essay traces my path through print and paper mediums to my most recent works. Joann Moser, the Senior Curator Emerita of Graphic Arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, wrote […]

Luminous R.B.G Series

  My latest works honor the luminous nature and legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. These five paperworks are part of my Constellation Series and celebrate the light and illuminating nature of R.B.G’s stance on equal rights for all persons. By seeing her glowing presence in the dark we are […]

Paper Talk podcast interview

Helen Hiebert’s “Paper Talk” podcast features an interview we did in my Kyoto studio about how I got started in the paper medium. Helen used to work at Dieu Donne papermill in NYC, where I first was inspired to work in paper.  She has made an excellent resource that documents […]

Open Studio: “Indra’s Cosmic Net”

The night sky has inspired a new series called “Indra’s Cosmic Net.” Fascinated by the interconnectedness of all formations: large as the universe, and small as cells, I have been using the long fibers of mulberry paper to create cells and “draw” in a new way. These new works are […]

MOON exhibition at the Herbert F Johnson Museum at Cornell, Ithaca, N.Y

MOON exhibition at the Herbert F Johnson Museum at Cornell, Ithaca, N.Y August 26, 2018 to January 13, 2019 Opening reception and artist talk Thursday, September 6, 5-7 pm. The talk is part of the Stoikov Lecture Series on Asian Art and will be held in the Wing gallery. Oceanic […]

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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 […]