Sachiko Purser’s work is inspired by nature, narratives and nostalgia. It explores the imprint of the current environment of the natural world.
Here she presents her original woodblock prints based on the Japanese Ukiyo-e technique. Season of the Night: Autumn, Winter, Spring on Japanese paper (Mingei-washi) – Image size: W 40cm x H 26cm.
Sachiko Purser graduated from Cambridge School of Art in 2015. She went on to obtain an MA in Children’s Book Illustration, and more recently an MA in printmaking.
She is passionate about nature and the environment, especially the welfare of animals and birds. She combines traditional techniques such as Japanese woodblock and Sumi-ink painting with a contemporary perspective in printmaking. Sachiko is donating 50 per cent profits from sales in this exhibition to animal and bird conservation groups.
Sachiko has shown her work in a number of joint exhibitions including the Woolwich International Contemporary Print Fair in London and at the Cambridge Zoological Museum in 2018 with the title “Art of Storytelling”. Her recent project ‘Endangered Species’ was shortlisted for the David Shepherd Wildlife Foundation’s Wildlife Artist of the Year 2022.
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