Sachiko Purser

Sachiko Purser’s work is inspired by nature, narratives and nostalgia. It explores the impact of the current environment on the natural world.

Here she presents Sumi-ink paintings. Endangered Species: Forest Elephant and Javan Rhino on Japanese paper ( Shikoku-shi). Image size: W 30cm x H 43cm.

And original woodblock prints. Snow moon, Season of the Night: Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring on Japanese paper (Mingei-washi). Image size: W 40cm x H 26cm.

Sachiko Purser graduated from Cambridge School of Art in 2012 with a BA in Illustration. 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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