Focusing on Dr Jennifer Sanzaro-Nishimura

Jennifer Sanzaro-Nishimura is exhibiting prints
in

Wetlanders Exhibition
me gallery, St Leonards
9 – 27 October.
Click here to see more about this exhibition

Jennifer has been a printmaker for over 26 years and has been lecturing in print-media at Queensland College of Art, Griffith University since 2004, Griffith College since 2016 and is also a Flying Arts Alliance facilitator.

J Sanzaro-Nishimura, Declining Red Knots 2, 2018, cyanotype

She was president of Impress Printmakers Studio Brisbane from 2008-14, facilitating their transition into Kedron Substation no 8, now Impress Printmakers Studio and Gallery, also initiating the Regenerate print portfolio as the inaugural print portfolio for Impress.

Jennifer works across most forms of print-media including, relief, and intaglio, lithography in various forms, monotype, serigraph and digital.  Her practice includes drawing, painting, and design.  She completed her Doctor of Visual Arts degree at QCA in 2013.

Jennifer has completed residencies in Manila, Vanuatu and two in Hawaii and held solo exhibitions in Hawaii, Manila, Philadelphia and Australia.  She is a master printer, has been commissioned to print for Judy Watson and Inkahoots and conducts printmaking workshops for Impress, Toowoomba Art Society, Lines in the Sand and other community groups.

For her, sharing skills and collaboration facilitates understanding between people of all cultures.  She is coordinator and curator of international print exchange exhibitions Vie Du Pacifique-Pacific Life and Vie Du Pacifique II a quadrennial print exchange between countries in and around the Pacific.

J Sanzaro-Nishimura, Red Knots Decline IX Scroll, 2018, serigraph and mixed media

She exhibits regularly in group and solo shows, her work is held in public and private collections nationally and internationally.  She works from her studio Cursing Crows Press and is a founding member of Migaloo Press, a group of Brisbane women artists who collaborate, exhibit and produce projects together at Brisbane Visual Arts Community.

Jennifer will be running a Mokulito (wood lithography) workshop at me gallery on Sunday 27 October.  Click here for more information.

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About Claire B

I'm a passionate printmaker, paper-maker and a poor sketcher (which I'm working to improve). I've stitched from early childhood and am a perpetual student, loving learning and participating in everything creative.
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