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Born and raised in British Columbia, Canada, Jana Sasaki is a BFA graduate from Thompson Rivers University, and a recipient of the Helen Pitt award. Jana has exhibited her work locally and internationally in venues located in Japan, USA,
UK and the Netherlands. She currently lives and works in Vancouver, BC

2021          Injustice & Indentity – The Cube, Kamloops Art Gallery – Curated - Craig Willms
2012          Wabi-Sabi…Hafu – Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier, The Netherlands
2010          Hapa Family – Kamloops Art Gallery – The Cube, Kamloops, BC, Curated - Craig Willms
2002          Yonsei – Further Explorations – Clearwater, BC
1997          Yonsei – UCC Gallery – Kamloops, BC

2021          Collective Memories: Japanese Canadian Reflections, Kamloops Museum & Archives,BC
2020          Window Art Show, Heart of the City Festival, Japanese Hall, Vancouver, BC
2018          ANIMA Casa Rural AIR Annual Exhibit, Galeria Daniel Diaz, Guadalajara, MEXICO
2018          Emerge Festival, Gallery Gachet, Vancouver, BC
2017          AlterNation, Kamloops Art Gallery, BC (Curated by Adrienne Fast)
2017          DTES SAG Group Show, Interurban Gallery, Vancouver, BC (Curated by Jen Castro)
2016          International Mini Print Exhibit, Manhattan Graphics Center, New York, NY, USA (Juried)
2016          Green Door IPE, Banks Mill Studios, Derby, UK
2014          Betwixt me and i, Red Gate Arts Society, Vancouver, BC
2014          HYPHEN, @thisopenspace, Vancouver, BC
2013          UBCO Fina Gallery, Kelowna, BC (Juried)
2012          Manhattan Graphics Center Show, MGC, New York, NY, USA (Juried)
2012          Navigating Currents, SGCI, Sheraton, New Orleans, LA, USA
2012          BIMPE VII, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC (Juried)
2012          Re-Story: Works from the Permanent Collection, Kamloops Art Gallery (Curated)
2012          Bearing Witness, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC (Curated)
2011          3rd Annual International Printmaking Exchange, Green Door Printmaking Studio, Derby, UK
2011          Cascade Print Exchange V, Fairbanks Gallery, Corvallis, Oregon, USA
2011          Here and There, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts, Toronto, ON (Juried/Curated)
2009          Living Between Two Cultures, CityScape Art Space, North Vancouver BC (Juried/Curated)
2009          Mod Pop - Kamloops Printmakers, The Cube, Kamloops Art Gallery, BC (Curated)
2008          Curator’s Choice, The Cube, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC (Curated)
2008          Hot Off the Press, Malaspina Printmakers Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2008          BIMPE V, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC (Juried) Honourable Mention Award
2008          Across Disciplines, TRU Art Gallery, Kamloops, BC (Juried)
2007          The Extravagantly Unsane – Gallery 181 – Iowa, USA
2001          Prevalent Concerns – Kamloops Art Gallery – Kamloops, BC (Curated - Andrew Oko )
2000          Cheju International Prints Art Festival – Cheju Culture Center, Cheju, Korea
1999          International Mini-Print Biennial – National Museum of Art, Cluj-Napoca, Romania (Juried)
1999          4th Kochi International Exhibition of Prints – Ino-Cho Paper Museum, Kochi, Japan (Juried)



2020          "Puertografico: the Tracing of History" Southern Graphics Conference, Puerto Rico, USA
2017          "Identity and Belonging" Thematic Art Residency, ANIMA, San Isidro Mazatepec, Mexico
2012           Amsterdams Grafisch Atelier - Printmaking Residency
2012           “Re-Story” Exhibit - Community Perspectives Tour, Kamloops Art Gallery
2012           “Navigating Currents” Southern Graphic Conference, New Orleans, USA