Sato Yamamoto is a Japanese artist who uses her advanced prink-making skills to create works that celebrate diversity and multi-culturalism. Her unique style includes advanced and abstract printmaking and paper-making skills, that she perfected during her time in studying in New York City. Moving to The United States was a pivotal experience for Sato. In New York, she attended the School of Visual Arts and later enrolled in Dieu Donné papermill at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In her studies, she learned the techniques and skills of printmaking and paperwork, but her exposure to New York City’s multicultural landscape had the greatest effect on her as an artist. Her artistry gained notice and in 2018 and she was honored with an invitation to the Awagami Paper Factory in Tokushima, Japan to learn the art of traditional Japanese Washi paper-making.
Sato intends her artwork to connect people through shared feelings and experiences, regardless of their backgrounds. In her work, she depicts emotions, tells stories and expresses memories common to many. She strives to aptly communicate experiences and feelings that are relatable to wide audiences, and that her work will inspire and uplift viewers from all backgrounds.