John Sabraw

John Sabraw (b.1968, Lakenheath, England) is an artist and activist. His paintings, drawings and collaborative installations are produced in an eco-conscious manner, and he continually works toward a fully sustainable practice. He collaborates with scientists on many projects, and one of his current collaborations involves creating paint and paintings from iron oxide pigments extracted in the process of remediating coal mine polluted streams and rivers. Sabraw’s art is in numerous collections including the Museum of Contemporary Art of Honolulu, the Elmhurst Museum in Illinois, Emprise Bank, and Accenture Corp. Sabraw is a Professor of Art at Ohio University where he is Chair of the Painting + Drawing program. He has most recently been featured in Time magazine, National Geography, TED, Smithsonian, New Scientist, and Great Big Story.

Chroma S11

2013

AMD pigments and other paints on aluminum composite panel

36 x 36 inches

Chroma S2 Sol

2015

AMD pigments and other paints on aluminum composite panel

36 x 36 inches

Chroma S4 Blue

2016

AMD pigments and other paints on aluminum composite panel

36 x 36 inches

St. Francis

2018

24k gold leaf, acrylic resin, acrylic and oil paint with AMD iron oxides on aluminum composite panel

36 x 36 inches

Terra Carto 2

2017

laser etched paper, acrylic paint on conservation board

24 x 24 inches

Terra Carto 4

2017

laser etched paper, acrylic paint on conservation board

24 x 24 inches

Carbondale

2019

16 Steel plates, micro biotic acid mine drainage residual, acrylic resin, local hardwoods, stain

48 x 48 inches

Silver Mirror 1

2019

Natural vein graphite, graphite dust, acrylic resin on composite aluminum panel. Frame: 24k gold leaf, acrylic paint on mostly local hardwoods

48 x 48 inches without frame, 72 x 72 inches with frame

Polar Chroma Rift 1

2020

AMD pigments and other paints, resin, on wood panel

30 x 30 inches

PC 101

2020

AMD pigments and other paints, resin, on wood panel

12 x 12 inches

PC 103

2020

AMD pigments and other paints, resin, on wood panel

12 x 12 inches