Past Exhibitions



“Arrow Five Years Out Challenge”, July 4 ~ 6, Denver, CO

“Arrow Five Years Out Challenge”, July 4 ~ 6, Denver, CO

I was selected as one of the artists to create a sculpture that expresses a concept of innovation and imagination of what the world might look like in 5 years. It will be displayed during the Cherry Creek Arts Festival in Denver over the 4th of July weekend.



From Waste to Art III, Baku, Azerbaijan, May 30 ~ June 4, 2014

  Nova and Flame were in the Third International “From Waste to Art” exhibition in Baku, Azerbaijan. The exhibition was presented by Tamiz Shahar company. I created “Flame” on site using materials found at the landfill in Qala.



“UMI”, February 1 ~ 28, Conway, AR


Raw Translation (Group Exhibition), Parma, Italy September 14 ~ November 14, 2013

Raw Translation (Group Exhibition), Parma, Italy September 14 ~ November 14, 2013

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Emergence at the Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA, August 31 ~ September 2, 2013

“Emergence” was in a group exhibition “Found and Unbound” curated by Shane Montgomery, featuring works by Animal Charm, Craig Baldwin, Howard Barlow, Justin Beckman, Matt Browning, Scott Fife, Sayaka Ganz, Guy Laramee, Shaun Kardinal, and Jason Mecier. This exhibition takes place at the Bumbershoot®: Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival in the Seattle Center over Labor […]



Group exhibition – Consumed: Nourishment & Indulgence, Bowling Green, OH, September 6 –October 20, 2013

Consumed: Nourishment & Indulgence Curated by Jacqueline Nathan and Lucy Long Willard Wankelman Gallery Opening events September 13-14



“Environmental Impact” (Traveling Group Exhibition) 2013 ~ 2016

“Environmental Impact” (Traveling Group Exhibition) 2013 ~ 2016

September 1 – October 31, 2013 Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH November 19, 2013 – February 4 , 2014 The R.W. Norton Art Gallery, Shreveport, LA February 22 – May 4, 2014 Kalamazoo Institute of Arts, Kalamazoo, MI May 24 – July 6, 2014 Roger Tory Peterson Institute, Jamestown, NY August 1 – September […]



“Luminariales”, Franklin, IN, Sep 4 ~ 19, 2013

                      “Luminariales” by Sayaka Ganz and Jim Merz   September 4 ~ 19, 2013 Exhibition at the Margot Theatre & JCFA Atrium Franklin College 101 Branigin Boulevard • Franklin, Indiana 46131 Artist Talk and Opening Reception September 4th at 7:00 pm(Henderson Conference Room)





“Danze Della Natura”, Cecina, Italy, March 30 ~ May 26, 2013

  March 30 ~ May 26, 2013 Fondazione Culturale Hermann Geiger Piazza Guerrazzi 32/33, 57023 Cecina (LI) Italy Danze della Natura – Sayaka Ganz from antonio chiavacci on Vimeo.  



Solo Exhibition “Dances of Nature”, Greenville, Illinois, September 14 ~ October 12, 2012

Solo Exhibition “Dances of Nature”, Greenville, Illinois, September 14 ~ October 12, 2012

4 sculptures: “Stream”, “Fogo”, “Feng Shui”, and “Who”   Opening Reception: September 14, 2012, 6:30 ~ 8:30pm Rowland Gallery, Maves Art Building, Greenville College First and Beaumont, Greenville, IL 62246



ThinkTank “Work in Progress”, Jess Benjamin Studio, Omaha, Nebraska July 30 ~ August 4, 2012

The ThinkTank brings together people from diverse backgrounds in order to share ideas across disciplines and formulate new ways of thinking. Visit us during our work week, July 30th thru August 3rd at http://www.facebook.com/ThinkTankOmaha Post on our facebook page a photograph of what you think work is. These photographs will be on display as well […]



Isetan Mens Window Display, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan August 1 ~ 27, 2012


(High) Trash, Feb 12 ~ May 19, 2013, Burlington, VT

(High) Trash, Feb 12 ~ May 19, 2013, Burlington, VT

(High) Trash is a group exhibition at the Robert Hull Fleming Museum on the University of Vermont campus. February 12 ~ May 19, 2013 Robert Hull Fleming Museum University of Vermont 61 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT 05405 www.flemingmuseum.org  



REDUX: Repurposed Materials, October 26 – November 30, 2012, Fredericksburg, VA

REDUX: Repurposed Materials, October 26 – November 30, 2012, Fredericksburg, VA

Work included: Nova   REDUX: Repurposed Materials (Group exhibition) October 26 – November 30, 2012 Opening Reception: October 25, 2012, 5-7pm DuPont Gallery University of Mary Washington Galleries 1301 College Avenue Fredericksburg, VA  22401   Gallery hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday: 10am to 4pm Saturday and Sunday: 1 to 4pm Closed during University holidays and […]



“Flotsam and Jetsam” November 1, 2013 ~ January 24, 2014, Terre Haute, IN

Flotsam and Jetsam (Group Exhibition) Work to be included: Nova November 1, 2013 through January 24, 2014. Sheldon Swope Art Museum 25 South 7th Street Terre Haute, In  47807 www.swope.org