Past Exhibitions

Presentation: The Making of “Changing Tides”, March 12, 2015

The Making of “Changing Tides” Illustrated lecture by Sayaka Ganz Thursday, March 12 6:00-7:00 pm Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun Street, Fort Wayne Internationally-known local artist Sayaka Ganz will describe the process she used to develop and create the fascinating ocean-themed pieces on display at the Botanical Conservatory now through April 5. The evocative blue […]

Exhibition in Santa Monica, CA, September ~ November 2014

“American Trash (with smatterings of Eurotrash)” My sculpture “Piccadilly” is in this group exhibition with works by other amazing artists who use discarded items as art materials. eARThWe Gallery Preview: September 27th, 2014, 2~7pm Opening and Launch: October 4th, 2014, 6~10pm GALLERY INFO eARThWe Gallery D5 2525 Michigan Ave Santa Monica, CA 90404  

Exhibition in Roanoke, IN, November 2014

Exhibition in Roanoke, IN, November 2014

November 8th – November 29th Chris & Sayaka Ganz This will be our first joint exhibition as an artist couple, Chris will show mostly his prints and sketches, and I will show a variety of sculptural work, mostly plastic, from the past few years. Crestwoods Gallery 314 N. Main St. Roanoke, Indiana 46783 Hours: 10 […]

“Changing Tides”, Installation in Fort Wayne, IN, January 10th ~ April 5th, 2015

This is an installation in the Showcase Gardens of the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory, a space that merges the above-ground and under water forests together, with sea creatures like jellyfish, kelp, dolphins, sea anemone and corals all made of plastic waste. Installation ambient music “Deep Blue” by Alec Johnson can also be heard here Opening Reception: […]

“Midwestern Voices and Visions”, June 13 ~ July 27, 2014, Detroit, MI

    “Piccadilly” and “Waves” are in a group exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit.

“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


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