Noboru Sawai

1931 - 2016

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Biography

Sawai was born on Feb. 18, 1931 in Takamatsu, Japan. He learned English while working as a cook’s assistant at the U.S. military headquarters and he moved to the United States to study at the Lutheran Bible Institute. Shortly after his arrival, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and spent the next nine years at a TB hospital in San Antonio, Texas.

Once he was discharged, Sawai moved to Minnesota to resume his studies, first at Augsburg College, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in 1966, and then at the University of Minnesota, where he received his Master of Fine Arts in 1969. He moved back to Japan briefly in 1971, where he studied traditional woodblock printmaking but later that year he was back in Canada, taking a position in the University of Calgary’s Department of Art. Sawai taught printmaking and drawing in the department for 22 years, until he retired in 1993.
Sawai went on to establish a printmaking studio in Vancouver. He was internationally known for making erotic art, using imagery from diverse time periods, traditions, and cultures. Noboru also extended his interests to papermaking, and made several visits to Japan over the years to learn about and experiment with making his own handmade paper.


He taught woodblock techniques to the Inuit in Cape Dorset, Pangnirtung and Baker Lake, and his work has been shown in numerous exhibitions and competitions, and is in major public and private collections across Canada, the U.S. and Europe.
Sawai was a member of the Alberta Artist Association, the Japan Printmakers Association, the Malaspina Printmakers Society, and the Print and Drawing Council of Canada.

FORMAL EDUCATION

1962 DIPLOMA, LUTHERAN BIBLE INSTITUTE, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
1966 BACHELOR OF ARTS, AUGSBURG COLLEGE, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
1969 MASTER OF FINE ARTS, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
1970 STUDIED UNDER TOSHI YOSHIDA, INTERNATIONAL HANGA ACADEMY, TOKYO

PROFESSIONAL ART SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

1971 JAPAN PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION
1973 ALBERTA ARTIST ASSOCIATION
1977 CANADIAN PRINTS AND DRAWING COUNCIL
1985 PRINTMAKING COUNCIL OF GREAT BRITAIN
1989 CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS SOCIETY
1990 LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY
1990 MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION

RELATED EMPLOYMENT

1966 - 1968 ART INSTRUCTOR, MINNEAPOLIS LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL
1967 - 1969 TEACHING ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS
1968 ART INSTRUCTOR, INTERNATIONAL MUSIC AND ART CAMP, PEACE GARDEN, NORTH DAKOTA
1970 - 1971 ART INSTRUCTOR, BEREA COLLEGE, BEREA, KENTUCKY
1971 ART INSTRUCTOR, BANFF SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, BANFF, ALBERTA
1971 - 1993 PROFESSOR, PRINTMAKING AND DRAWING, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, ALBERTA
1993 PROFESSOR EMERITUS, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1973 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER, BC
1973 GUEST ARTIST, CFCN TELEVISION, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1974 GUEST ARTIST, VANCOUVER SCHOOL OF ART, BC
1974 GUEST ARTIST, TRIAD WORKSHOP, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
1975 GUEST ARTIST, RED DEER COLLEGE, RED DEER, ALBERTA
1975 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1975 VISITING INSTURCTOR, WESTERN WASHINGTON STATE COLLEGE, BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON
1975 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, SASKATOON
1976 GUEST ARTIST, ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART, CALGARY
1976 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA
1976 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG
1977 GUEST ARTIST, INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING SYMPOSIUM, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
1978 GUEST ARTIST, ESKIMO ARTS CONFERENCE, CANADA COUNCIL, OTTAWA
1978 JUROR, BURNABY ART GALLERY, BC
1978 GUEST ARTIST, "HANGA OF NOBORU SAWAI", CITIZEN'S CABLE TELEVISION PRODUCTION, HAMILTON, ONTARIO
1978 VISITING ART INSTURCTOR, VANCOUVER SCHOOL OF ART, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1979 "LET'S MEET AT 3:00", TBS TELEVISION, TOKYO
1979 "ADULT'S HOUR", TOKYO CHANNEL TWELVE TELEVISION, TOKYO
1979 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR OUTREACH PROGRAMME, MASSET, BC
1980 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA, PRINCE GEORGE, BC
1981 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR OUTREACH PROGRAMME, COURTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1981 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR OUTREACH PROGRAMME, FORT ST. JOHN, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1981 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, DAVID THOMPSON UNIVERSITY CENTRE, NELSON, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1981 GUEST ARTIST, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1981 VISITING ART INSTRUCTOR, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1982 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, FORT NELSON, BC
1982 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, CASSIAR, BC
1982 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, ATLIN, BC
1982 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, WHITEHORSE, YUKON
1983 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, OKANAGAN COLLEGE, BC
1983 GUEST ARTIST, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
1983 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, VANCOUVER, BC
1983 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1984 GUEST ARTIST, RED DEER COLLEGE, ALBERTA
1984 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, OUTREACH PROGRAMME, REVELSTOKE
1984 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, OUTREACH PROGRAMME, BURNABY ART CENTRE
1984 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, VANCOUVER, BC
1984 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, OUTREACH PROGRAMME, CORTES ISLAND
1984 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, EMILY CAR COLLEGE OF ART, OUTREACH PROGRAMME, POWELL RIVER
1984 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, WEST BUFFIN ESKIMO CO-OP, CAPE DORSET, NORTHWEST TERRITORY
1985 GUEST ARTIST, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
1985 GUEST ARTIST, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
1985 GUEST ARTIST, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, VANCOUVER, BC
1986 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, LESTER PEARSON COLLEGE, VICTORIA, BC
1986 GUEST ARTIST, NORTHWEST PRINT COUNCIL OF U.S. FOR THE FIFTH ANNUAL CONVENTION, VANCOUVER, BC
1986 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, SANAVIK INUIT PRINT CO-OPERATIVE, BAKER LAKE, NT
1986 GUEST ARTIST, THE EXPO '86, VANCOUVER, BC
1987 VISITING INSTURCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, LESTER PEARSON COLLEGE, VICTORIA, BC
1987 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, SANAVIK INUIT PRINT CO-OPERATIVE, BAKER LAKE, NT
1988 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, LESTER PEARSON COLLEGE, VICTORIA, BC
1988 VISITING ARTIST LECTURER, MANITOBA PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1988 VISITING ARTIST, THE ISRAELI CENTRE FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS, MA'A LOT, ISRAEL
1988 VISITING ARTIST LECTURER, THE ANTHROPOLOGY MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA, BC
1989 VISITING ARTIST, BANFF CENTRE FOR THE ARTS, ALBERTA
1989 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, RED DEER COLLEGE, ALBERTA
1989 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, LESTER PEARSON COLLEGE, VICTORIA, BC
1989 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, VERNON COMMUNITY ARTS CENTER, VERNON, BC
1989 JUROR, HOLMAN ISLAND ESKIMO CO-OPERATIVE, NORHTWEST TERRITORY
1989 CONSULTANT, SANAVIK INUIT CO-OPERATIVE, BAKER LAKE, NORTHWEST TERRITORY
1990 VISITING INSTRUCTORM SANAVIK INUIT CO-OPERATIVE, BAKER LAKE, NORTHWEST TERRITORY
1990 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, COMMUNITY ART COUNCIL, PARKSVILLE, BC
1990 JUROR, COMMUNITY ART COUNCIL, PARKSVILLE, BC
1990 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, VICTORIA, BC
1990 GUEST ARTIST, EMILY CARR COLLEGE OF ART, OUTREACH PROGRAM, BELLA COOLA, BC
1990 JUROR, ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY, VANCOUVER, BC
1991 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, ARCTIC COLLEGE, PANGNIRTUNG, NT
1992 GUEST ARTIST, SIMON PATRICH GALLERIES, VANCOUVER, BC
1993 VISITING ART INSTRUCTOR, OKANAGAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE, BC
1993 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, KAMLOOPS ART GALLERY, BC
1993 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, VICTORIA, BC
1994 VISITING ART INSTRUCTOR, ARCTIC COLLEGE, IQALUIT, NT
1994 JUROR, "1994 EASTERN ARCTIC ARTS AND CRAFTS COMPETITION", IQALUIT, NT
1995 PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP, RICHMOND ART CENTRE, BC
1995 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, VICTORIA, BC
1996 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, EMILY CARR INSTITUTE OF ART AND DESIGN, VANCOUVER, BC
1996 GUEST LECTURER, ACADIA UNIVERSITY, WOLFVILLE, NS
1996 GUEST LECTURER, MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY OF NEWFOUNDLAND, ST. JOHN'S, NF
1996 GUEST LECTURER, NOVA SCOTIA SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN, HALIFAX, NS
1997 VISITING INSTRUCTOR, METCHOSIN INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, VICTORIA, BC

ONE-MAN EXHIBITIONS

1966 AUGSBURG COLLEGE, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
1969 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS
1970 BEREA COLLEGE, BEREA, KENTUCKY
1971 BANFF SCHOOL OF FINE ARTS, BANFF, ALBERTA
1972 ST. OLAF COLLEGE, NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA
1972 THE LIBRARY GALLERY, NEW WESTMINSTER, BC
1972 CAMROSE LUTHERAN COLLEGE, CAMROSE, ALBERTA
1973 THE GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1974 AUGSBURG COLLEGE, MINNEAPOLIS
1974 ST. OLAF COLLEGE, NORTHFIELD, MINNESOTA
1974 TRIAD GALLERY, NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA
1974 GALLERY OF MODERN ART, FERRARA, ITALY
1975 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, PARKSIDE (TWO-MAN)
1976 GALERIE PRISME, BRUSSELS, BLEGIUM
1977 ALFERMANN GALLERY, SOLINGEN-OHLIGS, GERMANY
1978 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, ALBERTA
1978 FLORENCE ABBOTT GALLERY, HAMILTON, ONTARIO
1979 GALLERY GRAPHICS, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1979 GALLERY MOOS, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1979 MITAKE GALLERY, TOKYO, JAPAN
1980 BACKROOM GALLERY, VICTORIA, BC
1980 PETER WHYTE GALLERY, BANFF, ALBERTA
1985 AGNES ETHERINGTON ART CENTRE, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
1985 "PERFORMANCE ART", AGNES ETHERINGTON ART CENTRE
1985 THOMAS GALLERY, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1987 "STUDIO 16", VICTORIA, BC
1987 "NOBORU SAWAI," GRAND FORKS ART GALLERY, BC
1988 RICHMOND ART CENTRE, RICHMOND, BC
1988 "PERFORMANCE ART," RICHMOND ART CENTRE, BC
1988 BOGARASH GALLERY, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
1988 THOMAS GALLERY, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1989 CROWN GALLERY, VANCOUVER, BC
1989 MUTTART GALLERY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1990 GERALDINE-DAVIS GALLERY, TORONTO
1992 SIMON PATRICH GALLERIES, VANCOUVER, BC
1992 GALLERY M., FRESNO, CALIFORNIA, USA
1994 WALLACE GALLERIES, CALGARY, AB
1994 "A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS: 25 YEARS OF PRINTS BY NOBORU SAWAI", NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, CALGARY, AB
1995 RICHMOND ART CENTRE, RICHMOND, BC
1996 ACADIA UNIVERSITY, WOLFVILLE, NS
1997 MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY GALLERY, VANCUVER, BC

GROUP SHOWS

1972 THE STAMPEDE ART EXHIBITION, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1972 FACULTY EXHIBITION, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1973 COMBINED ART FACULTY EXHIBITION, ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1973 CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1974 "THE 14 FROM CALGARY", LATITUDE 53 GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1974 "CALGARY PRINTMAKERS", THE EDMONTON GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1974 "THE ALBERTA EXHIBITION", SAPPORO, JAPAN
1974 "9 OUT OF 10 - A SURVEY OF CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART", HAMILTON, ONTARIO (ON TOUR)
1974 "PRINT OUT: 4 CANADIAN PRINTMAKERS", BURNABY ART GALLERY, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1975 LEFEBVE GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1975 3RD BIENNIAL INTERNATIONAL DE L'IMAGE, EPINAL, FRANCE
1975 CANADA HOUSE, LONDON, ENGLAND
1975 CULTURAL AND INFORMATION CENTER, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
1975 CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTER, PARIS, FRANCE
1975 FACULTY EXHIBITION, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, ALBERTA
1975 WEST COAST PRINTMAKING INSTRUCTORS EXHIBITION, VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1975 "4 CALGARY PRINTMAKERS", QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY, KINGSTON, ONTARIO
1976 CANADIAN CONSUL, NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK, USA
1976 PLACE BONAVENTURE EXHIBITION HALL, MONTREAL, QUEBEC
1976 "CANADIAN PRINTMAKERS", DAVIDSON GALLERY, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
1976 "WOMEN AS SEX OBJECTS", THE EDMONTON GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1976 "EXHIBITION OF DRAWINGS", THE EDMONTON GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA (ON TOUR)
1976 BRADFORD COLLEGE OF ART, BRADFORD, ENGLAND
1977 "SELECTIONS OF THE ALBERTA ART FOUNDATION", GLENBOW GALLERY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1978 GALERIE HENNING, HAMBURG, GERMANY
1978 GRAPHICA GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1979 "ALBERTA ARTISTS", TOKYO, JAPAN
1980 "GRAVURES DE L'OUEST", QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC
1980 "SEVENTY-FIVE YEARS OF WATERCOLOUR", GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1980 "PRINTS OF WIT AND HONOUR", GALLERY MOOS, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1981 "RECENT ACQUISITIONS", GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1981 OPENING EXHIBITION, GALLERY DON STEWART, TORONTO, ONTRIO
1982 "PRINTMAKERS '82", ART GALLERY OF ONTARIO, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1983 THOMAS GALLERY, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1983 FACULTY EXHIBITION, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1983 "NUDE AND EROTICISM IN CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN ART", UNIVERSITY OF QUEBEC, MONTREAL, QUEBEC
1983 "BRITISH COLUMBIA PRINTMAKERS", ART GALLERY OF GREATER VICTORIA
1983 M.C. DUTHIE GALLERY, VANCOUVER
1984 "DO YOU TAKE THIS SERIOUSLY?" GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1984 FACULTY EXHIBITION, NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1985 "CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN PRINTS FROM ALBERTA", STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
1985 EXHIBITION OF BURN'S VISUAL ART SOCIETY, OFF-CENTER CENTER GALLERY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1986 "EROTICA", GROUP EXHIBITION, VANCUVER, BC
1986 "FACULTY EXHIBITION", UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1987 "PRINT TODAY", SALEM ART ASSOCIATION, OREGON, USA (INVITATIONAL)
1987 "PRINTSHOP OF CANADA", MACDONALD STEWART ART CENTRE GUELPH, ONTARIO (INVITATIONAL)
1987 FACULTY EXHIBITION, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1987 "INNOVATION: SUBJECT AND TECHNIQUE", UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (INVITATIONAL)
1987 "THE FIRST ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT PRINT EXHIBITION", MANHATTAN GRAPHIC SOCIETY, NEW YORK (INVITATIONAL)
1988 "PRINTMAKING COUNCIL", HORSHAM ART CENTRE, SUSSEX, ENGLAND
1989 FACULTY EXHIBITION, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, ALBERTA
1989 "SERIES '89 FACULTY EXHIBITION", RED DEER COLLEGE, ALBERTA
1989 "CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN GRAPHICS", ART GALLERY OF HAMILTON, ONTARIO
1989 "FEAR OF OTHERS", INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION, VANCOUVER, BC
1990 "ALBERTA PRINTMAKERS", KITCHNER-WATERLOO ART CENTRE, KITCHENER, ONTARIO
1990 MCPHERSON LIBRARY GALLERY, UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, BC
1991 EXHIBITION OF THE LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY MEMBERS, LOS ANGELES, CA
1992 OXFAM CANADA, CARDINAL FINE ARTS GALLERY, VANCOUVER, BC
1992 "VISUAL EXCHANGE '92", MEETING POINT ARTIST ASSOCIATION, CHINESE CULTURAL CENTRE, CALGARY,AB
1992 "CONFLUENCE", 5TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE MEETING POINT ARTISTS ASSOCIATION, NOVA GALLERY, CALGARY, AB
1992 EXHIBITION OF THE LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKING SOCIETY MEMBERS, LOS ANGELES, CA
1993 OKANAGAN PRINT INVITATIONAL EXHIBITION, OKANAGAN UNIVERSITY COLLEGE ART GALLERY, KELOWNA, BC
1994 "ARTISTS CIRCLE", TRIANGLE GALLERY, CALGARY, AB
1994 "SMALL IMAGE", THE EXHIBITION OF THE LOS ANGELES PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY MEMBERS, LOS ANGELES, CA
1995 JOINT EXHIBITION OF THE MEETING POINT ARTISTS ASSOCIATION AND HONG KONG VISUAL ARTS ASSOCIATION, CALGARY, AB
1997 INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON PRINTMAKING AND IMAGE CULTURE, EDMONTON, AB
1997 TULIP FESTIVAL, OTTAWA, ONTARIO

ART COMPETITIONS

1968 SECOND MINNESOTA COMPETITION OF PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, MINNESOTA
1969 SECOND NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, NORHT DAKOTA
1970 38TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE JAPAN PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1970 23RD ANNUAL MID-STATES ART EXHIBITION, INDIANA
1972 CANADIAN PRINTMAKERS SHOWCASE, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1972 12TH CALGARY GRAPHICS SHOW, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1973 13TH CALGARY GRAPHICS SHOW, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1973 FIRST ANNUAL NATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, MUNICIPAL ART GALLERY, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA
1973 MANISPHERE 10TH INTERNATIONAL JURY ART SHOW, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1974 GRAPHEX II: JURY EXHIBITION, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1974 CONTEMPORARY GRAPHICS, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1974 "PRINTED MATTER: JURY PRINT SHOW", MT. ALLISON UNIVERSITY, SACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK
1974 MANISPHERE 11TH INTERNATIONAL JURY ART SHOW, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1974 CANADIAN PRINTMAKERS SHOWCASE, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1974 THE ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF GRAPHIC ART, LONDON, ONTARIO
1974 2ND NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL GRAPHICS ANNUAL, NEW HAMPSHIRE, USA
1975 11TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ART, THE MODERN GALLERY, LJUBJANA, YUGOSLAVIA
1975 GRAPHEX III, ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF CANADIAN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO (ON TOUR)
1975 3RD U.S. INTERNATIONAL GRAPHICS ANNUAL, HOLLIS, NEW HAMPSHIRE (ON TOUR)
1975 12TH MANISPHERE INTERNATIONAL JURY ART SHOW, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1975 8TH BURNABY BIENNIAL PRINT SHOW, BURNABY ART GALLERY, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1976 FIFTH BRITISH INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, BRADFORD, ENGLAND
1976 PREMIO INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF GRAPHIC ART, BEILLA, ITALY
1976 INTERNATIONAL GRAPHICS BIENNALE, FRECHEN, GERMANY
1976 SPECTRUM CANADA, ROYAL CANADIAN ACADEMY OF ARTS, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1976 IMPRINT 76, NATIONAL SURVEY EXHIBITION OF CANADIAN PRINTMAKING, MONTREAL, QUEBEC
1976 44TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE JAPAN PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1976 GRAPHEX IV, ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF CANADIAN PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1976 6TH INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, KRACOW, POLAND
1977 45TH EXHIBITION OF JAPAN PRINT ASSOCIATION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1977 FIRST GRAND-PRIX PRINTS COMPETITION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1977 NORTHWEST INTERNATIONAL SMALL FORMAT PRINT EXHIBITION, SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
1977 BIENNALE INTERNATIONAL OPEN COMPETITION, PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA
1977 3RD GRAPHIC BIENNALE, VIENNA, AUSTRIA
1978 14TH ANNUAL PRINTMAKERS ANNUAL EXHIBITION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1978 GRAPHEX VI, ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION, ART GALLERY OF BRANT, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO, INVITATIONAL SECTION
1979 47TH JAPAN PRINTMAKERS ANNUAL EXHIBITION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1980 FIFTH NORWEGIAN INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, NORWAY, INVITATIONAL
1983 4TH ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF PRINTS AND DRAWINGS, PIPPA PASSES, KENTUCKY
1983 SEOUL INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, NATIONAL MUSEUM OF MEDERN ART, KOREA
1984 INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION, MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, TAIPEI, CHINA
1984 GRAPHEX 9, NATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION, ART GALLERY OF BRANT, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1985 PREMIO INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE PER L'INCISIONE, BIELLA, ITALY
1985 CABO FRIO INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, CABO FRIO, BRAZIL
1986 11TH INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, KRAKOW, POLAND
1986 FIRST INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, SOMERS, NEW YORK
1986 SIXTH MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, BARCELONA, SPAIN
1986 FIFTH SEOUL INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, SEOUL, KOREA
1986 FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF MINIATURE ART, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1987 7TH INTERNATIONAL MINI PRINT BIENNALE, BARCELONA, SPAIN
1987 SECOND ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF MINIATURE ART, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1988 THIRD INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE PRINT EXHIBITION, TAIPEI FINE ARTS MUSEUM, CHINA
1988 SIXTH SEOUL INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, KOREA
1989 FIRST INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF GRAPHIC ARTS, ROOPANKAR MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BHOPAL, INDIA, (INVITATIONAL)
1989 18TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF GRAPHIC ARTS, LJUBLJANA, YUGOSLAVIA (INVITATIONAL)
1989 "CANADIAN PRINT MAKERS", ESTONIA
1990 9TH INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF GRAPHIC ART, FRECHEN, GERMANY
1990 4TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNALE OF PRINT EXHIBITION, TAIPEI FINE ARTS MURSEUM, TAIPEI
1990 5TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION OF MINIATURE ART, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1990 3RD INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL, SOMERS, NEW YORK
1991 SECOND BHARAT BHAVAN INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF PRINTS, INDIA
1991 11TH MINI PRINT INTERNATIONAL CADAQUES, BARCELONA, SPAIN
1991 FIRST ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL MINI PRINT EXHIBITION, NAPA ART CENTER, CA
1991 5TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF PRINTS, TAIPEI, CHINA
1992 THE INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE ART BIENNIAL, VILLA MARIE, QUEBEC
1992 17TH INTERNATIONAL INDEPENDENT EXHIBITION OF PRINTS, YOKOHAMA, JAPAN
1992 PACIFIC PRINTS '92 - 6TH BIENNIAL PRINT COMPETITION EXHIBITION, CA
1992 INTERPRINT INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL, UKRAINE, USSR
1993 FIRST INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC BIENNIAL OF MAASTRIGHT, HOLLAND
1993 20TH INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF GRAPHIC ART, LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA
1993 THE INTERNATIONAL PRINT TRIENNIAL KRACOW '94, KRACOW, POLAND
1993 MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY ANNUAL EXHIBITION, VANCOUVER, BC
1994 "RITES OF SPRING", MAIL ART EXHIBITION, CHARLESTON ART GALLERY, CHARLESTON, SC
1994 INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE ART BIENNIAL, VILLE-MARIE, QUEBEC
1994 9TH SEOUL INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNIAL '94, SEOUL, KOREA
1994 8TH INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE PRINT EXHIBITION, SEOUL, KOREA
1994 "ART OF HUMOUR AND SATIRE", GRAND FORKS, BC
1994 MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS SOCIETY MEMBERS' ANNUAL EXHIBITION, PETLEY JONES GALLERY, VANCOUVER, BC
1994 14TH MINI PRINT INTERNATIOANL, BARCELONA, SPAIN
1995 SECOND INTERNATIONAL MINIATURE PRINT EXHIBITION, YUGOSLAVIA
1995 TOKYO INTERNATIONAL MINI PRINT TRIENNIAL '95, TOKYO, JAPAN
1995 NORWEGIAN INTERNATIONAL PRINT TRIENNIAL, NORWAY
1996 3RD KOCHI INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL EXHIBITION OF PRINTS, JAPAN
1997 4TH TRIENNIAL MINIATURE PRINT EXHIBITION, CHAMAIJERES, FRANCE
1997 ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION, VANCOUVER, BC

HONOURS AND AWARDS

1966 BACHELOR OF ARTS DEGREE CUM LAUDE FROM AUGSBURG COLLEGE, MINNEAPOLIS
1967 REGENTS GRANT, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, MINNEAPOLIS
1970 CREATIVE RESEARCH GRANT, BEREA COLLEGE, KENTUCKY
1973 PURCHASE AWARD, 13TH CALGARY GRAPHICS SHOW
1973 MANISHPERE GRAND AWARD, MANISPHERE 10TH ANNUAL JURY SHOW, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1974 PURCHASE AWARD, GRAPHEX II, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1974 PURCHASE AWARD, "PRINTED MATTER", SACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK
1974 PURCHASE AWARD, ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF THE CANADIAN SOCIETY OF GRAPHIC ART, LONDON, ONTARIO
1975 EDITION AWARD, GRAPHEX III, BRANTFORD, ONTARIO
1977 JUNIOR MEMBERSHIP AWARD, JAPAN PRINTMAKERS ASSOCIATION, TOKYO, JAPAN
1978 CANADA COUNCIL PROJECT GRANT
1979 SPECIAL PROJECT GRANT, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY
1985 PURCHASE AWARD, GRAPHEX 9, NATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION
1985 COMMISSION AWARD, TORONTO DOMINION BANK, TORONTO
1995 THE CANADIAN MUSEUM ASSOCIATION 1995 AWARD FOR A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

1969 TRINITY LUTHERAN CONGREGATION, MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA
1971 LLOYD ART LOAN FOUNDATON, BEREA, KENTUCKY
1972 CAMROSE LUTHERAN COLLEGE, CAMROSE, ALBERTA
1972 GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1972 ALBERTA COLLEGE OF ART, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1973/74/75/76 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1973/74/76 ALBERTA ART FOUNDATION, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1974 GOVERNMENT OF CANADA, DEPARTMENT OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1974 ALBERTA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT: CHRUCHILL SQUARE BUILDING, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1974 ALBERTA PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT: REMAND CENTRE, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1974 MOUNT ALLISON UNIVERSITY, SACKVILLE, NEW BRUNSWICK
1974 NATIONAL GALLERY OF CANADA, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1974 UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
1974 EDMONTON ART GALLERY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1974 THE LONDON PUBLIC LIBRARY AND ART MUSEUM, LONDON, ONTARIO
1974 THE WINNIPEG ART GALLERY, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1974 READER'S DIGEST COLLECTION
1974 UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA, WINNIPEG, MANITOBA
1975 UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN, SASKATOON
1975 CALGARY CONVENTION CENTRE, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1975 UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN, PARKSIDE, WISCONSIN
1976 UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1976 QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
1976 UNIVERSITY OF OREGON, SALEM
1976 MONTREAL MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC
1976 BRADFORD METROPOLITAN COUNCIL, BRADFORD, ENGLAND
1977 MENDEL ART GALLERY, SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN
1977 ART GALLERY OF BRADFORD, BRADFORD, ONTARO
1977 MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY, NEWFOUNDLAND
1977 CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1979 SHELL OIL, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1979 UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH, ONTARIO
1980 GUARANTY TRUST, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1980 ESSO RESOURCES, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1980 CREDIT UNION CENTRAL, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1980 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK
1980 ATHABASKA UNIVERSITY, EDMONTON, ALBERTA
1980 PETER WHYTE GALLERY, BANFF, ALBERTA
1980 GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1981 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1982 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1983 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK, OTTAWA, ONTARIO
1983 GLENBOW MUSEUM, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1984 LONDON LIFE, LONDON, ONTARIO
1984 CLARKSON GORDON, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1985 DOMCLEAN LTD
1985 AGNES ETHERINGTON ART CENTRE, QUEEN'S UNIVERSITY
1985 INTERNATIONAL PRINT BIENNALE, CABO FRIO, BRAZIL
1985 TORONTO DOMINION BANK, TORONTO, ONTARIO
1989 CANADIAN EMBASSY, TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
1990 CANADA COUNCIL ART BANK, OTTAWA
1990 UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, ONTARIO
1990 MUTTART GALLERY, CALGARY, ALBERTA
1992 THE NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, CALGARY, AB
1996 ACADIA UNIVERSITY, WOLFVILLE, NS

PUBLICATIONS

ELLIOT, DENNIS, "12TH ANNUAL CALGARY GRAPHICS SHOW", ART CANADA, EARLY FALL, 1972, PP 78-80.
HOGG, CAROL, "POST EXHIBIT EVEN INCLUDES 'FEELTHI PEECTURES''', CALGARY HERALD, APRIL 21, 1973, P. 61.
KRITZWISER, KAY, "PRINTS AT THE E.X. -- A FRESH SPONTANEOUS FEELING", TORONTO GLOBE AND MAIL, AUGUST 18, 1973, P. 26.
LITTMAN, SOL, "CANADIAN SCULPTURE AT THE CITY HALL EFFECTIVELY LIT AND WELL SELECTED", TORONTO STAR, AUGUST 29, 1973.
MACGREGOR, RON, "THIS ART SHOW OFFERS VARIETY OF INTERESTS, STYLES", EDMONTON JOURNAL, FEBRUARY 9, 1974, P. 29
FERGUSON, BRUCE, "REVIEW, 1973", ARTS CANADA, DECEMBER, 1973 AND JANUARY, 1974, P.190.
WEISBERG, RUTH, "PRINTS OF WIT AND JUMOR", WEST COAST ART WORKS, V, MAY 4, 1974, P. 190.
SIMPSON, J.E., "A PRINTMAKING CELEBRATION", EDMONTON JOURNAL, MAY 10, 1974.
PURIANI, FLAVIO, DIZIONARIO DEI PUTTORI SCULTORI E. INCISORI, I., CASA EDITRICE ALBA: FERRAR, ITALY, 1974, P. 343.
BOCCACCINI, RINO, "NOBORU SAWAI", VOCE DE FERRARA, SEPTEMBER 21, 1974.
HOGG, CAROL, "SEXUALLY EXPLICIT PICTURE REMOVED FROM GLENBOW", THE CALGARY HERALD, NOVEMBER 23, 1974, P. 72.
ERNEST, KAY, ED. DICTIONARY OF INTERNATIONAL BIOGRAPHY, XII, CAMBRIDGE, ENGLAND, 1975-1976.
CANADIAN ARTISTS IN EXHIBITION II, THE ROUNDSTONE COUNCIL FOR THE ARTISTS, TORONTO, 1975, P. 211.
WYKES-JOYCE, MAX, "ALBERTA ART", ARTS REVIEW, XXVII, LONDON, OCTOBER 3, 1975.
WHO'S WHO IN AMERICAN ART, JACQUES CATTELL PRESS, TEMPE, ARIZONA, 1976.
MENDEZ, CARLOS, "PRINTMAKING INSTRUCTORS", PACIFIC TUNE, VANCOUVER, BC, 1976, P. 22.
KOSINSKI, MARYTKA, "PRINTS SHOW HIGH DEGREE OF SKILL: FASCINATING SHOW OF CONTRASTS", EDMONTON JOURNAL, FEBRUARY 28, 1976, P. 84.
NOWOSAD, FRANK, "SENSUAL SAWAI", MONDAY MAGAZINE, VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA, MARCH, 1977.
JOYNER, J. BROOKS, "PRINTMAKING IN ALBERTA", ART MAGAZINE VIII, MARCH 1977, P. 10.
WEBER, ALOIS, "FARBIGE GRAFIKEN: CANADIAN-JAPANESE SEX AND SEX SYMBOL BY NOBORU SAWAI", SOLINGER TAGESBLATT, MAY 4, 1977.
PESCH, HANS KARL, "ZWEI NEUE AUSSTELLUNGEN IN DER GALERIE ALFERMANN: DELIKATE BLEISTEIFZEICHUNGEN UND JAPANISCHE REDIERUNGEN", SOLINGER MORGENPOST, APRIL 23, 1977.
HAYASHI, ICHIRO, "OVERSEA REPORT: YOUTHFUL CONTEMPORARY CANADIAN PRINTMAKING", HANGA GEIJUTSU, XIX, TOKYO, 1977, P. 204.
ENGEL WALTER, "COMPETITIONS: THE CANADIAN PRESENCE IN EUROPE", ART MAGAZINE, 35, OCT/NOV 1977.
JOYNER, BROOKS, "FOR ART'S SAKE", ALBERTAN, FRBRUARY 3, 1978.
HANSEN, ELIN, "IMAGERY EVOKES SENSUALITY", EDMONTON JOURNAL, APRIL 11, 1978
SAWAI, NOBORU, "SELECTOR'S COMMENT", MALASPINA PRINTMAKERS CATALOGUE, MAY 1978.
LITTMAN, SOL, "THIS EROTIC ART'S A MUST", TORONTO STAR, APRIL 1, 1979.
JOYNER, BROOKS, "ARTIST SHOWS SAWAI-FAIRE", ALBERTAN, APRIL,1979.
THOREN, BARBARA, "THIS WEEK IN ART", JAPAN TIMES, MAY 6, 1979.
"CONTROVERSY AT UENO", YOMIURI DAILY, APRIL 15, 1979
"CONTROVERSIAL EROTIC PRINTS AT TOKYO MUNICIPAL GALLERY", SHUKAN SHINSHIO, APRIL 26, 1979, P. 25.
"TWO PRINTS REMOVED FROM THE TOKYO MUNICIPAL GALLERY", NEW ART NEWS, MAY 10, 1979.
KIKUCHI, NARIYUKI, "SEXY PRINTS", SPORT NIPPON, MAY 12, 1979.
ISSAC-GELFAND, DONNA, "REVIEW: OTTAWA", ARTSCANADA, MAY/JUNE, 1979, P. 64.
HUTCHINGS, STEPHEN, "SEX ISN'T EVERYTHING WITH THIS PRINTMAKER", CRAG AND CANYON, MAY 22, 1980.
BAKER, SUZANNE DEVONSHIRE, ARTISTS OF ALBERTA, EDMONTON: UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA PRESS, 1980. P. 60.
ANDERSON, JEFFREY, "GALLERIES", WINNIPEG FREE PRESS, JANUARY 22, 1983.
TOUSLEY, NANCY, "EXHIBIT'S SERIOUS ELEMENTS SLIP AWAY", CALGARY HERALD, DECEMBER 21, 1984.
FRANKS, NED, "ON LOOKING AT SAWAI'S PRINTS: SOME MUSINGS OF A SOCIAL SCIENTIST", SONGS OF SPRING, KINGSTON, ONTARIO, JANUARY, 1985.
DOMPIERRE, LOUISE, "SONGS OF SPRING: EAST AND WEST", SONGS OF SPRING, KINGSTON, ONTARIO, JANUARY, 1985.
BURLIUK, GREG, "AN EROTIC DICHOTOMY", THE WHIG STANDARD, KINGSTON, ONTARIO, FEBRUARY 2, 1985.
HILLS, et al. ed. "VISUAL ART: NOBORU SAWAI", IN DANDELION MAGAZINE, XII (NUMBER 1, 1985)
SAWAI, N., "JAPANESE ARTISTS ON INUIT PRINTMAKING: CHALLENGE AND RESPONSE". INUIT ART QUARTERLY, (SPRING, 1986), 2-3.
SAWAI, N., "BAKER LAKE 1986: GRAPHIC COLLECTION". INUIT ART QUARTERLY I, 12 (FALL, 1986).
MARTIN, C., AND SAWAI, N. "WOODBLOCK PRINTMAKING-A FINE ART?" INFORMATION NORTH, (WINTER, 1986).5-6.
SAWAI, N., "ESKIMO PRINTS: A BLEND OF TWO TRADITIONS", A REPORT, (FALL, 1987).
MCLLROY, RANDA,. "LATEST THOMAS GALLERY SHOW A COMBINATION OF STRENGTHS", WINNIPEG PRESS, (NOVEMBER 19, 1988).
GODLEY, ELIZABETH, "NUDES FIT TO PRINT, ARTIST SAYS", VANCOUVER SUN, (JUNE 8, 1989).
COCHRAN, BENTE, PRINTMAKING IN ALBERTA 1945-1985. EDMONTON: UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1989.
LORT, KIT, "JAPANESE CANADIAN ART POINTS OF CONTACT", YORK UNIVERSITY, 1990.
SAWAI, NOBORU, "OTHER HANDS", WINGSPAN. (FEBRUARY, 1990).
ROSENBERG, ANN, "VISUAL ART", IN SATURDAY REVIEW SECTION OF VANCOUVER SUN, MAY 7, 1992, P. 9.
PAULS, NAMOMI, "ART TO WARM THE HEARTS OF ORDINARY CANUCKS", THE GEORGIA STRAIT, XXIV, FEBRUARY 6, 1992, P. 30, 31.
BRENNAN, MAEV, "PRINT SHOW OFFERS FUN, FASCINATION", CAPITAL NEWS. MARCH 19, 1993, P. 14.
YLITALO, KATHERINE, A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS: 25 YEARS OF PRINTS BY NOBORU SAWAI. CALGARY: NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, 1994. PP. 5-27.
MOULIN, MARION, "UN THEATRE DU PLAISIR", A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS: 25 YEARS OF PRINTS BY NOBORU SAWAI. CALGARY: NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY, 1994. PP. 28-33.
TOUSLEY, NANCY, "OPPOSITES EXPLORED IN GARDEN OF DELIGHTS", CALGARY HERALD, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 1994. P. D2.
WALTON, MARK, "INSTRUCTIVE RETROSPECTIVES: THE NICKLE PAYS TRIBUTE WITH SAWAI AND ESLER PRINTMAKING EXHIBITS". ARTS BRIDGE, ISSUE 8, (FALL, 1994). P.3.
RUSTED, BRIAN, "A GARDEN OF DELIGHTS: 25 YEARS OF PRINTS BY NOBORU SAWAI", ARTICHOKE, (SUMMER, 1994). PP. 36, 37, 38.
SMULDERS, MARILYN, "SHAMELESSLY SEXUAL", THE DAILY NEWS, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1996.
"UNIQUE ARTISTRY", THE ADVERTISER, KENTVILLE, N.S., TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 1996.

COMMITTEES AND FUNCTIONS, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY

1972 - 1974 SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE FOR A GRADUATE STUDENT
1973 FINE ARTS FESTIVAL COMMITTEE
1973 - 1975 GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISOR
1974 - 1976 DIVISION CHAIRMAN, PHOTOGRAPHY AND PRINTMAKING
1975 ACADEMIC REVIEW COMMITTEE
1975 STAFF AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
1975 SAFETY OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF ART
1975 - 1976 HIRING POLICIES COMMITTEE
1976 PLANNING AND SPACE COMMITTEE
1976 M.F.A. GRADUATE STUDIES COMMITTEE
1976 SUPERVISOR, GRADUATE STUDENT
1980 SUPERVISOR, GRADUATE SUTDENT
1983 AREA COORDINATOR, DIVISION OF PRINTMAKING
1983 PORTFOLIO REVIEW COMMITTEE
1983 DEPARTMENTAL SAFETY OFFICER
1983 INTERIM SUPERVISOR, GRADUATE STUDENT
1983 CO-ORDINATOR, AREA OF PRINTMAKING
1984 CO-ORDINATOR, AREA OF PRINTMAKING
1985 M.F.A. SUPERVISORY COMMITTEE
1985 DEPARTMENTAL SAFETY
1986 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY COMMITTEE
1986 ACADEMIC POLICY AND CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
1986 SAFETY COMMITTEE
1986 AREA CO-ORDINATOR
1987 INDUSTRIAL SAFETY COMMITTEE
1987 ACADEMIC POLICY AND CURRICULUM COMMITTEE
1987 SAFETY COMMITTEE
1987 AREA CO-ORDINATOR
1991 SAFETY COMMITTEE
1992 DEPARTMENT REPRESENTATIVE WHMIS
1992 CHAIRMAN, SAFETY COMMITTEE
1992 CHRISTMAS CARD COMMITTEE
1992 ASIAN STUDIES GROUP

Collections

Memorial University, NFLD
Montreal Museum of Fine Art, Montreal, QB
Mount Allison University, Sackville, NB
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen´s University, Kingston, ON
Art Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario, ON
Canada Council Art Bank, Ottawa, ON
Clarkson Gordon, Toronto, ON
Government o Canada, Department Of External Affairs, Ottawa, ON
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, ON
Queen´s University, Kingston, ON
London Life, London, ON
London Public Library And Art Museum, London, ON
Toronto Dominion Bank, Toronto, ON
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
University of Guelph, Guelph, ON
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, MB
University of Saskatchewan, SK
Mendel Art Gallery, SK
University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
Alberta Art Foundation, Edmonton, AB
Alberta College of Art, Calgary, AB
Alberta Provincial Government, Churchill Square Bldg, Edmonton, AB
Alberta Provincial Government, Remand Centre, Calgary, AB
Shell Oil, Calgary, AB
Muttart Gallery, Calgary, AB
Guaranty Trust, Calgary, AB
Credit Union Central, Calgary, AB
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, AB
Esso Resources, Calgary, AB
Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, AB
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Calgary, AB
Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary AB
Peter Whyte Gallery, Banff, AB
Calgary Convention Centre, Calgary, AB
Camrose Lutheran College, Camrose, Alberta, AB
Athabaska University, Edmonton, Alberta, AB
The Feckless Collection, Vancouver, BC
University of Victoria, Victoria, BC
Trinity Lutheran Congregation, Minneapolis, MA
University of Oregon, Salem, OR
University of Wisconsin, Parkside, WI
Lloyd Art Loan Foundation, Berea, Kentucky
Bradford Metropolitan Council, Bradford, England, UK
Canadian Embassy, Tel Aviv, Israel
International Print Biennale, Cabo Frio, Brazil

Artist

Noboru Sawai

BIRTHPLACE: TAKAMATSU, JAPAN, 1931

CITIZENSHIP: CANADIAN
death: Vancouver, BC, 2016