Sara Nejad is a multi-disciplinary artist working across mixed media painting, pyrography, installation and video. She often draws from her personal experiences of living in transition and weaves them into issues of emotional and social conflicts. She holds a Doctor of Visual Arts from Queensland College of Art, Griffith University.

Sara’s works have been showcased internationally in countries such as Australia, Germany, Indonesia, USA, Canada and Iran. Her research-based projects primarily explore notions of belonging, trauma, loss, and the transitional states between anticipation, interruption and resurrection.

A series of works that use mandala patterns as a dialogue between the personal and the cultural, present and past, trauma and healing.

This series includes an experimental print technique on leaves that were exposed to sunlight for many hours.

This work incorporated Australian motifs in a painting based on the style of traditional tribal carpets with repeating rhythm and symmetrical composition.