"I like to let my work direct me as much as I direct it, always trying to balance the two, allowing for the fortuitous to enter."
Sachi Yamabe was born in Burnaby, BC and grew up on Saltspring Island and Vancouver Island. She is Sansei. Yamabe received a BFA from the University of Victoria in 1987 and an MFA from the Nova Scotia College of Art & Design (NSCAD) in 1989. Yamabe's work has been exhibited in many group and solo shows and it is a part of various private and public collections. She currently lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.