A celebration of Tradition – Series 2. Live production will feature our teacher advisor for Sogetsu School, Joan Suzuki. Joan Yusui Suzuki was born in San Francisco and moved to Japan at age six. While in Japan, she began her studies in Sogetsu Ikebana and received her first teaching certificate at the age of 16.…Details
Our zoom program will feature our teacher advisor for the Ohara School, Mrs. Kayoko Fujimoto. Kayoko Suiyo Fujimoto is a Grandmaster of the Ohara School. She has led a large and devoted group of Ohara teachers and students for six decades. Included in a long history of accomplishments and honors are the Order of the…Details
We welcome you to our demonstration and exhibition for this year’s final program. On May 21st, Sumi Metz, Aratame School, and Katsuko Thielke, Sogetsu School, will present a program entitled “May Flowers”. The exhibition arrangements were made by six ikebana artists from 5 ikebana schools. Robyn Torres – Sogetsu School Eko Tjoek – Sogetsu School…Details
The program will showcase the different styles of each school. Setsuko Iwami, represents from Ohara School, and Sharon Krawetz, is from Wafu School, will demonstrate. Arrangement exhibits by our Ikebana International Artists Dianne Krueger – Enshu School, Rebecca Shaw – Ikenobo School, Yoko Tahara – Ohara School, Michiko Shimoda – Sogetsu School, Susan Okada –…Details
The March 19th program features Kika Shibata, Riji of the Sogetsu School, in a program entitled “Harmony”. She started studies of Sogetsu Ikebana at an early age with her mother, Mrs. Shoka Narimatu. Awarded her teacher’s certificate in 1964, she earned the title of Riji in Mach of 1989. She is known for her creative…Details
The live program of this month will feature two Ikebana artists from two different schools : Louise Ow Ling (Ikenobo) and Ron Brown (Sogetsu). Please join us for the live event which is held this coming Friday, February 19, 2021, at 2-3pm Pacific Standard Time. Please just visit Facebook.com/ikebanasf. You do not need a Facebook…Details
We begin the New Year with Joseph Lam from the Ikenobo school in a program titled “Welcoming the New Year with the Elegance of Ikenobo”. Joseph is an award winning Ikenobo artist whose designs truly show the elegance of Ikenobo. The live program is held on Friday, January 15, 2021, from 2 – 3pm, Pacific…Details
Holliday Greetings to all as we have such an international group many of us celebrate holidays in and around December and New Year. So we want to include as many as possible in our December program announcement. We wish you all joy and much happiness for all the holiday festivities! We have seven demonstrators from…Details
We are delighted to invite you to the third in our series of virtual demonstrations with the arrangement exhibit. Mitsuko Maruyama from Ohara is the featured demonstrator along with members from various schools who are providing the arrangement exhibit.
Please visit Facebook/ikebanasf. This Live Demonstration starts at 2pm on Friday, November 20,2020.
All of us are venturing away from home far less than before. Bringing the beauty of nature into our homes is more important than ever. Please join us for a virtual ikebana demonstration again this Friday at 2pm – 3pm. You do not need Facebook account to watch. Just go to facebook.com/ikebanasf/. This demonstration features…Details