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FREE - Ikebana Annual Exhibition - Ichiyo Demonstration

free-ikebana-annual-exhibition-ichiyo-demonstrat-03Join Ikebana International Washington, D.C., Chapter No.1 during its Annual Exhibition for a FREE demonstration by Guest Ikebana Artist, Valerie Eccleston and students will be demonstrating Ichiyo School of Ikebana Valerie has lived in Japan, Canada, and various cities in the U.S., teaching demonstrating and exhibiting extensively. She received her Master's certificate in 1992 and in 2006 was appointed President of the Washington, D.C., Chapter of the Ichiyo School by Iemoto Akihiro Kasuya. In 2009, she was appointed Executive Master which is the highest Ichiyo School rank held outside of Japan. ICHIYO SCHOOL www.ichiyodc.com The Ichiyo School was founded on the idea of creating original ikebana suitable for modern lifestyles and all environments and spaces. Ichiyo style Ikebana encourages personal interpretation within the rules of construction. That combined with imagination is considered as essential to creative designs as the materials and containers. "If flower arranging is to be truly fulfilling, it should be a reflection of oneself." The current Iemoto, Akihiro Kasuya, specializes in combining materials through a natural balance of their weights, rather than by fastening the materials down with a kenzan or komi. Through balancing the materials, he aims to bring materials and containers together into a mutually cooperative position.
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Start:
April 20, 2019
End:
April 20, 2019
Where:
United States National Arboretum 3501 New York Avenue Northeast Washington, District of Columbia 20002 United States
Phone:
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Event Type:
Arts & Theater
Ticket Price:
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