Spalding House | Ikebana: Expressing with Heart

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January 16, 2015 - January 22, 2015
Honolulu Museum of Art Spalding House


Exhibition Overview

A Sogetsu Ikebana arrangement expresses the emotions of the arranger while it was being created. See creations by Sogetsu Ikebana instructor Carole Sakata and her students in the Spalding House studio classroom and throughout the grounds.

On view:

Entrance arrangement: Red dogwood, bromeliads, plastic tubing
Artists: Maki Takushi, Cindy Huang, Hitomi Nakagawa, Joan Wallenbacker, Evelyn Iha, Alison Ottawa-Tepper, Chisato Kitamura, Patricia Nusser, Chiaki Narita, Arthur Divinagracia, Lacey Matsumoto

Upper lawn arrangement: Variegated hala leaves, palm fronds, dried branches, colored hangers
Artists: Sanae Tanabe, Satomi Ho, Pat Kubo, Lillian Matsumoto, Kathy Pang

Middle lawn arrangement: Dried and colored areca palm, stripped bamboo
Artists: Mitsuo Owada, Junko Takemoto, Yumi Yamada, Yuko Metcalf, Shizuyo Kikuta, Fredrica Cassiday, Holly Marchant, Sharlene Hara, Sheryl Kramer, Renee Iha, Hsiao Wei Brower, Leanne Chan

Middle lawn tree arrangement: Colored and stripped bamboo

Artists: Masago Takahashi, Lynette Yee, Sonia Leong, Yumi Yogi, Garleen Umetsu, Theres Desai, Linda Iverson, Gilman Hu, Jason Wong