Ikebana International Exhibition at the U.S. National Arboretum

Today the third and last exhibition installation of ikebana by the Washington,DC Chapter of Ikebana International opened at the U.S. National Arboretum. All of the ikebana arrangements are on view from 10AM until 4PM thru Monday, April 21. At the exhibition you can see the piece I did using bamboo, colored contorted filbert branches, craspedia, […]

Nature Inspired Bouquet

As promised, another bouquet that was nature inspired. Actually the materials are gathered from the woods around my parents home in the mountains in the western part of Virginia. I found so many little mosses and lichens,their growth aided by an usually cool and wet summer, and it was a pure delight. Little pieces of […]

2013 Ikebana International Exhibition

The 2013 Ikebana International Exhibition by the Washington,DC Branch of Ikebana International opens today, and for the first time in a few years I was able to exhibit. It is my hope that I can set aside the time each year from now on to do the exhibition annually. If you a in Washington, DC […]