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ELAINE JO EXECUTIVE MASTER OF ICHIYO IKEBANA

Elaine Jo is the most influential master of Ichiyo Ikebana in the United States today.  She has done an unbelievable amount of work supporting and spreading this  wonderful art for years.  Besides producing an outstanding amount of accomplished students and teachers, she has also put on many workshops, exhibitions, and conferences over the years.   …

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Rochester Ikebana Teachers go to Washington, DC for Ichiyo School Event

The Head Master (Iemoto) of the Ichiyo School of Ikebana (Naohiro Kasuya) travels from Japan to Washington, DC for a three day event this past September. After several days of preparation with the help of students, the Iemoto made several large arrangements on stage.  As with the previous Iemoto (his father), the Ichiyo School’s use …

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Member Obituary: Antoinette Moon–Dear Friend, Talented Artist, and Past President

Antoinette Moon was a valued member of the Ikebana International Rochester Chapter 53 family.  She was a member for many years and served as one of its past presidents.  As a trained artist her arrangements showed a degree of sophistication and aesthetics which was uncommon and much appreciated.  Intrigued by ikebana as a Japanese art, …

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