Wednesday 1 May 2019

Mother's Day Ikebana Workshop 2019

Mother's Day Ikebana Workshop

When: Saturday 11 May & Sunday 12 May
Where: Made in Japan, 1-7 Wynyard St, South Melbourne

Learn the essential principles of Ikebana, and apply them to make your own original flower arrangement, the perfect gift for your special person. Your mother might like to come to the workshop with you.

Fee: $80 per person
Your fee includes all the materials (container & flowers), a handout, and use of the tools to make your work.

Cancellation: Your fee is not refundable. But you will receive $80 voucher from MIJ if you give 24 hours notice of your cancellation.

Class size: min 6 / max 10
If the class size does not reach the minimum number of participants, we may cancel the session. Please check our booking page prior to attending the class.

Duration: Each class is 80 min.

Shoso Shimbo:
Shoso Shimbo PhD is a certified teacher of Ikebana and has over 30 years experience in Ikebana.

Shoso was selected by Belle magazine as one of six “Australia’s top floral designers” and has won multiple awards including the Gold Award at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show.

His sculptural works have been featured in some of the contemporary art exhibitions, including the Toyota Sculpture Exhibition, Lorne Sculpture, Deakin University Contemporary Small Sculpture Award Finalists Exhibition, and BOAA. He won the Arnold Bloch Leiber Prize at the Yering Station Sculpture Exhibition 2017.

Shoso has an MA in Japanese Studies, a Master of Fine Art and PhD in Education. He teaches Japanese Aesthetics at RMIT Short Courses.

Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival presents Ikebana artist Shoso Shimbo in concert with the Grigoryan Brothers at Melbourne Recital Centre on 31 August 2019.