Demonstrations were given by the Shogetsudokoryu, Ohara and Sogetsu Heads of School.
Below Chieko Yazaki (Shogetsudokoryu) and Elizabeth Angell (Sogetsu).
This is Aiko Nakada (Ohara) who used silver painted willow, dancing lady orchid and irises.
The photos below are of the finished demonstration works. First the Shogetsudokoryu school...
... the Sogetsu School...
...and the Ohara School.
This occasion was also the Annual General Meeting of the Chapter. In her report the President Helen Gray thanked the many members who created arrangements at the monthly meetings. She also thanked Sally Wilkinson who manages the Chapters' financial dealings, the website and keeps the member list. Special thanks to Jennie Stuart for her management of the Blog over the past two years.
Highlights of the year included:
Additional Photos from the meeting and President's Annual Report.
September 2014 Professor Hirotaka Furukawa will be visiting from Ikenobo headquarters.
He will give a demonstration on Thursday 4th Sptember from 7 - 9.30 pm in the ballroom at Rippon Lea, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. $25
On Saturday 6th September he will run an Ikenobo free-styleworkshop at the Tivoli German Club, 291 Dandenong Road, Windsor. All ikebana practitioners are welcome, $20
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details and to book.