The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes. – Marcel Proust
Susumu and I will again venture into another voyage as we display and share our crafts on 22-24 September 2017. This time, we will do it in Yokohama where our friendship started back in 2009 when I was seconded in CITYNET. We hope to welcome all of you there!
Voyage Exhibition Details
Venue: Bashamichi Ohtsu Gallery ( Basement of Bashamichi Ohtsu Buidling, 4-43 Minami-Nakadori, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0006 )
One – Three minutes on foot from Bashamichi Station (Exit 5) on the Minatomirai Line
Eight minutes on foot from Sakuragicho Station (South Exit) on the JR Keihin Tohoku Line
Eight minutes on foot from Kannai Station (Exit 9) on the Yokohama Municipal Subway
Schedule: 22 – 24 September 2017
22 September (Opening) : 12:00 – 17:30
23 September : 10:00 – 19:00
24 September (Closing) : 10:00 – 17:00
Exhibition Fee: Free
Ikebana and Pottery Workshops
Aside from the exhibition, we will also conduct Ikebana and Pottery workshops on Saturday and Sunday.
23 September (Saturday)
11:00 – 12:00 – Anna’s Ikebana Workshop (Introduction to Sogetsu-style Ikebana)
13:00 – 14:00 – Susumu’s Pottery Workshop (Small Bowl Making)
24 September (Sunday)
11:00 – 12:00 – Susumu’s Pottery Workshop (Small Bowl Making)
13:00 – 14:00 – Anna’s Ikebana Workshop (Introduction to Sogetsu-style Ikebana)
Workshop Fee: JPY 3,000 per person (Materials and tools included). Children 5 years old and above are welcome to join the workshops.
Prior registration is needed for all workshop schedule. To register, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org stating your name, the workshop you want to participate, preferred time, and contact details such as email address and mobile number. You can also send the said information through the form below. Interested participants can give their payment for the workshop at the venue.
About the Exhibitors
Anna Budich is a licensed 3rd level Ikebana sensei (Sankyu Shihan) under the Sogetsu School of Ikebana. She started learning Ikebana in December 2012 at Seishincho Community Center in Edogawa City, Tokyo. Prior to that, she has more than 10 years experience doing flower arrangements for weddings and special occasions in Manila, Philippines as part of her family’s cakes and flowers business.
Susumu Ooaku has been doing pottery for 13 years since his university days. Aside from his Arts degree, he also finished Craft Design under the Musashino Art University CorrespondenceCourse in 2011. After that, Susumu also took part in different group exhibitions held at different areas in Japan since 2012. Likewise, he organized one-man exhibitions in Yokohama (2014) and Tokyo (2016).