Elaine studied ikebana first with Keiko Shimojima, Vice-Headmaster, and then with Meikof Kasuya, Co-founder and former Headmaster of the Ichiyo School, and with Akihiro Kasuya, present Headmaster. She has travelled extensively in the United States giving workshops and demonstrations. She holds an Executive Master Degree. Currently she holds regular classes at Hall's Atlanta Floral Design School. Her teaching schedule also includes an annual three day retreat for her students. Elaine lived in Japan from 1959-63, 1968-89. From 1994 until 2006 she was Director of the Ichiyo Art Center, Atlanta. Her work has been published both in Japan and the U.S. She was guest demonstrator on the Lynette Jennings television show and she displayed at Coca Cola Headquarters in Atlanta.
Monday mornings from 9:30 - 12 Noon Cost: $220 - 10 lessons .
Place: Hall's Atlanta Floral Design School, 630 Angier Blvd., Atlanta 30308
Place: Loudermilk Center, Rock Spring Presbyterian Church, 1824 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta 30324
For registration/information please call Elaine Jo, 404-233-1846 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Teacher: Donna Scott, Master
For registration/information please call Donna Scott, 404-841-0582 or e-mail email@example.com.
Teacher: Neda Tasson, Associate Master
Thursday afternoons from 2:00
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Teacher: Yuko Hancock, Master
Place: Macon and Warner Robins, GA
For registration/information please call Yuko Hancock, 478-923-7312.
For information/registration please call Maria at 478-922-1847.
Teacher: Demetrice ("Dee") Boren, Master
For detailed information and registration, please call Dee at 478-987-0493
Dee began ikebana lessons with Yuko Hancock in September 2005 and received a Master Certificate from the Ichiyo School of Ikebana in 2013. She joined the Ikebana International Middle Georgia Chapter #112 in 2005 and served as 2nd VP/Programs & Exhibits Chairman for two terms (2007-2009 & 2009-2011). Dee is a charter member of the Ichiyo School of Ikebana Atlanta Chapter and is its Historian. She is also a charter associate member of the I I Atlanta Chapter #265. Dee teaches ikebana at the Warner Robins Senior Activity Center.