Friday, 26 April 2019

Welcoming Mr Hinata to the IGA committee



We are pleased to announce that Mr Yuichiro Hinata has joined the Ikebana Gallery Award committee. Mr Hinata is an internationally renowned ikebana master and Director of Hanaike Battle. http://hanaikebattle.com/

If you would like to join our team, please contact us soon. https://ikebanaaustralia.blogspot.com/2019/04/join-our-team.html

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Sunday, 7 April 2019

Join Our Team.


Ikebana Galley Award (IGA) is looking for two new committee members. With our world class judging panel, IGA needs to further expand its presence in social media and its capacity to reach more Ikebana students around the world.

The positions are volunteer base and there is no remuneration. The Committee's job includes helping select semi-finalists for the IGA and maintaining and updating the IGA Facebook page regularly.

Applicants must have a teaching qualification in Ikebana and experience in social media, in particular Facebook. Before you apply, please read our mission statement, FAQ and award details in our website. https://ikebanaaustralia.blogspot.com/

Please send your CV with your Facebook account information to ikebana.gallery@gmail.com by 30 June 2019.

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Saturday, 6 April 2019

Semi-Finalists for the Ikebana Gallery Award 2019, March 2019 Quarter

We have been announcing semi-finalists for the Ikebana Galley Award 2019 quarterly. The Ikebana Gallery Award Committee is pleased to announce that the following works have been selected as semi-finalists for the period from January to March 2019. 

Congratulations to the students whose works have been selected for the semi-final. If you have not sent us your details and a list of materials for your work (check our Award page http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward), please contact us soon, ikebana.gallery@gmail.com

Please also contact us if you have been selected but you are not eligible for this award. If we don't hear from you, your work may not be considered for selection for the finalists. 

Thank you all the Ikebana students who contributed this quarter. We will announce next semi-finalists in July 2019. We hope to receive more of your works toward the Ikebana Gallery Award 2019. http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward

Please note that our committee will look through all the students' works again in July 2019, and the final semi-finalists including the works selected this time will be announced in July 2019. Your work may not have been selected this time, but it has a second chance!  http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward

In August 2019, the finalists will be selected from the semi-finalists' works, and will be sent to our special judges. http://bit.ly/IGAJudges  


Karen 

This freestyle arrangement incorporated gloriosa / glory Lilly, swan plant /hairy balls and jasmine vine in a Japanese lacquer ware vase.



Risa


Thanh

Kim 

Sophi


Dasha

Sophi 

Jenny 


Maryvonne




Tatiana

Yu


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Wednesday, 20 March 2019

News: Ikebana Performance in Melbourne


Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival presents Ikebana artist Shoso Shimbo in concert with the Grigoryan Brothers. Shoso will create a large scale floral installation to the music of the world renowned guitar duo in an intimate setting that brings the audience right up close to this captivating performance.

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019

Maryvonne, Madrid (Spain)


Name: Maryvonne
Address: Madrid (Spain)
Ikebana school: Sogetsu School
Teacher's name: Louise Worner
List of materials:
Leaves: Cornus sanguinea, dry leaves, japanese basket
Comment of my work:
I tried to explore the use of randomly found materials on the floor in the public space. These were to be used as a starting constraint for the different pieces.


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Sunday, 17 March 2019

Daria: Waiting for the spring to come



Name: Daria
Address: Moscow, Russia
Ikebana School: Sogetsu
Teacher's Name: Natalia Fateeva

Waiting for the spring to come

Material: willow, clematis (leather flower), limonium (sea lavender)
Container: ceramic vase by Hiroshi Toyofuku
Comment:  Impulse (or movement) is one of the best things about spring we can show in ikebana. To express movement and reveal spring vigor, these willow branches were arranged facing the same direction. And their strength is emphasized by some delicate clematises and sea lavender.

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Wednesday, 6 March 2019

メルボルンの花展に出展しませんか?


Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2019 welcomes exhibitors from Japan and other countries.
https://waikebana.blogspot.com/

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Jenny D.: Free Style


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Shoan: Free Style


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Kim: Free Style


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Lai Fong: Basic Style


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Friday, 15 February 2019

Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2019


Wa: Melbourne Ikebana Festival 2019 welcomes exhibitors from Japan and other countries.
https://waikebana.blogspot.com/

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Wednesday, 13 February 2019

Semi-Finalists for the Ikebana Gallery Award 2019, December 2018 Quarter

We are going to announce semi-finalists for the Ikebana Galley Award 2019 quarterly. The Ikebana Gallery Award Committee is pleased to announce that the following 10 works have been selected as semi-finalists for the period from October to December 2018. 

Congratulations to the students whose works have been selected for the semi-final. If you have not sent us your details and a list of materials for your work (check our Award page http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward), please contact us soon, ikebana.gallery@gmail.com

Please also contact us if you have been selected but you are not eligible for this award. If we don't hear from you, your work may not be considered for selection for the finalists. 

Thank you all the Ikebana students who contributed this quarter. We will announce next semi-finalists in April 2019. We hope to receive more of your works toward the Ikebana Gallery Award 2019. http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward

Please note that our committee will look through all the students' works again in July 2019, and the final semi-finalists including the works selected this time will be announced in July 2019. Your work may not have been selected this time, but it has a second chance!  http://bit.ly/ikebanaaward

In August 2019, the finalists will be selected from the semi-finalists' works, and will be sent to our special judges. http://bit.ly/IGAJudges  




Huong Pham



Elena, Northern Italy Study Group


Sophi

Sophie Ye from Shoso Shimbo' class, Melbourne Australia.
The materials listed as below, -Agapanthus, -Rose, -Thryp, -Gum leaves
Pulcheria

Lai Fong

陳丁發


Lai Fong

Risa


Pulcheria


Gloria


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