March 2021 Meeting

Ohara Ikebana Video Demonstration

On Sunday, March, 21, we will view an Ohara Ikebana video demonstration by Satsuki Palter who is the President of Los Angeles Ohara Chapter and a Sub-Grandmaster of the Ohara School of Ikebana. Satsuki will join the meeting as well for a Q and A session. As usual, the Zoom invite information will be emailed prior to our meeting date.



About Satsuki Palter

Satsuki Palter has been an Ikebana artist for 37 years and is certified as a Sub-Grand Master of Ohara School of Ikebana and is president of the Ohara Los Angeles Chapter, the largest chapter in North America, and past president of Ikebana International LA Chapter. She has performed ikebana demonstrations, workshops and exhibitions at the Getty Museum, LA County Museum, LA Arboretum, and Japanese American National Museum, as well as many events such as Anime Expo, and is regularly invited to teach workshops throughout the country. In addition to her role as a leader in the Ikebana community, Satsuki also teaches Japanese tea ceremony. Born and raised in Kobe, Japan, Satsuki has resided in Los Angeles since 1996.


Materials List

List of styles with information on containers and materials:

  1. Hana-Kanade: 3 Glass Containers, Pampas Grass, Sunflower, Variegated Bromeliad, Gypsophila.

  2. Rimpa Arangement: 3 Fan Shape (sen-men) Ceramic Containers, 4 kinds of Cockscomb, White Chrysanthemum, Yellow Chrysanthemum Pom Pom, Oakleaf Hydrangea

  3. Realistic Landscape Arrangement: Oval Udei Ceramic Container, Dark Pink Crape myrtle, Hollyleaf Cherry, White Veronica, Yellow Chrysanthemum Pom Pom, Zebra Miscanthus.

  4. Morimono Arrangement: Black shiki-ita board with Red lacquered round plate, Queen of the Night Epiphyllium, Phalaenopsis orchid, Tillandsia Xerographica air plant, Gourd, Pomegranate, 2 kinds of Hoof Fungus.

Upcoming Meetings


April 18, 2021 at 10am via Zoom

Video on Sogetsu Ikebana by Susan Cano on “Focus on Color of Container”.


May 16, 2021 at 10am via Zoom

Video on Ichiyo Ikebana by Elaine Jo on “Elevate Your Living Space with Ikebana”.


June 20, 2021 at 10am via Zoom

Video on Sogetsu Ikebana by Soho Sakai on “Unconventional Materials and Containers”

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