May 26, 2021 - Annual Virtual Exhibition
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Member Arrangements

This year's annual exhibition was a virtual Zoom meeting hosted on May 26, 2021. Chapter 182 members submitted nearly 80 different ikebana arrangements, miniatures and Zen gardens. 

February 2021 - Morimono Challenge
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Kathy Elliott - Morimono1

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Li Huang - Morimono1

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Morimono is a style in the Ohara school using fruits, vegetables and non-conventional piled plant materials often on a defining base. The February challenge was for chapter members to make a Morimono style arrangement based on the February video by Satsuki Palter.

January 2021 - A Tribute to Norman Churchill
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Norman Churchill

Photo from September 2017 following a demonstration and workshop he gave to the Columbia chapter.

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Lin Ko 1

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John Spence This is an unusual container from Norman Churchill with a very narrow slot across the top.

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Norman Churchill

Photo from September 2017 following a demonstration and workshop he gave to the Columbia chapter.

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Norman Churchill is a Sogetsu Instructor and a long time member of our chapter. Many chapter 182 members owe their first instruction in ikebana to Norman. He was of enormous benefit to all of us but he relocated  to Las Vegas a few months ago. We will miss him but wish the best for him and his wife Beth. The one positive thing to his relocation was that he was willing to sell many of his containers and of course, many containers were purchased by chapter members. The members of chapter 182 would like to dedicate this virtual exhibition as a tribute to Norman Churchill using many of his containers and certainly to show to show our appreciation for years of his time and instruction.

January 2021 Art in Bloom Virtual Exhibition
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Annie Fan / Sogetsu / arrangement

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CMA Annie Fan Exhibition
CMA Annie Fan Exhibition

Annie Fan / inspiration

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JRS Edit 3

John Spence / Sogetsu / arrangement with trees based on original plans

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Annie Fan / Sogetsu / arrangement

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Although our participation in the CMA exhibition was canceled, we have a virtual exhibition of the museum exhibits at the Columbia Museum of Art and the arrangements they inspired.

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October 2020 SC State Fair Exhibition
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The theme of this year's SC State Fair is:

"A Year Like No Other".

Chapter 182 was invited to exhibit ikebana arrangements for the two day, free, drive-through fair. October 20-21, 2020.

Virtual Exhibition in Memory of Jean Rhyne
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Li Huang 7

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Li Huang 6

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Our August 2020 event is a virtual exhibition of arrangements made in containers which formerly belonged
to Jean Rhyne. Her estate was gracious enough to donate them to our chapter after her passing and many members purchased containers which she once used for Ikebana. 

May ZOOM Arrangements

Our May 2020 Meeting was hosted by Stephanie English via ZOOM. This was a learning experience on multiple levels. These are member arrangements inspired by our class.

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Lucy Spence Miniatures

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Li Hueh Huang 1

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ZOOM Member Gallery

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Exhibition Preparation Workshop

Sogetsu demonstration arrangements

by Norman Churchill (2/19/20)

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Ikenobo Study Group

Instructor: Li Huang (2/4/20)

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January Palm Leaf Manipulation 

Demo and Workshop

Technique demonstration 

by Annie Fan (1/15/20)

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2020 Art in Bloom

Member arrangements at the Columbia Museum of Art inspired by the Van Gogh Exhibition (1/12/2020)

Presenter: Mita Flores

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November Ichiyo Demo and Workshop

Ichiyo demonstration arrangements

by Sue Grier (11/20/19)

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October Ikenobo Demo and Workshop

Ikenobo demonstration arrangements

by Li Yueh Huang (10/16/19)

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September Ohara Demo and Workshop

Ohara demonstration arrangements

by Jean Davis and Robert Neese (9/18/19)

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2019 SC Arts Awards Luncheon

Member arrangements for auction to benefit the SC Arts Council (May 1, 2019)

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Table 42 Vijaya Prabhu

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Table 41 Norman Churchill
Table 41 Norman Churchill

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Table 1 John Spence

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Table 42 Vijaya Prabhu

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2019 EXHIBITION  AND TEA

Member arrangements displayed at the Unitarian Church (March 31, 2019)

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2019 Art in Bloom

Member arrangements at the Columbia Museum of Art inspired by the work of Jasper Johns

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IKEBANA EXHIBITION AT THE SC STATE FAIR

Arrangements by members of Chapter 182 are on display October 10-21, 2018 in the Cantey Building at the SC State Fair.

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2018 ANNUAL  EXHIBITION

Member arrangements displayed at the Garden Club Council Building for the Annual Exhibition and Tea (March 21, 2018)

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2018 ART IN BLOOM GALLERY

Member arrangements displayed at the Columbia Museum of Art for the Art in Bloom exhibition inspired by Matisse (January 7, 2018)

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