Shinrin-Yoku, Forest Bathing And Its Inspiration on Creativity in the Arts
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Books mentioned in the program:
Your Guide to Forest Bathing by M. Amos Clifford
Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv
In Praise of Shadows by Jun ‘ichiro Tanizaki
Wabi Sabi by Beth Kempton
Zen and the Birds of Appetite by Thomas Merton
Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Wabi Sabi by Leonard Koren
Shinrin Yoku by Yoshifumi Miyazaki
Haikus by Basho
Ikebana International Chicago Chapter #27 Presenting
2020-2021 SEASON KICK-OFF EVENT
Saturday, August 22, 2020, 2:00 pm
Season Opening Program via Zoom on August 22, 2pm.
Shinrin Yoku (Forest Bathing) and Its Inspiration on Creativity in the Arts by Sogetsu School Teacher Shelley Galloway.
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Shelley Galloway received an MA in Art History from Northwestern University. She is a visual artist focusing on both photography and floral design. She is a Second Level Teacher in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana and is serving as Secretary of the Illinois Sogetsu Study Group. She is also serving on the Board of the Chicago Chapter of Ikebana International as Co Program Chair. She is a Past President of the Kenilworth Garden Club and an Approved Photography Judge in Garden Club of America. She has received many GCA awards in both Photography and Floral Design, including a Fenwick Medal in 2011. She was fortunate to participate in the World Association of Floral Arrangers World Exhibition in India in March, 2020. Shelley exhibits every year at the Chicago Botanic Garden as a member of the Sogetsu School and Ikebana International. Shelley lectures around the country on her thoughts on the art of Ikebana and the creativity of photography. She also teaches her floral arts when she sails on Semester at Sea.