Artist Talk: TETSUNORI KAWANA
Tuesday, August 13
Wellfleet Preservation Hall
“Always I am listening to the heart-beat of the Earth and my creations echo this pulse of Nature.”
Tetsunori is an award winning installation artist and teacher at the Sogestu school in Tokyo Japan. For over 30 years, he has conducted Ikebana seminars and demonstrations at major conventions and institutions around the world! He is a sought after instructor in major countries throughout the United States, Canada, England, Ireland, Italy, France, Holland, Switzerland, Portugal, Russia, Australia, Chile, Brazil, New Zealand, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore etc. where his work has been installed. He has received numerous awards from Sogetsu Headquarters for his Ikebana artistry, including the Newcomer’s Award, the Encouragement Award, and the prestigious Sogetsu Award.
For over 20 years Tetsunori Kawana studied with and assisted the environmental artist, film director and headmaster of the Sogetsu School in Horoshi Teshigahara