About this Event
PLEASE NOTE THIS WORKSHOP IS PART OF QUEERING SOUND'S FUNDRAISER FOR RHIZOME, THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE RHIZOME. THE WORKSHOP IS OFFERED AT NO ADDITIONAL CHARGE BUT IN ORDER TO ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL NEED TO HAVE ALREADY PURCHASED A TICKET TO THE FUNDRAISER .
Certified teacher of Sogetsu Ikebana Keith Stanley will demonstrate the Art of Japanese
Flower Arranging. In his demonstration he will explain differences in western and
eastern flower design, techniques and have a focus on sustainable ways to create
avant-garde flower art.
Keith Stanley is a Washington, DC floral designer and educator. He’s also a resident of
Capitol Hill. For 39 years he has worked in retail and special event floristry, and also
doing demonstrations and workshops. Currently he is a Teaching Coach for the
European Master Certification program (a floral design school in based in Bruges,
Belgium), which he graduated from in 2016. He earned the International Master Florist
accreditation from Gregor Lersch at Boerma Institute In March 2022. In addition, he is a
certified teacher for the Sogetsu School of Ikebana. Structural botanical design is his
passion, and recently has created large scale works for the 2022 Floralien in Ghent,
Belgium and also Hoogstraten Groeten and Blomen in Hoogstraten, Belgium.
is a volunteer-driven multifaceted arts festival of LGBTQIA+ artists/allies held annually in Washington DC during late May or early June. QUEERING SOUND features vibrant + unapologetically queer, non-binary + post-gender talents – from the DMV region, across the nation + internationally – who push outside + beyond the socially - accepted boundaries of contemporary sound + vision. Over the past 25 years, QUEERING SOUND has presented well over 100 artists at nine local venues + online.
is a nonprofit community arts space located at 6950 Maple St NW, in the Takoma neighborhood of Washington DC. We are dedicated to promoting creativity as a force for personal empowerment and community engagement. We also strive to provide a home for non-mainstream programming in the DC area.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Rhizome DC - Art Learning DIY Culture, 6950 Maple Street Northwest, Washington, United States