Sandy Marker (Practicing Teacher)
Sandy commenced studying Sogetsu in Hong Kong 2002 and has been teaching for almost nine years. With the love of teaching Sandy shares her knowledge with her students in class plus through demonstrations, workshops and showing the beauty of Ikebana at exhibitions. Sandy’s passion for ikebana has resulted in taking small group tour to Japan in October 2015
Early March 2016 Sandy commenced the 3 month Norman and Mary Sparnon Scholarship at the Sogetsu Kaikan in Tokyo culminating by submitting a exhibit at the Sogetsu Autumn exhibition in Shinjuku. Returning home Sandy shares her experiences and knowledge with fellow ikebana artists and her students
Sandy’s interest and practice of other art disciplines; painting, sumi-e painting, silver smithing and ceramics is strongly influenced by the Sogetsu Ikebana philosophy.