Sogetsu Pittsburgh

Sogetsu Pittsburgh is a collective of ikebana practitioners and artists based in Pittsburgh who have exhibited their work at the Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Society of Contemporary Craft, and Phipps Conservatory. The group is dedicated to studying and sharing the modern art of Sogetsu ikebana and is a 2023 Fallingwater Institute Artist-in-Residence. The group was founded in 1990 by Reiko Nakajima and Joan Walter and continues to be led by Nakajima and Atsumi Sewell as principal instructors.  They are active participants in Ikebana International Pittsburgh Chapter #25, founded in 1959 by Kay McKenna of Greensburg.