Looking for something in addition to the traditional Christmas wreath? Come learn the Japanese art of kokedama! Participants will learn and practice the Japanese inspired art of growing plants in unique mixture of growing media wrapped as a ball of moss with a holiday twist! We will learn about the materials, methods, and maintenance required for Kokedama. We will learn about plants some of the best plants to use with this technique and explore festive ways to dress them up for the holidays!
This is Part 6 of the 2019 GreenPease art series. This nature based creative arts workshop series is facilitated by David Pease, aka GreenPease. GreenPease is a local service providing guided therapeutic gardening programs, horticulture & creative arts workshops for a variety of organizations and populations. GreenPease’s goal in is to provide unique educational experience with art in the gardens and additionally framing these activities as a mindfulness practice that improves our well-being.
David Pease received an M.S. in Plant Sciences in 2018 specializing in facilitating Therapeutic Horticulture programs and public educational workshops. David earned a BFA in Studio Art, with a minor in Art History in 2009. He has led hundreds of educational programs and workshops since 2013 when he first joined the Every Child Outdoors staff and began leading art workshops at UT Gardens.
Date: December 14, 2019
Time: 3-6 pm
Location: Knoxville Botanical Gardens
2743 Wimpole Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37914
$65, KBGA Members
$400 for the entire GreenPease art series ($360 for members, $270 for neighbors). If you wish to register for the entire series, please call 865-862-8717.
*Residents of the 37914/5 zip code