Michiko Kornhauser, president of Ikebana International Portland Chapter 47 from 2007 to 2009, has also volunteered at the Japanese Garden Society, the Portland Art Museum, and the Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center since her move to Portland in 1986. She is a fermentation chemistry graduate from Okayama University and did graduate work at the East-West Center at the University of Hawaii. Recently she attained a professorship in Japanese calligraphy from the Genwa Japanese Calligraphy Association in Japan.
Ikebana International, Portland Chapter
The members of Ikebana International, Portland Chapter #47, have demonstrated and taught the art of ikebana, Japanese flower arrangement, since 1961. It is one of more than 170 chapters in more than 60 countries and is the only chapter in Oregon. A style of ikebana was first seen in …