Arts & Culture

To introduce traditional and modern arts and culture through exhibits and performing arts.

(alphabetical order)



Aki Art

Fine art, Paper cutting
Sogabe started to introduce the paper cutting to the Northwest in 1978 and now her works are included in the collections of many corporations, organizations and universities.



Crystal Angels

Crystal Angels Jewelry is designed for "Fashion + Healing Purpose". All of our original jewelry pieces are hand made from energetically cleansed crystals. All pieces are unique and hand made.







Video Game Artist / Designer / Art Director. Creator of Enfusoft: pattern making software. Gameography :: Halos & Scribblenauts & CSGO sticker capsules. 






“handarbere” means handicraft in Swedish. We offer hand woven cashmere scarves and products with Japanese and Scandinavian taste. Creative and fun hand weaving classes are available in Redmond.




Ikebana International

Ikebana International is a non-profit cultural organization dedicated to the promotion and appreciation of Ikebana, Japanese flower arranging. The Seattle Chapter 19, chartered March 16, 1959, is dedicated to cultivating and perpetuating the study of Ikebana by demonstrations and public exhibitions, with a deep purpose of establishing a better relationship among all people. The chapter is celebrating its 58th anniversary in 2017. 



Puget Sound Bonsai Association

Founded in 1973, the Puget Sound Bonsai Association is a non- profit dedicated to the education of its members and the general public in the art and culture of bonsai.







The School of TAIKO

The cool musical performances of enthusiastic Japanese Taiko drumming with dynamic sounds and fantastic movement will give you an unforgettable summer moment by enjoyable real experiences. The School of TAIKO founded by professional Japanese Taiko Drummer Ringtaro and his partner Asako Tateishi based in Seattle on 2009 and CHIKIRI is their leading group. Currently about 100 students from 5 years old to 70's enjoy the weekly Taiko Classes and performances. Also, SOT has hold "Bilingual Kids Class" for 5 - 7 years old yearly and "Bilingual Kids Taiko Summer Camp" for 4 - 7 years old kids.





SUMI Painting

Darlene Dihel is a sum-e artist (Japanese Ink-Brush Painting).
She promotes this prestigious traditional style of painting by sharing with others- teaching, demonstrations, festivals, solo and group shows. SUMI-E IS HER PASSION!