Instructor: Paula Tam

Paula Tam
As a Professor of Ikenobo Ikebana, Paula Tam has served as the Ikebana Coordinator of the Japanese Gallery at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, President of Ikenobo California Pacific Chapter, Board Member of Ikebana International NY Chapter, and Former President of Ikebana International New York Chapter.

Paula Tam has been studying Ikenobo ikebana for 30 years, starting with her Introductory Ikenobo diploma in 1991 and was awarded the rank of "Sokatoku", rank #18, the highest Ikenobo Diploma in Ikenobo Floral Art in 2022. She has graduated from the Ikenobo Central Training Institute in Kyoto. In the last 10 years she has been passionately teaching and promoting ikebana. Her arrangements have been exhibited in New York, Shanghai, Malaysia and Kyoto; including in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New Museum, Tenri Gallery, Japanese Stroll Garden, Japanese Ambassadors' residences, among others. She has given ikebana demonstrations at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, SinoVision TV station and for Ikebana International New York Chapter. Her passion in ikebana propels her to pursue higher levels of studies continuously.

Classes by this instructor

Celebrate Mother's Day with a unique bonding experience at our special parent-child Ikebana floral design workshop geared toward families. Led by esteemed Ikenobo School instructor Paula Tam and assistant Yiwei Zhang, this engaging session invites parents and children to dive more...
244FDN284 05/11 Sa 11:00am-12:30pm Tam