Where your pleasure is,
there is your treasure.
Where your treasure is, there is your heart.
Where you heart is,
there is your happiness!
Artisan Shawnnee Holmberg
I began as a clothing designer and seamstress. Little did I realize, when I first arrived in Japan on a hot, rainy August night some 50 years ago, what a profound impact every aspect of that rich culture would have on me.
Eleven years in Japan experiencing, absorbing, collecting, learning... Sumie-e (brush painting), Cha-no-yu (Tea Ceremony), Ikebana (Japanese Flower Arranging), Kimono, Folk Art, Kumihimo (traditional Japanses braiding), Friendships.