Nicoleta Oprisan - Artist in Tokyo

Nicoleta Oprisan

I'm an artist in Tokyo, Japan

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About me

I offer professional ikebana services, providing the perfect blend of inspiration- a touch of European flair to complement this form of traditional Japanese art. Each ikebana display I create captures the essence of the occasion and it is designed to stimulate and delight all five senses.

Ikebana artist
Sogetsu Teachers Association Member
Ikebana International Member

My Creations

  1. This stage ikebana display was inspired by fireworks and Japanese summers. It is made up of 5 structural pieces, an artistic rendition of the 5 Senses. A metaphor of unity in diversity. It was featured on stage during a live OTOWAZA concert
    Materials: bamboo, gloriosa, oncidium, allium schubertii
    Approx. size... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. Display featured on stage, during Otowaza New Year's concert. The installation incorporates a bold bamboo structure (a nod, to the main artist performing - Yoshimi Tsujimoto, shakuhachi) and brought spring on stage with Japanese plum, fragrant sweet peas and pine.
    (Approx. size 2.5m x 2m)

  3. Ikebana installation for BST Charity Gala at ANA Intercontinental Hotel. Materials used: Enkiantus perulatus, lili-of-the-valley bush and white lilies.
    (Approx. size 3m x 2m)

  4. Temple display- 浅心

    22 March 2017

    This display was created at Reisen-In Temple, in Hiroo, for a collaboration project with Mugenryu Karate. I used bamboo, camellia, Japanese quince and driftwood to enhance the beauty of the Japanese garden.
    (Approx. size 4m x 2m)

  5. This display was featured in the 'tokonoma', at Tokyo National Museum, Ōkyokan Teahouse. The inspiration behind it is the music and how it envelops and takes us all to distant places. The central bamboo represents the core, the heart, the emotion and the revolving circles signify the power to move... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  6. A few of the centrepieces created for The Peninsula Hotel Tokyo, Peter's Restaurant (24F). I was in charge with creating the ikebana displays every week, for the Sunday brunch. (2015-2016)
    I used seasonal materials to match the venue, the food displays and the brunch themes.

  7. Ikebana works

    7 April 2017

    Dynamic lines

  8. Summer dreams

  9. 2m x 3m bamboo installation I created for 能楽堂(Ginza 6).