From traditional to whimsical, from classic to contemporary, the gardens of Altura Park are featured this year. Presented by the Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs with ten gardens, ten plein air painters along with music and lunch. The Council of Albuquerque Garden Clubs consisting of sixteen member organizations has been organizing these garden tours in Albuquerque for 43 years, each year highlighting a distinct neighborhood.
IKEBANA INTERNATIONAL CHAPTER 41, ALBUQUERQUE presents
Sara Gilstrap, a member of the Sogetsu School of Ikebana, will present a demonstration and workshop. She earned a BFA and MA at the University Of Oklahoma School Of Art. She was a faculty member and teacher in the art departments of Midland College in Midland, Texas and the University of Texas of the Permian Basin, Odessa, Texas. Since retiring, Sara relocated to Santa Fe, New Mexico for 13 years where she was active in garden clubs and organized the Floral Designers Garden Club. She was also the owner of and instructor in the Santa Fe Weaving School. Continue reading