Rie Ono was born in Atami, Japan in 1977. She is currently based in Berlin, Germany and Tokyo, Japan.She studied SOGETSU ikebana (Japanese flower arrangement art ) at Hinata Ikebana Studio in Tokyo, Japan from 2007 to 2013. After for six years studying, she successfully graduated fourth grade teacher’s course in 2013.
She taught SOGETSU ikebana and her original botanical art for multinational students at her own studio in Tokyo, Japan for two years. Since January 2015, she moved to Berlin, Germany and started to have her original botanical art workshops.
She has also participated to art exhibitions and made botanical art works for local companies, brands and shops, galleries, museums in Germany, Italy and Japan.
22.06-29.07.2017 Ikebana installation "abandoned #2" with Martina della Valle as a part of "flowers are documents Ⅱ" curated by Emanuele Guidi at AR/GE KUNST, Bolzano Bozen, Italy.
06.12.2016 Ikebana workshop "one flower, one leaf #2" with Martine Della Valle at MAXXI, Rome, Italy.
30.09-15.10.2016 Ikebana installation "abandoned #1" for solo exhibition "wabi-sabi" for Martina Della Valle at Dryphoto Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy.
24-25.09.2016 Ikebana workshop "one flower, one leaf #1" with Martine Della Valle at Dryphoto Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy.
07.09.2016 "Wabi sabi" Essen a taste magazine ( IT)
21.05.2015 "Interview with Ms. Rie Ono, who teaches Ikebana in Germany." Tadaima Japan ( EN/ JP)