Tisha Kenny is an artist, Ikebana floral designer, and retired health professional. She has studied numerous visual art media with a focus primarily on Japanese and Chinese brush painting, studying with Mr Yoshie, Lampo Leong and Kan Kwok-Fan. She holds 10 degrees from the Ikenobo School of Ikebana. Her work combines her love of Impressionism with Asian Brush Painting.
She has exhibited in juried shows at Filoli’s House and Gardens in San Mateo, Back to the Picture Gallery, San Francisco, The Asia Society of Arts of America, San Francisco, The Silicon Valley Asian Art Center, as well as exhibiting at multiple sites through ArtworksSF, McKinley Art Solutions, through private requests and invitations. Local and national patrons collect her works, which are also available as cards and small prints.
She has exhibited her floral designs at the Annual Northern California Ikenobo Ikebana Exhibition as well as special Northern California Ikenobo Ikebana Exhibitons in San Francisco. She has designed floral arrangements for weddings and other special events.
Complementing her creative practices, Tisha has a background in nursing and a master’s degree in public health. In 1989, she founded Health Through Art, a Bay Area sponsored project that promotes community health with artwork from citizens. As a health professional, Tisha is committed to validating art and artists as social change agents, working towards the marriage of art and healing.
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