Hitomi Gilliam is a noted Canadian floral designer, lecturer, instructor and an author specializing in contemporary abstract styles. Hitomi is a mega-star in the world of floral design. Hitomi is a member of The American Institute of Floral Designers. She lives in Mission, Canada.
Hitomi is also a member of the Pennsylvania floral Industry Association. She gives many demonstrations of floral arrangement events in art museums.
Her nature of work
- Hitomi spends her time by giving lectures and doing installations at prestigious functions in other countries.
- Hitomi's open, easygoing approach to teaching kept her students enthralled.
- Hitomi Gilliam has inspired many through her educational dedication and her many floral Design Books added another satisfied group to her repertoire of followers.
- Hitomi operates Satsuki's Design Solutions in Mission, British Columbia, Canada.
- In the U.S. and Europe, she gets a standing ovation from crowds of 3,000 when she gives demonstrations in theatres and arenas.
- Hitomi is only one of the five recipients of the American Institute oF Floral Designer's (AIFD) prestigious Design Influence Awards.
- Her recent design floral demonstration was in Seattle at the Northwest Wholesale Florist warehouse on April 10th, 2007.
- Hitomi made arrangements at Queen Elizabeth Park when the IOC [International Olympics Committee] came to town.
- This year in the first week of June, she created an artistic interpretation of Impressionist artist Claude Monet's garden at Giverny for the grand gala that launches the Monet to Dali exhibit at the Vancouver Art Gallery.
Hitomi's love of art and nature influences her floral designs.
- Hitomi has published four books.
- ARTFLORAdvanced Design + Process: In 'Artflor' Hitomi shared with us her insight and experience with creativity and design. Since its publication this book is being regarded as the blueprint of advance floral design and referred by students and teachers alike.