Judith Seeger Resume

Resume of Judith Seeger

Professional Experience

Continues to create commissioned floral art pieces, as well as self-inspired works.
Teaches workshops in floral preservation for all ages privately and in groups.
Worked as floral designer, independently and in various shops in Philadelphia and Boston.

Educational Background:

Temple University, Theater and Literature.
Floral Design, Floral Preservation, and Horticulture:
Individual study with Teizo Watanabe, eminent orchid preservationist, at his home in Fukuoka, Japan.
Pressed Flower Craft Guild of Great Britain, Burton, England, attending workshops and studying with Guild President, Olga Symonds.
Rittner School of Floral Design, Boston, MA.
Barnes Foundation, Lower Merion, PA, studying trees and shrubs.
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, studying the Japanese floral design, Ikebana.
Massachusetts Horticultural Society of Boston, conducting extensive research.
On own, conducting considerable experimentation in floral preservation techniques through the years.

Oriental Painting and Calligraphy:

Japanese calligraphy and sumi-e painting with Judith Liniado, Newton and Cambridge, MA.
Chinese painting and calligraphy, both private and in group, with Qingxiong Ma, Newton, MA, and at the DeCordova Museum School, Lincoln, MA.
Chinese bird and floral painting, Pacific Asia Museum, Pasadena, CA.
Chinese landscape painting with Pheobe Shih, Philadelphia Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA.
Sumi-e painting, Nippon Club, New York, NY.
Studying marbling and paper making in Chicago
Continuing study of calligraphy and painting
Suminagashi on paper and silk, Evanston Art Center
Japanese Cultural Center, Chicago, studying calligraphy and painting

Memberships and Affiliations:

Illinois Orchid Society
Pressed Flower Guild of Great Britain
American Orchid Society
Massachusetts Orchid Society

Movement, Dance, and Yoga:

Bikram Yoga, Boston, MA and Chicago, IL.
Movement Meditation with Marcus Schulkind, Green Street Studio, Cambridge, MA.
Ballet with Bob Brassel, Lexington, MA.
Ballet, Pattersons’ Dance Studio, Burlington, MA.
Theater and movement, Uta Hagen Studio, New York, NY.
Ballroom dance (Chicago Dance Center)
Pilates , Be Moved, Yoga, Bar Method