Hiroki Ohara March 26, 1988 (Date of birth)

May, 1998
Participated for the first time in the ‘Exhibition in Kobe City by Leading Ikebana Artists of Japan’
October, 2002
Performed flower offering ceremony at Todai-ji Temple
October, 2005
Performed flower offering ceremony at Konpon Chudo, Enryaku-ji, Temple
October, 2008
Exhibited at the Flower Installation entitled “Jyoka-machi, Takadabana Flower Road” in Niigata.
June, 2009
Exhibited at the art festival “Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennale 2009”
March, 2010
Graduated from Konan University in Kobe.
April, 2011
Held a recovery support charity exhibition titled ‘Inori’ in Osaka for the affected areas by the Great East Japan Earthquake.
January, 2012
Took office as Executive Director of Nihon Ikebana Geijutsu Kyokai (Japan Ikebana Association)
March, 2012
Held his first solo exhibition titled ‘Flower & Space-Hiroki Ohara Exhibition’ at Nihombashi Takashimaya
April, 2013
Took office as a visiting professor and supervised the project ‘Ikebana and Its Conception’ at Taisho University
April, 2013
Perfomed flower offering ceremony at Meiji-jingu shrine.
April, 2014
Exhibited for the ‘Roppongi Art Night 2014’ at the National Art Center, Tokyo
September, 2014
Gave a lecture and demonstration at West Point in New York, US
February, 2015
Supervised ‘Ohara School’s 120th Anniversary Exhibition, Inochi-no-katachi (Birth and Rebirth)’, at Nihombashi Takashimaya
April, 2015
Perfomed a flower offering ceremony at Koyasan temple
April, 2015
Gave a lecture and demonstration at Harvard University in Boston, US
May, 2016
Displayed arrangements at the International Media Center for The G7 Ise-Shima Summit
September, 2016
Directed the overall space design and appeared in the ikebana show ‘Shiseido Prior presents – Mirai-no-hana-saku Party’
October, 2016
Gave a lecture and demonstration as an invited guest for the ‘150th Anniversary Japan-Belgium Diplomatic Relations’ event, sponsored by the Japanese Embassy in Belgium
October, 2016
Gave a lecture and demonstration as an invited guest for Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris in Paris, France


September, 2013
Kobe City Cultural Award


Hiroki Ohara has appeared on many radio programs and TV programs, including Nippon Television Network, Japan Broadcasting Corporation, Mainichi Broadcasting Corporation, and others. His ikebana works, interview articles, and special feature articles have been covered by numerous national newspapers, including Yomiuri, Asahi, and Sankei Shimbun, and has also been published in many leading major magazines.