Misao Jo's Passing


Dear friends,

I am sad to share with you the news that Misao Jo, the founder of SAORI, has passed away at 104 years of age. 

It is impossible to measure how many lives have been positively impacted by Misao Jo's philosophy of self-expression through weaving. While she is no longer with us, her philosophy will certainly endure.

I encourage you to take a moment and read her essay, "SAORI: The Path I Followed," which is available in SAORI: Self-Innovation Through Free Weaving

The following is the official statement from Kenzo Jo, Misao Jo's third son. SAORI-No-Mori has created a webpage celebrating Misao's life. You may visit it here.

Laura Poll

Laura Poll