We were truly wowed by Oscar Mora’s Master class last Thursday evening. Not only did he wow us with the bright colors of Frida Kahlo, his energy and his dedication to the spirit of Frida was boundless. It was as if he embodied the spirit of Frida while creating a design inspired by her. Wearing… Read more »
Vincent van Gogh painted some of his most iconic images while at the sanatorium in Saint Remy during the spring of 1890 using sunflowers and irises as his subjects. Remco Van Vliet, a Dutch-born florist who is the in-house floral designer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, will bring these paintings to life in this… Read more »
Lewis Miller kicked off our “Art of Flowers” series in style for the first Master Class of the season. Choosing John Singer Sargent as his inspiration, he brought in a photocopy of an oil painting known as “Head of a Male Model” from 1878 as a reference point for his flower design. He really set… Read more »
We had a surprise class with Christian Tortu last Tuesday at FlowerSchool New York when he came to town for a brief visit. The class was all about the dusky pastels that we see at the end of summer – local hydrangeas, ivory-colored dahlias, blush roses, dusty miller, spray roses, peach colored hypericum and New Jersey… Read more »
In an effort to manage expectations for all parties involved, both designers and students, we have developed the following terms and conditions. Please read and let us know if you have any questions as we are often flexible as every designer and circumstance is different.
As both the granddaughter of Marc Chagall and holding a PhD in art history, Bella is more than just knowledgeable about the flowers in Chagall’s paintings, her interpretation of his art can be shared through first-hand stories. Your view of this great painter’s work will be forever changed as she interprets his art in flowers…. Read more »
Christian Tortu, known as the Yves Saint Laurent of flowers, returns to give a Master Class for New York’s Fashion Week entitled “Fashion and Flowers!” In this hands-on class, he will discuss what is trendy, what is classic and what is enduring in the world of flowers. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to create flowers… Read more »
Oscar Mora, a florist with roots in South America, is the obvious choice to represent the paintings of Frida Kahlo, a painter known for her dramatic choices of subject and color. Oscar’s style in flowers is exuberant and elegant; passionate in the way that Frida Kahlo was in her life and art. Each week “The Art… Read more »