Monthly Archives: October 2015

The Art of Flowers: Sullivan Owen Interprets Willem van Aelst-Nov 12th!

Dutch Master painter, Willem van Aelst, was known for his still life paintings and considered both elegant and stylish in his own time. Sullivan Owen, who has been described as Anthropology meets Martha Stewart, is one of our newest Master Florists. Her color palette is subtle and inspired, and she has a gift for passing her technical expertise… Read more »

Event Design Series with Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur-October 20-22, 2015

We just wrapped up a beautiful Event Design Series with Meredith Perez of Belle Fleur and our Fall Professional Program students. The couse began with an inspring lecture the first day on all the details of running a floral event design business. The students shopped for and designed their “weddings” the second day with a beautiful set… Read more »

The Art of Flowers Series: Olivier Giugni Interprets Henri Rousseau-Oct 29th!

“Nothing makes me so happy than to observe nature and paint what I see,” said Henri Rousseau, the French painter known for his magical realism and paintings of jungles and tropical leaves. No one can design leaves as expertly and exuberantly as Olivier Giugni, a florist known for his large-scale arrangements at hotels such as… Read more »

The Art of Flowers Series: Lindsey Taylor Interprets Mary Cassatt-Oct 22nd!

Mary Cassatt was one of the rare women Impressionists whose work has received world-wide acclaim. Born in Pennsylvania, she lived and studied in Paris beginning in 1874 and was thought of highly by her fellow Impressionists. Lindsey Taylor an editor, garden designer, floral designer and writer for the Wall Street Journal and Martha Stewart Living among… Read more »

The Art of Flowers Series: Emily Thompson Interprets Albrecht Durer-Oct 15th!

Each week “The Art of Flowers Series” will pair one of the worlds most well-known and exciting fine artists with a FlowerSchool New York Master Floral Designer. The arrangements that the florists will make will not be copies of paintings, but will be inspirations taken from the artists. Using artists such as John Singer Sargent, Frida… Read more »