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Combining Hawaiian Anthurium From MauGoose with North Carolina's Camillias. CH, Aiken S.C., Feb. 2020

Hi Verna,
The show was a huge success, thank you so much for helping me with materials!
Your friend in flowers
Shelly, Aspen CO

Raleigh, N.C. Art Museum's 3rd Annual "Art In Bloom". Works of the Art in the Museum's Collection
inspired the floral designs by selected North Carolina floral designers for this event.

Hanging display of Obake Anthuriums in the Atrium Longwood Gardens, PA.
March 2016. Floral Designer using Obake anthuriums similar to the ones
on MauiGoose site.

St. Mary's Cathedral called "Through the Fire"
W a t e r l i l y P o n d, Floral and Event Design Studio

Voted Best of the Bay Wedding Flowers by SF Chronicle readers
Grace Ormonde Wedding Style Magazine Platinum List
Certified by Here Comes the Guide

"We are accustomed to working with designers and artists with their floral design and
installations---providing help with specific challenges and specifications.”

Honor Design by Angela Marchesi for NC Garden Club Convention
MauiGoose sprays of lime green cymbidium orchids and telopea protea
with palm

Ann Simpson, Master Flower Judge created this Honor Design for the North Carolina
Flower Show held in New Bern, NC
Using fresh tropical flowers by MauiGoose
Antique Blue glass vase chosen to represent the ocean creating a perfect composition

Art in Bloom-Raleigh Art Museum
Painting by Mary Cassett inspiration for floral design by
New Bern Master Flower Judge, Angela Marchesi

Art in Bloom- Raleigh NC Art Museum

“Art in Bloom” is the theme of North Carolina Museum of Art show running March 19 through March 22.

North Carolina Garden Club Flower judges and leading floral designers from our state were chosen to create their individual designs with inspirations from specific works of art selected from the Museum’s collection.

Among the list of outstanding NC leaders in floral design was New Bern’s Angela Marchesi, Nationally Accredited Flower Show Judge and past President Trent Woods Garden Club, 2009-2011.

“Portrait of Madame X Dressed for the Matinee” by

Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926) is the work selected for interpretation by Angela.

“My impression of the portrait was to honor this beautiful, strong and lovely woman. The limited colors in the portrait

spoke to me as well as the diagonal movement in the composition of the painting. My goal was to select flowers that would reflect the color and last the time on display.

I chose tropical flowers because they are hardy and dramatic. The White Calla Lily is feminine and delicate; I thought it representational of Madame X’s porcelain skin. The Red Ginger and Yellow Crespedia reflect the portrait colors. The Monstera leaf acts as a frame to tie together all the flowers.”

Following is a new Japanese style Floral Arrangement at the
Japanese Garden in Portland, Oregon, as part of a special display.
Floral Design uses pincushion Protea foliage and willow branch in
a Raku hand-built vessel, Feb 2014.