Cameron Art Museum's
Art of the Bloom
Wilmington/Wrightsville Beach, NC
January 5-8, 2017
Best of Show 2017
Brittney Wells, Verzaals Florist, Wilmington, NC
PRIMARY FLORAL MATERIALS: Delphinium, curly willow, birds of paradise, hanging amarnthus, cala lily, Dendrobium orchid
INSPIRATION: The Conversation, Romare Bearden
JUDGES COMMENTS: Beautifully balanced mass design, vibrant colors interpret Bearden’s lithography creatively
1st Place 2017
Sharron VanTeyens, New Hanover Garden Club, Wilmington, NC
PRIMARY FLORAL MATERIALS: Dembrobium orchids, calla lily, bamboo, Anthirium
INSPIRATION: Untitled, David Story
JUDGES COMMENTS: Great mechanics. Excellent interpretation.
2nd Place 2017
Melanie Wyatt, Raleigh Garden Club, accredited judge, Raleigh, NC
PRIMARY FLORAL MATERIALS: Acido Sasa sp, Carthamus tinctorius, Gossypium herbaceum, Hydrangea paniculata, Protea sp.
INSPIRATION: October FSP#14, Henry Pearson
JUDGES COMMENTS: Interpretation Spot On! More high would improve overall balance.
3rd Place 2017
Marge Comer, Coastal Garden Club, Ocean Isle Beach, NC
INSPIRATION: Ancient Ko Su Coat, Elisabeth Chant
JUDGES COMMENTS: Color harmony is exciting. The softness so beautifully depicts the draping of the fabric in the painting. Placement of center leaf breaks rhythm.