"Painters use red like spice." - Darek Jarman (1942-1994)
There is an indisputable stimulating energy to the color RED, it shows no restraint. Create a FREE STYLE DESIGN with depth and dynamic linear quality. This design should be open and less contained. It should radiate from a given expected point, but may have more than one area of interest.
CLASS 232 - LET THE SUN SHINE IN Novice Class - WINNER: PAT DAVIS
"How wonderful yellow is. It stands for the sun." Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
Yellow is a symbol of friendship and new beginnings and much happiness. Create a small compact bouquet or TUSSIE MUSSIE to be carried in hand or slipped into a vase. Use mini or small daffodils and other contrasting plant materials. Display it on a 12x12x12 inch box (provided), covered with your coordinating drape. Open to those who have never won a blue ribbon.
CLASS 234 - PASSIONATELY PURPLE - WINNER: KITTY MARTIN
"Often a purple patch or two is tacked on to a serious work of high promise, to give an effect of color." - Horace (65 - 8 BC)
PURPLE conveys wealth, opulence, and extravagance. Create a DUTCH FLEMISH DESIGN (17th-18th Century). This period arrangement must include fruits and/or vegetables in an oval form with several centers of interest. Accessories permitted.
CLASS 233 - RHAPSODY IN BLUE - WINNER: JOAN JACKSON
"I never get tired of the blue sky." - Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
BLUE is the color of the sky and the sea. It shows depth and stability, openness and serenity. Create a REFLECTIVE DESIGN using mirrors, foil or other reflective material within the design to reflect an image. The image may be colors, textures, an object or the viewer.
CLASS 235 - IN THE PINK - WINNER: FELICITY ERICSON
"The very pink of perfection" - Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)PINK is youthful, fun and exciting. Create a MINIATURE arrangement in a style or design of not more than 5 inches in any direction with emphasis on scale and proportion. Arrangement must be 1 to 1 1/2 times the height or width of the container.
CLASS 236 - WONDERFUL WHITE - WINNER: JUDY CATHEY
"White ... is not a mere absence of color; it is a shinning and affirmative thing, as fierce as red and definite as black." - Gilbert Keith Chesterton, (1874-1936)
White flowers evoke simple beauty and simplicity. It is considered the color of perfection.
Create a PARALLEL DESIGN in a low container or 2 or more containers placed together or stacked to appear as one. Each group of 3 or more must appear to be independent of the other yet related by color, texture, form or pattern. A negative (empty) space should be left between groupings.
CLASS 237 - IT'S NOT EASY TO BE GREEN - WINNER: SARAH HYLTON
"Live yellow, go green, or live green, go yellow." - Jill Davis (born 1966)
Create a LANDSCAPE DESIGN using a low container. Design is usually one sided with taller materials to the back. Cluster like colors and materials create a more nature-like effect
CLASS 238 - ORANGE U GORGEOUS - WINNER: FRAN ZABICKI
"Orange is the happiest color." - Frank Sinatra (1915-1998)
ORANGE has high visibility, so you can use it to catch attention and highlight the most important elements of your design. Create a SYNERGISTIC DESIGN using 3 or more containers or groupings that make up one design. Each part is not a complete design on its own. A connecting component may be used to unify the individual parts.
CLASS 239 - WHIRLWIND OF COLOR - WINNER: CAM WILLIIAMS
This arrangement was deemed best arrangement in show and most creative as well as received most votes for the Peoples' Choice Award.
"I see blue, pink, yellow and green and everything in between." - unknown -
Party hardy in a EXHIBITION TABLE SCAPE of many colors. A party of your choice awaits your imagination. Keep in mind the floral centerpiece is the point of interest. Exhibitor provides his/her own table to use in a 5' by 5' area. Accessories permitted. No food or flatware allowed.
'Woof! Woof!', exclaimed the judges.
"RAINBOW OF COLOR"
"Don't miss all the beautiful colors of the rainbow looking for that pot of gold." - Anonymous
Seeing the beautiful colors of the rainbow require you to be in the right place at the right time. Youths were to use their imagination and follow the rainbow to the pot of gold daffodils waiting for them. They were encourage to use garden flowers. Youths brought their own flowers and clippers to create their own "pot of gold" in a container. Mechanics were provided . Two classes were offered in Youth Artistic:
CLASS 240, PIXIES, ages 6-9, WINNER: JACOB WARD
CLASS 241, LEPRECHAUNS, ages 10-13,
WINNER: ALEXANDRA RICHARDSON
Photos by Ann Hohenberger
Except for Classes 231, 240 and the final photo, these were taken by Ceci Brown.