“The 27th Annual Bouquets to Art features 150 floral arrangements by prominent Bay Area designers and garden clubs that interpret and complement the museum’s permanent collection.
Bouquets to Art is the largest fundraiser held to benefit the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, and one of the country’s premier floral events. Organized and produced by the volunteer members of the Fine Arts Museums Auxiliary, Bouquets to Art raises funds to support acquisitions, special exhibitions and education programs.”
~de Young art museum – visit the website for more information and photographs.
Hope you enjoy the photographs I took while visiting this year’s Bouquets To Art:
My friend, Alena Jean Whiting of Half Moon Bay, designed this lovely piece:
Branch Out Floral & Event Design, Leighsa Smyser, AIFD created this piece:
Catherine Scott Flowers designed this piece:
Church Street Flowers designed the next two pieces:
Students of the Floristry program on College of San Mateo designed this piece. I enjoyed seeing this piece as College of San Mateo is where I used to take classes when learning floral design. I noticed this piece used a lot of Chive containers, thought that was pretty cool:
Elizabeth Bailey Floral Designs created this piece:
Emil Yanos Design designed this piece:
Florabella, Isabella Boyer Sikaffy did an amazing job of interpreting the painting, don’t you think?
Floricore, Greg C. Lum, AIFD designed this sculpture:
Hunt Littlefield, Neil Hunt designed this lovely piece:
Lavender, Josette L. Brose-Eichar piece is a lovely interpretation of the art work in the background:
I love the red and blue hues used in this piece by Mandy Scott Flowers & the flax leaves are a perfect way to express movement seen in the art work:
Michael Daigian Designs created this piece:
Nancy Liu Chin created this piece. While I was admiring it I overheard another visitor say “this designer understands balance” and I smiled while thinking how Nancy would smile at that comment!
Remember how we recently posted Natalie Bowen’s piece from last year? (click here to see article). I was excited to see what she would create this year and it was quite fascinating:
Lovely piece by Passiflora:
Love all the textures in this piece designed by Pat Friday Flowers:
Amazing movement displayed in this piece by Patricia Gibbons Floral Design:
Pico Soriano created this amazing piece to interpret a train, too cool! (Pico has been one of my favorite floral designers since starting this business, I met him taking classes at CSM):
The succulents are so cool in this piece by Plan Decor:
Sharpstick Studio, Patricia Gillespie created this piece. This appeared to be one of the most popular pieces, always a huge crowd of people around it!
Soulflower Floral Design designed this beauty:
Spiral Hand, Rafael Campos created this cool pave styled arrangement:
This piece was created by my friend and mentor Arlene Boyle of Violetta:
Waterlily Pond created a huge hanging installation in the main atrium of the museum, WOW!:
What a great time at this year’s Bouquets To Art, so many lovely pieces. I hope you enjoyed looking at all these photos, and to think this isn’t even all of them!!
I tried to link to websites for the above designers but couldn’t always find a site, if you know of any please send them to me and I’ll add the link.
For more information please visit the Bouquets To Art website.