11th Seminar – Garden’s Bounty


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NSWFAA 11th Seminar and Floral Art Show – Garden’s Bounty – will be held at the Galston Community Centre, Sydney, on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May 2018.

Our Guest Demonstrator and Tutor for Workshops will be:

Jean Shine WAFASJean Shine

Jean was born into gardening and flower arranging, her late mother was a great gardener and had a very keen interest in flower arranging.

In 2010 along with co floral artist Pene Brunning, Jean represented Australia, staging the country exhibit at the World Flower Arrangers Show in Boston, USA.

In 2013 Jean competed in the World Flower Show in Dublin, Ireland.

 

Since becoming a Judge for W.A. Floral Art Society in 2006, Jean has demonstrated at monthly State meetings on many occasions, travelled and competed in many other States in Australia, and taken part in many workshops.

In 2015 she travelled to New Zealand to attend the 50th Anniversary of” Floral Art Society of New Zealand”, competed in an interpretative section, receiving a Highly Commended prize.

In 2016 Jean represented Western Australia, presenting the State Demonstration at the Australian Floral Art Association Convention in Penrith, NSW.

In June 2017 Jean travelled to Barbados to attend the 12th World Flower Show and was successful in taking out 1st place, in class “Archipelago”.

In August 2017 she competed in the W.A. State Championship in Mandurah winning another 1st place.

Jean is currently Chairperson for “Flower Designers Club of Bunbury” which holds basic classes & workshops for keen flower designers..

Apart from her love of flower arranging, Jean has a beautiful garden, that she relishes spending as much time as possible nurturing.

 

Jean Shine - Archipelago
Ist Place for Archipelago – WAFA World Flower Show Barbados 2017

 

 

Programme – “Garden’s Bounty”

 

FRIDAY 25TH

 12.30pm – 5.30pm     Staging of the NSWFAA 11th Seminar Competition Classes

6.00pm                        Judging

 

SATURDAY 26th

 8am – 9am                  Watering exhibits/photo session and Morning Tea

9.15am                        Seminar opening, welcome and Major Prize Giving

9.30am – 12.30pm      Contemporary Workshop (Winding) with Guest Designer Jean Shine

 12.30pm – 1pm         Judges comments

 1pm– 2pm                  Lunch

1pm-  2pm                  Children’s WORKSHOP for Mums/Dads and children

 2.30pm – 4pm          Inspirations – Demonstration with Guest Designer Jean Shine

 4pm – 4.30pm            Photos session and Raffles of Jean’s demonstration pieces

 4.30pm – 5.00pm       Afternoon Tea / Viewing the exhibits

 5.00pm – 6.30pm        NSWFAA Judges Meeting

                                    NSWFAA General Meeting

 7.00pm – 8.30pm       Pinterest Inspired Creations – Demonstration with Kim Baillie, Ngaire Gamack and Ann Crasti 

 

SUNDAY 27th

 8.00am – 9.00 am       Watering exhibits/photo session and Morning Tea

9.30am – 12.30pm     Contemporary Workshop (Bundling) with Guest Designer Jean Shine

12.30pm – 1.30pm     Lunch

1.30pm – 3.30pm       Specialist Floral Art Techniques – Demonstration with Madhu Shah 
 4.00pm – 5.00pm       Dismantle exhibits

5.00pm                        Close of Seminar

 

11th SEMINAR – GARDEN’S BOUNTY – COMPETITION SCHEDULE

OPEN CLASSES

Class 1   NSWFAA Championship Decorated Chair/s ​in any style ​ – need not be functional ​ and may be used for any occasion​   Space allowed 1 metre ​square ​​x ​ height unlimited.

​Viewed and judged from front and sides. ​Exhibitor to supply own staging.

Limited to first 10 entries

1st $100 – 2nd $75 – 3rd $50


Class 2   “More than Flowers”
70cm      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 3   “Tortuous”   70cm      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 4  “Over the Garden Fence”  1 metre      1st $75 – 2nd $50 – 3rd $25

Class 5    “Pod/s Power”  70cm     1st $50 – 2nd $35 –  3rd $20

Class 6    “Boxed In” (a Petite design)     1st $30 – 2nd $20 –  3rd $10

Class 7   “Gardeners Delight” (a Miniature design)   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 8   “A Handbag Suitable for a Garden Wedding” (Exhibitor to supply own staging). 50cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

 

Classes 6,7,8 may be brought in ready for staging

 

INTERMEDIATE CLASSES

 

Class 9    “Dancing Leaves” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 10  “From the Tool Shed​” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

 

NOVICE CLASSES

 

Class 11   “A Basket of Beauty” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

Class 12   “Bush Magic” 60cm   1st $30 –  2nd $20 – 3rd $10

 

Special Awards:

BEST IN SHOW TROPHY:    

HIGHEST POINT SCORE   

MOST CREATIVE:

BEST USE OF FOLIAGE:

BEST USE OF COLOUR:

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REGISTRATION AND COMPETITION ENTRY CLOSES SOON

Competition Schedule

 

Download and complete your competition entry forms as soon as possible.

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Programme and Registration

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The venue is the Paceway Function Centre, 140 Station Street, Penrith. Special rates for accommodation have been negotiated with Mercure Penrith (across the road) – just mention Australian Floral Art Association for the discount. Standard rooms have either a queen and single bed or two double beds and will be $130 per night, room only (limited to the first 50 bookings).

 

Programme

 

WEDNESDAY 3RD AUGUST

Bus trip to the Flower Market: Cost $15 pp return trip. Pick up from Mecure (close to the venue and Penrith Leagues Club) at 4am return at 7.45am.  Leave Market at 7am. Maximum 45 people

 

TRACKSIDE ROOM

4-6pm                       Set Up Staging for Competition Classes in the Trackside Room

6pm                           Props may be brought in

 

THURSDAY 4TH AUGUST

TRACKSIDE ROOM

8am -4pm                Staging for all classes 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

4.30 – 5pm              Judges de-brief and judging

5pm                           Commence judging

 

FRIDAY 5TH AUGUST

SKY ROOM

7.30am-9.30am     Staging of State Exhibits

Staging for classes 8-9-10-11

9.45am                       Judging

3.30pm – 4.30pm   Judges comments

 

MEMBERS LOUNGE  (Tickets may be purchased at the door for day visitors)

10am – 10.15          Welcome by NSWFAA President and AFAA President

10.15                         State Demonstration –  Effie Crawley, NSW Floral Art Association: “Flight Path”

10.45                         State  Demonstration – Ngaire Gamack, Floral Art Guild of ACT: “Drifting”

11.15                         State Demonstration – Alethia Quick, Floral Design Council of SA: “South Australian Treasures”

11.45                         State  Demonstration – Noreen Donovan, Tasmanian Floral Art Society: “Hidden Treasures”

12-1pm                     Lunch

1.15pm                      State Demonstration – Cheryl Wynd, Victorian Floral Art Association: ‘Natures Beauty”

1.45pm                     State Demonstration – Jean Shine, WA Floral Art Society: ‘Creativity’

2.15- 2.45pm            State demonstration  –  Heather Prior, Floral Art Society of Queensland: “Costa del Sol”

 

(Bookings essential – see purchase options below)

6.30-7.30pm           Cocktails

7.30 – 9.30pm         Gala Demonstration by Andy Djati Utomo

9.30 – 10.30pm      Photos/Raffles/etc

 

 SATURDAY 6TH AUGUST

MEMBERS LOUNGE  (Bookings essential – see purchase options below)

9am – 12pm             Andy Djati Utomo Master Class 1

1pm- 4pm                 Andy Djati Utomo Master Class      2

7pm – 10pm             Friendship Dinner

 

SKY LOUNGE

Mini Lectures and workshops (Tickets may be purchased at the door for day visitors)

8.30am – 10.30         Floral Jewellery Workshop

10.30am                      Australian Natives

11.00am                       Cool climate gardening

11.30am                       Ikebana

 

1pm – 3pm                 Hats and Fascinators Workshop

3.00pm                       Colour and Trends Worldwide

3.30pm                       Cacti and Succulents

4.00pm                       Dry climate gardening

 

SUNDAY 7TH AUGUST

7.30am                        AFFA Judges meeting

MEMBERS LOUNGE (Bookings essential – see purchase options below)

9am – 12pm             Andy Djati Utomo Master Class  3

1pm- 4pm                 Andy Djati Utomo Master Class 4

4.30 – 6.30pm         AFAA Meeting:

AFAA committee, State Delegates(2) and observer(1)

 

SKY LOUNGE

Mini Lectures and workshops (Tickets may be purchased at the door for day visitors)

8.30am – 10.30         Floral Jewellery Workshop

10.30am                      Australian Natives

11.00am                       Cool climate gardening

11.30am                       Ikebana

1pm – 3pm                Hats and Fascinators Workshop

3.000pm                    Colour and Trends Worldwide

3.30pm                      Cacti and Succulents

4.00pm                      Dry climate gardening

 

TRACKSIDE ROOM

4pm              Dismantle exhibits in Sky Lounge and Trackside Room

 

A copy of the programme can be downloaded by clicking this link:

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Show Schedule

A full show schedule, including entry forms, can be obtained by clicking on the link below:

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CLASS 1  INTERCONNECTED’ 

AUSTRALIAN FLORAL ART CHAMPIONSHIP.  To be staged on a supplied 120cm round base painted grey. Overall height not to exceed 180cm from the floor. Background: Light green. Carpet flooring – shades of green. Judged from both front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $300       2nd – $200       3rd -$100.

 

CLASS 2 ‘CLASSIC CHARM’

A Tradition pedestal Design.  Space allowed 1M X 1M – Height unlimited.  Pedestals will be available for interstate and overseas competitors. Carpet flooring – shades of green. Judged from both front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $150    2nd – $100     3rd $75

 

CLASS 3  SPHERICAL CONNECTIONS’

To be staged on a 120cm round table and not to exceed 120cm diameter. Table height from the floor 70cm.  Design may be unlimited height. Black table cloths. Carpet flooring – shades of green. To be judged all around

Prizes:  1st – $100    2nd – $75    3rd – $50

 

CLASS 4  ‘MANIPULATED MAGIC’

To be staged on a plinth 1metre high. 40cm X 40cm square. Painted grey. Height unlimited. Background: Light green. Exhibit not to exceed 40cm x 40cm in width and depth. Carpet flooring – shades of green. Judged from both front and sides

Prizes:  1st – $75    2nd – $50    3rd – $25

 

CLASS 5 ‘VIEWED FROM ABOVE’

To be staged on a 60cm X 60cm cube. Painted grey. Space not to exceed 1m x 1m in width and depth.  Height: Not to exceed 85cm from the floor. Background white and glass above 85cm. Carpet flooring – shades of green. Judged from above and front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $75    2nd – $50    3rd – $25

 

CLASS 6  ENTWINED’

A petite design over 10cm and less than 23cm overall–may be brought in ready for staging.  To be staged on a grey painted 23cm wooden base and background. Judged from front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $75   2nd – $50   3rd – $25

 

CLASS 7  ZIG-ZAG’

A miniature design 7.5cm to 10cm overall – may be brought in ready for staging. To be staged on a grey painted tiered stand. Judged from front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $75    2nd – $50    3rd – $25

 

CLASS 8 ‘INDIVIDUAL AND UNIQUE’

A contemporary wired bouquet with a minimum of gluing permissible. To be staged on a 60cm round silver table.  Competitor may bring own staging to be placed on the silver tables.  May be brought in ready for staging.   To be staged allowing judges to remove and handle for judging.

Prizes:  1st – $75    2nd – $50    3rd – $25

 

CLASS 9  TRANSPARENCY’

A wall hanging not to exceed 60cm high X 40cm wide – to be staged against a wall painted apricot colour. May be brought in ready for staging.  Judged from the front.

Prizes:  1st – $75    2nd – $50    3rd – $25

 

CLASS 10  IMPOSE 1 – ‘ELEVATE’

All materials will be supplied. More than 75% of supplied materials to be used.  Priority will

be given to Interstate and Overseas registrants.  Judged from both front and sides.

Prizes:  1st – $60    2nd – $30    3rd – $10

 

CLASS 11 IMPOSE 2 – ‘IN AND OUT’

All materials will be supplied. More than 75% of supplied materials to be used.  Priority will

be given to Interstate and Overseas registrants.  Judged from both front and sides.

Prizes:  1ST – $60    2nd – $30    3rd – $10

 

AFAA STATE EXHIBITS – ‘CREATIVE FLAIR’

To be staged on provided half circle tables.  250cm diameter x 120cm radius.

Glass windows as background. Black table covers will be provided. No drapes allowed on

the windows.

 

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