November 2, 2022
Rockford Art Museum
Art in Bloom returns for the sixth year with an imaginative display of live florals and other organic material by local designers based on the current feature exhibition The Rockford Midwestern Biennial. Art in Bloom includes a ticketed Preview Party happening on Wednesday evening, November 2nd which offers a sneak peek at this year’s creations. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and wine provided by Abreo. Sponsors to date: Anne and David Boccignone, Judith Boccignone, Lisa and Mark Lindman, Studio Wealth Advisory Group—Mike Hibbard; Coyle-Kiley Insurance, Sarah and Dave Deutsch, Sherry and Greg Harlan, Patty and Jeff Smith. Chaired by David Boccignone, co-chaired by Karen Archer.
Featuring designs by: A Thymeless Bloom (Courtney Turner, AIFD, CFD, ICPF); Anderson Japanese Gardens (Donovan Gruner, Ulysses Vallejo); Jordan Calgaro; Countryside Flower Shop ( Suzanne Koeppen AIFD CFD ICPF ICD, Amanda Nicolai AIFD CFD ICPFICD): Deborah Strand Designs (Debbie Strand AIFD, CFD, ICPF); Event Floral (Diane Didier-Adolphson, Katie Nelson, Erin Stoffregen); Flower Fan-a-See (Gwen Lowe); Flower Girls (Chelsea Demos, Laurene Clausen Logsdon); Garden of Eevie (Kelli Holcomb); Kishwaukee College Floral Design Program (Janet Gallagher AIFD, CFD); Nicholas Conservatory and Gardens (Leslie Campos-Crow); Pattie Wallander Designs (Pattie Wallander ICPF, CFD); Pepper Creek (Tara McClenthen, Sue Murphy); St. Charles Florist & Boutique (John Windish QIFD, CFD); Twisted Stem (John Regan); The Velvet Poppy (Devin Stoll); Jim Wojtowicz