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2017 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #2

One of the best comprehensive educational opportunities offered to OAGC growers, designers, exhibitors and judges alike is the biannual 2-day Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School. The School also offers attendees a great assortment of vendors. Daily registration is $40 and includes lunch. Read more about OAGC Exhibitors’ and Judges’ Schools HERE.

The September 2017 School #2 topics included Oriental Designs with Myrna Cordray, Color Theory with Mary Lee Minor, Growing, Showig and Judging Roses, Growing, Showing and Judging Dahlias, African Violets and Gesneriads with Vicki Ferguson and Small Gardens with Charlene Thornhill. Plant Identification is also covered. Enjoy the photos provide by Naomi Ormes and Vicki Ferguson.

Oriental Designs Program by Myrna Cordray

 

African Violets and Gesneriads by Vicki Ferguson

 

Small Gardens by Charlene Thornhill

 

Color Theory by Mary Lee Minor

 

2017 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #1

OAGC Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #1 was held May 22-23, 2017. The following galleries highlight: The History of Floral Design (taught by Mary Lee Minor) and Educational Exhibits (taught by Beverly Norman) .

School #2 will be held September 18 and 19, 2017 at Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center near Mt. Sterling, Ohio.

Twice each year, the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs holds the 2-day educational opportunity Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School. As the name suggests, the schools are packed with knowledgable speakers on a myriad of subjects – all in the interest in becoming a better grower, floral designer and flower show exhibitor. In addition, the school is the training arena for those wishing to be an OAGC accredited flower show judge. OAGC flower show judges must maintain certain amount of attendance of these schools in order to maintain their active judge status.

The full series runs 6 schools over a span of 3 years. Student judges must pass tests and undergo a student judge period before becoming accredited.

Floral Design History Program by Mary Lee Minor. Designs were made by Myrna Cordray, Mary Lee Minor, Naomi Ormes and Juanita Wilkins.

 

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2016 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #5

Twice each year, the Ohio Association of Garden Clubs holds the 2-day educational opportunity Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School. As the name suggests, the schools are packed with knowledgable speakers on a myriad of subjects – all in the interest in becoming a better grower, floral designer and flower show exhibitor. In addition, the school is the training arena for those wishing to be an OAGC accredited flower show judge. OAGC flower show judges must maintain certain amount of attendance of these schools in order to maintain their active judge status.

The full series runs 6 schools over a span of 3 years. Student judges must pass tests and undergo a student judge period before becoming accredited.

This year’s School #5 was held June 20-21, 2016. The following gallery highlights photos of the Creative Design portion of the school. The date for School #6 will be held September 19-20, 2016 at Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center near Mt. Sterling, Ohio.

2015 Convention Flower Show – Artistic Winners

Photos from the 2015 OAGC Convention Artistic Flower Show

Theme: “Eating Your Landscape” (Photos by Vicki Ferguson)

2015 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #4

Featuring Table Picture designs (Faye Collins McGinnis, instructor) and Creative designs (Myrna Cordray, instructor)

Photos from the 2015 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #4 (August 10-11, 2015).

Photos by Jan Harmon

2014 Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #2

Featuring Ikebana designs (Myrna Cordray, instructor) and Color Theory (Mary Lee Minor, instructor)

Exhibitors’ and Judges’ School #2 – September 15-16, 2014

Ikebana Design Class – Myrna Cordray instructor

 

Color Theory Class – Mary Lee Minor, Instructor

 

2014 Convention Flower Show – Artistic Designs

Photos of Artistic Designs in from the 2014 OAGC Convention Flower Show

Theme: “Gathering the Treasures of the 12 Moons”

Photos by Vicki Ferguson

2013 Convention Flower Show – Artistic Division

Photos from the 2013 OAGC Convention Artistic Flower Show

Theme: “All Things Blue and Beautiful” (Photos by Chris Davis)