Art & Garden 2014

The Woman’s Club of Louisville
1320 S. Fourth Street in Old Louisville

VIP Garden Party & Reception Fundraiser
Friday, September 5th from 6pm to 8pm
Tickets: $75.  Purchase tickets online

Main Event
Saturday, September 6, 2014 from 10am to 5pm
Tickets: $10 available at the door

This special Botanica event will present local artists and artwork for sale, showcasing botanicals in photography and paintings, and speakers on related topics. Art will be exhibited throughout the first floor of the Woman’s Club on Saturday, Sept 6 from 10 am to 5 pm.

Speakers will be scheduled throughout the day in the Woman’s Club Auditorium. Barbara Pierson, White Flower Farm’s Nursery Manager from Litchfield, CT, will be our highlighted speaker for the event. For more information on White Flower Farm visit

Artwork by the students of the Waldorf School will be showcased in the Frazier House. This year, three teachers will lead a summer camp designed to result in the production of artwork that will be sold at the Botanica Art & Garden event. The presentation will include paintings, drawings, video projections and live performance by Mike Eger (who danced with the Louisville Ballet and worked at Youth Performing Art School (YPAS)). The Frazier House will be open Friday evening, and Saturday 10-5.

Saturday’s ticket price is $10 per person, which provides entry into the event scheduled from 10am to 5pm. Tickets will be sold at the door. Food and Beverage will be available for purchase the day of the event. Botanica will promote the 1st Annual Art & Garden Fall Festival through its Website, membership, Facebook page, TV, print media. The channels of promotion by partnering sponsors will to be determined and developed prior to the event.

On Friday, Sept. 5th there will be a VIP Garden Party and Reception from 6 to 8pm, to be held at The Woman’s Club of Louisville. Attendees will pay $75 per person and be given a sneak peek and opportunity to purchase the artwork on display, as well as enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music, and the opportunity to meet the artists, speakers and sponsors. Speakers will include Brian Voelker, President of Botanica, and Barbara Pierson. Tickets at Eventbrite:

SPEAKERS – All presentations will be made in the auditorium at The Woman’s Club
10:00 am Zan Stewart – Perkins + Will – “Sustainable Urbanism- The Natural Context”
11:00 am Carletta DeLonjay – Herbalist – “Native Medicinal Plants”
12:00 pm Barbara Pierson – White Flower Farm – “Raised Beds with Style”
1:00 pm Matt Bizzell – Churchill Downs- “Derby Prep. How Churchill Downs’ Horticultural Team Prepares for and Recovers from theGreatest Two Minutes in Sports.”
2:00 pm Jenny Everett – Kelley Beekeeping – “Honeybee Importance – The Angels of Agriculture”
3:00 pm Royce Hall, Limbwalker- “An Introduction to Organic Lawn Care”
4:00 pm Eric Osborne – Magnificent Mushrooms -“The Magnificent Role of the Mushrooms Among Us”

DEMOS – All demonstrations will take place in the lobby of The Woman’s Club
1. Drunken Herb Fanatic – Christie Teepee
2. Backyard Mushroom Growing – Greg Ellis
3. Living Wreath – Lori Belling – Meadowview Farm
4. Plant based smoothies – Life Bar – Chase Barmore
5. Worm Composting – The Food Literacy Project
6. Tower Garden – Denise Romney
7. Container Gardening – Shelley Nold – Plant Kingdom

ARTISTS – These artists will be shown in the lobby of The Woman’s Club.
Jennifer Anderson     Anne Borders     Patricia Brock     Mary Carothers
Robin Carrier     Ying Kit Chan     Charles Ellis     Caron Fausel
Julius Friedman     Rhonda Goodall     James Grubola     Susan Hackworth
Barbara Hanger     Clare Hirn     Tommy Johns    Nana Lampton
Ken Lucchese     Gabriel Mayer     Susan Moffett     Erin Moreschi
Toya Northington     Sarah O’Koon     Thomas Powell     Sunny Ra
Tara Remington     Laura Skinner     Celia Smith    Valerie Smith
Vian Sora     Virginia Speed     Barbara Stewart     Paula Varriano
Joyce Vermillion     Rachel Elizabeth Verporten     Sharon Weis     Tamara Wilborn
Brenda Wirth     Jenny Zeller

1. Stites and Harbison
2. digs
3. Porter Watkins
4. The Eye Care Institute
5. DropSeed Native Plant Nursery
6. Don Dentinger
7. Grantline Nursery & Garden Center
8. USI Insurance Services
Lighting Sponsor: Louisville Gas Electric
Media Sponsor: Edible Louisville

Art & Garden Committee
Botanica Representatives: Kasey Maier, Mary Beth O’Bryan, Valerie Smith
Woman’s Club Representative: Debbie Marr
Waldorf School Representative: Becky Richards
Committee Members: Anne Borders, Zach Appel, Chelsea Powers, Valerie Hall, Natasha Maze, Yasmeen Siddiqui, Meredith Beavans, Betsy Tyrrell