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Marguerite Alpert 
Artist/Owner

The Flowered Press
info@thefloweredpress.com


Professional summary
I am a lifelong gardener and have created pressed plant art for 30 years. I focus on deconstructing plant material, pressing, and creating designs. I am an active exhibiting artist and participate in juried art events and exhibitions. I conduct workshops and accept commissions. My formal education focused on both art and horticulture.

 

Education
1980 -1982, Art, Providence College, Providence, RI

1985 BS, Plant and Soil Science, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
 

Events *juried

Roseland Cottage Fine Arts and Crafts Festival*, October 13 - October 14, 2023, Woodstock, CT
Codman Estate Fine Arts and Crafts Festival*, September 9, 2023, Lincoln, MA

Porchfest, August 26, 2023 Wethersfield, CT

Mystic Outdoor Art Festival*, August 13 – August 14, 2023, Mystic, CT 
40th Annual Fine Art and Flowers*, April 28 - 30, 2023, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

Women’s Craft Celebration*, March 27, 2023, Elizabeth Park Pond House, West Hartford, CT
Porchfest, August 27, 2022, Wethersfield, CT


Exhibitions 

November 4 – December 9, 2023, CAFA+ Emergence, Zen, national online exhibit

June 10 - July 22, 2023, Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts National Open Juried Exhibition, Anahata, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Sill House Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

March 1 - 31, 2023, NorthWind Fine Art Gallery, Oxygen and Deb’s Doily, national online exhibit

Commissions 
July 2023, wedding, Anna and Ethan, pressed bridal flowers and leaves, Mattapoisett, MA

October 2020, Wedding, Katie and Nate, pressed bridal flowers and leaves, Dennis, MA 

August 2020, Wedding, Ashley and Sam, pressed bridal flowers and leaves, Ipswich, MA
 

Instruction
August 2023, Press and Design Workshop, Lori Warner Studio / Gallery and Swoon Boutique, Chester, CT

June 2023, Press and Design Workshop, Lori Warner Studio / Gallery and Swoon Boutique, Chester, CT

 

Business Patrons
New York Botanical Garden Shop, South Bronx, New York
The Museum Shop, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
The White Flower Farm, Morris, CT
Natureworks, Northford, CT
Lori Warner Art Gallery / Swoon Boutique, Chester, CT
Woodland Gardens, Manchester, CT
Fab Finds, Foxboro, MA
Bloom Bake Shop, Hartford, CT

Debra's Natural Gourmet, West Concord, MA

Curated House, Glastonbury, CT

Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

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