What an exciting time we had at WAFA Barbados – Flowers In Paradise.
The Australian contingent was:-
Susan Pilatti, Jeannette Hudson, Penelope Brunning, Jean Shine – WAFAS
Yvonne Webber – Floral Art Guild of ACT
Ngaire Gamack – Floral Art Guild of ACT/ NSWFAA
Judith Little – FASQ/NSWFAA
Kim Baillie, Madhu Shah – NSWFAA
Madhu was the Australian representative judge; Kim and Ngaire staged the Australian Honorary exhibit as well as competing. The results:
Jean Shine – 1st in Class 15 Archipelago
Ngaire Gamack – 2nd in Class 8 Lasting Beauty
Judith Little – 2nd in Class 6 A Cut Above; Commended in Class 10 Earth Tones
Penelope Brunning – Commended in Class 14 State of Bliss (Impose)
Kim Baillie – Commended in Class 15 Archipelago
The AFAA sponsored prize for Best Use of Foliage went to Jackie Ferdinand from Barbados for her design in Class 3 Rhythm. Jackie was thrilled with the silver tray and plans to show it with great pride in her home. Here is a short interview where she discusses with Kim Baillie how she planned the design from the time the Show Schedule was released 12 months earlier.