Susan Burbage

category: Visual,

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Educational Background

Educational Background: Eastchester Senior High School Eastchester New York 1979 - 1982   (Graduated) Mid-Westchester Center for Occupational Education  Southern Westchester BOCES (Professional Floral Design / Horticulture ) 1979 - 1982   (Graduated) Artistic Experience:  Designed various floral arrangements in a variety of vases, baskets, tea sups, wall planters, and bubble bowls.   Designed presentation bouquets, wristlets, hair crowns, as well as wedding and funeral designs, etc. Teaching Artist Experience: The White Plains Adult Continuing Education White Plains, New York: 03/16/1998 thru 2002 Taught wedding, crafts, holiday design, hand made ribbon roses, dried and fresh flower design, etc. The Westchester Community College/Adult Continuing Education Valhalla, New York Taught wedding, crafts, holiday design, wreaths, hand made ribbon roses, gift baskets, variety of planters and dish gardens," etc…     Additional Teaching Activities: 10/18/2001The Scarsdale Woman’s Club Two Floral Design Demonstrations: Taught as a group; then were auctioned to the highest bidder.   10/23/1999The Tuckahoe Senior Citizens for the Community Center. Taught and designed a topiary arrangement for them"," as well as donated it to their organization. Taught a few Christmas classes for them in their Community Center. 12/15/1998The Tuckahoe Public Library taught an adult floral class"," designing a wreath with trimmings and velvet ribbon to match. 12/10/1998The Tuckahoe Public Library Taught a children’s class", designing their own birdhouse with artificial Christmas greens, ribbons and trimmings.