Instructor: Valerie Braverman

Valerie Braverman
Valerie Rojas Braverman is a retail & event floral designer whose work evokes the feeling of freshly gathered florals balanced with modern and classical design forms. She is a second-career florist, starting her journey in marketing and advertising, and completed New York Botanical Garden's Floral Design Intensive Certificate Program in 2015. Her Maplewood, New Jersey shop, Brave Floral, has been featured in Domino Magazine and NJ Monthly.

Classes by this instructor

Create a linear, Ikebana-inspired design using locally sourced flowers, foliage, and herbs-such as lace-cap hydrangea, cosmos, nandina, miscanthus grass, thyme, and purple basil. Valerie Braverman of Brave Floral will share insights and guidance on how best to identify and ethically more...
251FDN340 08/17 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Braverman

Create a variety of arrangements—from tabletop centerpieces to large-scale installations—using reusable mechanics and materials. In this class, you'll explore working with kenzan frogs, curly willow, Agrawool, and chicken wire as you create a centerpiece, focal (entry or bar), and large-scale more...
244FDN365 06/06 Th 10:00am-5:00pm Braverman