Thu, Jan 26, 2023
2:00 PM- 3:00 PM
In this webinar landscape designer Lily Kwong will discuss the evolution of her work which straddles the fields of horticulture, urban design, contemporary art, climate awareness, urban agriculture, and wellness. She’ll touch on projects including her 2017 botanical installation at The Highline in New York City, her founding of Freedom Gardens during the pandemic, and her upcoming Orchid Show at NYBG.
DATE AND TIME
Thursday, January 26, 2023
2:00 p.m. Eastern
Live on Zoom
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About the Speakers
Lily Kwong is a next-generation landscape designer with roots in the urban planning and art worlds whose mission is to reconnect people to nature. Lily specializes in creating transformative environments that combine horticulture, design, education and visual arts to create cultural experiences that harmonize people with their environment. She earned her degree in Urban Studies from Columbia University and is an important voice in the growing sustainable movement.
Lily was named by The New York Times as one of the "9 Young New Yorkers Poised for Creative Greatness" and inducted into Forbes’s "30 Under 30: 2018" in the Art & Style category. She serves as Landscape Editor for Cultured Magazine and is also a member of the NEW INC program, the New Museum’s incubator. Studio Lily Kwong's botanical art installations have been featured on The High Line, Grand Central's iconic Vanderbilt Hall, The Whitney Museum shops, and more.