Meet Lily Kwong, The Visionary Behind The Orchid Show At The New York Botanical Garden
By Everett Potter
Suppose you think immersing yourself in an exotic Chinese mountain landscape in springtime would be a fantastic way to escape the deepest winter. In that case, you can save the airfare to Asia and travel to New York City.
That’s where you’ll find The New York Botanical Garden’s (NYBG) 20th annual Orchid Show, the vision this year of landscape artist Lily Kwong. The Orchid Show: Natural Heritage features extraordinary immersive installations of thousands of orchids of every shape, size and color imaginable.
Kwong is a Los Angeles-based artist and designer. She works at “the junction of horticulture, urban design, contemporary art, climate awareness, urban agriculture, and wellness … continue reading