Artist Stacey Carlton celebrates the value in the vast diversity of the floral industry by wearing many hats including educator, consultant, event designer, magazine contributor, career coach, and product developer. As the owner of The Flora Culturist, she energetically expresses her ever-evolving point of view with unexpected materials and unique combinations of botanicals. A lover of adventure, she travels as a freelance artist and speaker. Stacey's continued lifelong educational journey through various arts and horticulture are met with her experience as a second-generation floral designer. She is recognized for bringing a fresh perspective and strong voice to the industry. Internationally published, her latest work is featured in the 2018-2019 International Floral Art Book by Stichting Kunstboek. Leadership is one of Carlton's strongest attributes which she demonstrates as the Marketing Manager and a Mentor for the European Master Certification program and as a member of the Floriology Education Team.