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Landscape Pleasures Symposium 2021: Patrick Cullina - 9/12/21

October 12, 2021

Inspiring lecture by award-winning horticulturist, landscape designer, photographer, and lecturer, Patrick Cullina.


Patrick Cullina
Gardens Outside of the Frame and Page — Inspirations for and Elements of Dynamic Landscapes Beyond the Picturesque
An exploration of the nature of dynamic landscapes and their essential elements, a discussion of the regional ecologies that inform them, and an argument for the real art of landscapes — beneficial outcomes that exceed the constraints of traditional aesthetic notions.

Patrick Cullina is an award-winning horticulturist, landscape designer, photographer, lecturer, and organizational consultant with more than twenty-five years of experience in the landscape field. He runs a design and consulting business with projects across the country  that is dedicated to the innovative and sensitive integration of plants and materials into a diverse range of compelling designs—drawing inspiration from both the natural world and constructed environments alike. Previously, he was the founding Vice President of Horticulture and Park Operations for New York City’s High Line; the Vice President of Horticulture, Operations and Science Research at Brooklyn Botanic Garden; and the Associate Director of the Rutgers University Gardens in affiliation with the school’s Department of Landscape Architecture. Throughout his career, he has lectured throughout the U.S. and abroad for universities, public gardens, garden clubs, horticultural organizations, museums, libraries and professional organizations on the subjects of plants, living environments, horticulture, landscape design, landscape maintenance and the urban experience.


Landscape Pleasures 2021 is made possible, in part, with support from Grand Patrons Lillian and Joel Cohen and Whitmores; Grand Sponsors Linda Hackett and Melinda Hackett/ CAL Foundation, LaGuardia Design Group and Summerhill Landscapes; and Grand Participants Gardeneering/Tish Rehill, Elizabeth and David Granville-Smith, and Piazza HorticulturalHamptons Cottages & Gardens is the media sponsor.

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