Full artist bio
Floral designer Martha Whitney Butler creates unique, eye-catching arrangements and designs in her little shop, The French Potager, on Main Street in Bay St. Louis. Butler specializes in botanical installations and floral adornments, such as jewelry and flower crowns. While a full-time florist and antique shop owner, she manages to create lively, artistic floral movements like her installation at Smith & Lens Gallery called "Un Beau Bazaar". She pulls her inspiration from nature, creating naturalist floralscapes with insects, taxidermy, and flowers. Butler also teaches workshops in floral design. She will be demonstrating from 10am-1pm at her shop.