Course Developer Adrienne Gotreau is a chef, caterer, and event planner who also excels in the art of food preparation, cake decorating, and flower arranging. She enjoys sharing and demonstrating her expertise in the finer arts that most people can do in their own homes, using equipment they already own, and utilizing skills that most people didn't know they have.
Course Developer Bonny Morgan is originally from California, where she began her floral experience working at a few flower shops and enjoying the natural flora which grows so abundantly in the Southern California Area. She began working as a floral assistant at West LA flowers and Willard’s Flowers in North Hollywood. After meeting her Canadian born husband and moving to Toronto, Ontario, Canada she continued her floral interest working at The Floral Emporium in Toronto and attending the Canadian Institute of Floral Design, where she studied with Master Florist Bob Ross and obtained a certificate in Floral Design. After obtaining her CIFD certificate, Bonny worked for one of the premier floral and garden centers in Canada, world famous Weall & Cullen creating fresh, silk and dried floral designs for all uses and was called upon regularly by owner and TV/Radio gardening personality Mark Cullen to create special bouquets for Mr. Cullen’s wife.
Course Instructor Nancy Fillip is a passionate, patient and caring instructor with over 40 years of teaching experience in music, arts and crafts, painting, drawing, science, history, language arts, fine arts, and math. Because her interests and expertise are so diversified, she has uniquely incorporated art and science into every other curriculum in some form. Having taught at public middle and high schools for 30 years, she has since changed gears and for the last 10 years now teaches art, crafts, alternative health and music privately at her successful home studio as well as at the Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg State College, and at a private Arts and Creativity Center. She has been actively involved with painting, music, and arts and crafts in some form or other her entire life. Amazingly, she even studied art under the international artist Mauricio Puente and Janet M. Young and was the first female cadet graduate of Norwich University. In her spare time, she has published nine books and authored numerous e-courses.