CELADON & CELERY
The owner and artistic director of Celadon and Celery Event arts and Environments, Bess Wyrick, expresses an articulate aesthetic, a savory appreciation of nature, and an uncanny ability to transform the world from ordinary to charming or majestic. With expertise as a fashion designer, Bess easily translates these skills to set and interior design. Through her blend of skills, Celadon and Celerey events are of unrivaled style and sophistication with an eye on green design.
Fashion, farming, interior design, studio art and art history, which Bess studied at the University of California at Santa Cruz, infuse and strengthen the work of Celadon and Celery,
Her past experiences and education have inspired Bess to create an eco design lab that explores through continual experimentation. Early on in her work, Bess learned that it is possible to respect our planet while inventing beautiful products and extraordinary spaces. Bess concentrates her efforts to create wonderful and lush events for her clients, while also minimizing the impact of those events on the environment in which we live. Bess has practiced these ethos by producing such events as Global Green in San Francisco and Belkin product release party for there line of sustainable goods.
Bess lives an ethical and organic lifestyle, and uses her style and vision to aid in the progress of the “green movement” in NYC .
Iviejoy Agustin’s story begins from growing up in the farms of Philippines and Hawaii. Her humble beginning is the foundation of her passion to nature. Iviejoy ‘s aesthetic sensibility with designs started from watching her mother who was a seamstress worked with fabrics’ colors, textures and patterns. With childlike wonder she was inspired to nurture nature by transforming it into a form of art and fashion. It is also with the childlike attribute that drives her with enthusiasm to take her art to the center stage city of New York.
She started as an Assistant Designer at Charles Florals, a leading Florist of Queens New York providing the production and staging floral needs of Kauffman Studios. Her infectious enthusiasm and organic approach to designs were received with resounding approval. After six months, the owner entrusted her with managing all event productions.
The responsibility, sharpened her talents for timing, presentation, understanding and providing ultimate service through quality and originality. Her exquisite designs has been featured in The Knot magazine and backgrounds for numerous TV shows. Armed with these philosophies, the events tremendously increased within the first two years. She eventually became the Creative Director and the Manager of Charles Florals.
Her expertise and connection with colors, organic flow an grace of nature allows her to evolve as one of the leading floral artists of New york.
Today, Iviejoy continually adheres to her ethos of nurturing nature through organic approach complementing it with eco- friendly products. It is with her respect to the environment that infuses her to share its beauty through, consulting, teaching classes for Celadon & Celery or simply transforming array of flowers into modern art.
producer, TV host
Andy Cohen is Bravo's Senior Vice President of Original Programming and Development, responsible for overseeing the network's current development and production slate of over two dozen shows, including hits like "Top Chef," "The Real Housewives of Orange County, New York City, Atlanta and New Jersey," "The Fashion Show," "Shear Genius," "The Millionaire Matchmaker," "Million Dollar Listing," and "Flipping Out."
In addition, Cohen is the host of “Watch What Happens: Live," Bravo’s late night, interactive, talk show that features guests from some of Bravo's most popular series, as well as from the world of entertainment, politics and pop culture. The series includes lively debates and passionate discussions about everything from fashion, to the latest Housewives drama, to what celebrity is making headlines that week. The show airs Thursdays at Midnight and past guests include: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos, Congressman Barney Frank, Levi Johnston – and of course, The Housewives. Cohen also hosts the “Watch What Happens” reunion specials and writes "Andy's Blog," posted daily on BravoTV.com where he covers pop culture, television, media, and his daily life.
Since starting at Bravo in 2005, he has overseen an aggressive slate of unscripted series and specials including "Project Runway," "Queer Eye," "Work Out," "Tim Gunn's Guide to Style," "The Rachel Zoe Project," "Make Me a Supermodel," and "Tabatha's Salon Takeover."
Previously, Cohen was Vice President of Original Programming for TRIO (pop, culture, tv), beginning in July 2000. He was responsible for developing and supervising all of TRIO's original productions including the critically acclaimed original documentaries "Gay Republicans," "Easy Riders/Raging Bulls," "Brilliant, But Cancelled," and the critically-lauded original series "Pilot Season, "24w/" and "Parking Lot."
In 2005, Cohen was awarded a Peabody Award for his role as Executive Producer of the TRIO documentary "The N Word" and another in 2008 as an Executive Producer of "Project Runway." He has been nominated for nine Emmy Awards as Executive Producer of "Project Greenlight," "Project Runway," "Top Chef" and "Queer Eye." OUT Magazine named Cohen "hottest blogger of 2006" in their annual "hot" issue and in 2007, Cohen was named one of Multichannel News’ "40 Under 40" innovative and formative executives at work today.
Prior to working at TRIO, Cohen was a Senior Producer for CBS News' "The Early Show," where he oversaw the production of entertainment segments. Cohen has also served as a producer for CBS News' "48 Hours" and for "CBS This Morning," where he covered breaking news including the Oklahoma City bombing, Hurricane Andrew, the California wildfires, and the crash of TWA Flight 800, and produced live segments and celebrity profiles.
Born in St. Louis, Cohen is a graduate of Boston University where he received a B.A. degree in broadcast journalism.