Johann Obendrauf is a dedicated florist who loves nature in all its diversity. Following completion of his Master Craftsman examination in Innsbruck Austria, Johann did, as he says, some truly amazing jobs including the New Year Concert decoration in Vienna. He became self-employed in 2005 and runs 2 florist shops in Styria, Austria.
He is a keen competitor and took part in the famous Alpe Adria Cup in Graz (winner), the Austrian Cup (winner) and the European Championship in the Czech Republic. He also competed in the Fleurop-Interflora World Cup in Berlin.
From 2011 he has tutored at the Zusammen wachsen floristry school and gives shows and seminars across Europe and was a member of the FDF Trend team. Johann is also a trainer and judge at the WorldSkills competitions and is a member of Fleurop’s Wild Guns.
He is fascinated by the beauty of nature by flowers, plants and fruit and his passion is to turn wonderful botanical material into art works. He loves to turn the spotlight onto the beauty and diversity of nature by using colour and form.