Sunday, October 29, 2006

Uber: Wearable Art 9

Sneak peek...

At the jurying on October 25, 1708 Gallery board members debated into the night to choose this year’s participants.

The selected Wearable Art9 artists are:

Angie Bacskocky, Matthew Ballard, Jessica Bauserman, Colby Beck, Samantha Belcher,
Britta L. Bielak (of 1708 Forum fame...), Kevin
Blow, Marina Brock + Jane Janeczek, Ruthie Carl, Diana Cavanaugh, Courtney Blair Chappell, Oscar F Contreras, Josie Davis, Jackie Davison, Lauren Elliott, Stevie French + Michael Smith, Stuart Harnsberger, Ashley Hawkins + Jenna Robison, Sarah Holden, Matt Holt, Colleen Judge, Shannon V Kesler, Kaitlin Koch, Adam Krehbiel, Betsy Kurz (work featured above!), Caitlin C. Latham, Jackie Lee, Austin McAdams, Kristin Mekenna, Zac Monday (work featured below!), Megan Mueller, Sarah Perry, Rachel Podolsky, Douglas W Rieger. Meg Roberts, Beryl C. Robinson, Jennifer Rossi, April Sage, Jackie
Small, Josefina Stephens, Nedim Sudic (work featured above!), Maggie Sullivan (also in the 1708 Forum), Kinh Tran, Amy Williams, Wickett W
illiams and Emily Wright.

Look for works made out of just about everything imaginable - spoons, pipe cleaners, coffee cups, trash bags, playing cards, rice paper, panty hose, receipts, even pink flamingos...

The 9th Annual Wearable Art Fashion Show will dazzle downtown Richmond, on November 11, 2006 at La Différence in Shockoe Bottom. A creative fusion of fashion, sculpture, media, and performance, Wearable Art is a signature Richmond event supporting 1708 Gallery, contemporary art and emerging talent.


Tickets: (call 804.643.1708)
$45 General Admission | $25 Students
$1000 Fashionista (Full Table: 8 seats) | $500 Icon (Half Table: 4 seats) | $250 Trend Setter (Quarter Table: 2 seats)
: La Différence, 125 South 14th Street
8PM (doors open at 7pm)

ÜBER Sponsors include:
Sally Brown, The Bruce Ford Brown Charitable Trust, La Difference International
Furnishings, Rockfish Graphix, John Malinoski, Nesbit, and A Sharper Palate.

Wearable Art is chaired by fashion forward 1708 Board Members: Jennifer Golisch, John Haddad, and Amanda Macdonald, and we thank them very much for all their innumerable hours of organizing and fine-tuning.
High resolution images available upon request.

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