18th ArtWear Biennial: Where Fashion Meets Fine Art

Left to Right: Deborah Murphy, Marie-Josette, BFelt


The ArtWear Biennial is a celebration of wearable art and fashion filled with exciting events including a theatrical Fashion Show, a Sales Gallery with garments by notable artists and designers from around the country, fiber art demonstrations, lectures, workshops and more. Artists images shown above, left to right: Deborah Murphy, Marie Josette and BFelt.

Thank you to all of our volunteers for making ArtWear possible and a special thanks to Gary and Carol Ann Hixon for 25 years of their time, passion, and incredible vision in creating ArtWear

18th ArtWear Biennial Fashion Awards


$1000 Grand Prize
Deb Koesters - Elegant Eco-Printed Gown (Reversible)



$750 Hixon Interiors Award for Creative Excellence
Maggy Pavlou - Fake Fur Coat

$500 Jurors' Award
Karen Rose - Tunic Charcoal/Rusty Red with Black Cuffs

Handweaver's Guild of America 
Rebecca Noble - Handwoven Shibori Drape Vest in Ebony and Khaki


Want to volunteer for the 19th ArtWear Biennial? Contact Giustina Renzoni at grenzoni@fcgov.com with "ArtWear Volunteer" in the subject line.


The 18th ArtWear Fashion Week was supported by