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.

The 19th ArtWear Biennial will be held October 18-26, 2019. The fashion show will be on October 18, with the sales gallery and other events the following week. Check back for more details!

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
 

The 18th ArtWear Fashion Week was supported by