19th ArtWear Biennial: Where Fashion Meets Fine Art
Artists images shown above, left to right: Ruth Walker, Yiwei Wu, and Barbara Assejew.
The 19th ArtWear Biennial was held October 18-26, 2019. The fashion show was on October 18, with the sales gallery and other events the following week.
2019 Award Winners
$200 Honorable Mention:
Judith Bird – Kelp Print Coat
80% silk, 20% viscose; Handwoven, Kelp used as printing tool
Yoshiko Komatsu – Shibori Pullover
100% Silk; Hand tie-dye antique fabric, sewing
$500 Prize for excellence in technique
Patti Barker – Dragon Skin
Silk gauze, Habotai silk, merino cotton batt, dyes, polymer claw; double faced nuno felt with inclusions, hand painted
$500 Hixon Interiors Prize for excellence in creativity
Maggy Pavlou – The Painter’s Coat
Wool, Paint, Wool Prefelt; painted, wet felted, cut, stitched
$1000 Grand Prize for overall excellence in creativity and technique
Linda Thompson – Wild Rose Ensemble
Cotton fabric & Cotton bias tubing, Steam A Seam
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.
The 19th ArtWear Fashion Week is supported by