KMAC COUTURE HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2014
July 5 - September 21, 2014
Brown-Forman Gallery, Third Floor
Held on April 11, 2014, KMAC Couture featured 29 emerging and established regional artists who created unique wearable art for a runway show. The selection of pieces for KMAC Couture was based on originality, creativity, durability, and concept. Works in this exhibition highlight the variety of approaches and mediums utilized by the diverse artists.
The Museum presented the first KMAC Couture in 2013. In keeping with KMAC's mission the runway show is a creative way to involve the community in support of innovative craft and design. The proceeds from this event support education and outreach programs.
The garments worn for the KMAC Couture event are avant garde wearable art creations that are highly unique and expertly crafted. These original hand-executed designs are constructed from both traditional fabrics and non-traditional materials.
The 2014 KMAC Couture artists and designers: Harcourt Allen, Maui Crane, Wendy Cudmore, Jen Grove, Sarah Havens, Megan Heinsohn, Cyndi Hinkebein Young, Frances Lewis, Dennis Schaffner, Sue Scoffield, Guy Tedesco, Rebekah Trigg, Raina Trimble, Cathy Wade, Rachel White, Claire Williams, Second Pres Weekday School, and the following du Pont Manual High School Visual Art students- Heather Barna, Sarah Bissmeyer, Brooke Borders, Jasmine Browning, Robert Fisher, Julia Gabriella Mellen, Jasmine Salahuddin, Hannah Smith, Anthony Springate, Abigail Stambaugh, Gabriella Torres.