Artist and Model Resources

Check back here for submission guidelines, important dates, required forms and other resources for KMAC Couture selected artists and participating models.

2021 KMAC Couture Artist Submission Information

The KMAC Couture 2021 curatorial statement, submission guidelines, required submission materials, and frequently asked questions can all be found in the  KMAC Couture 2021 Artist Submission Packet available below. Please review this packet thoroughly. Interested artists who still have questions about the submission process are encouraged to attend one of our KMAC Couture Information Sessions, detailed below. Alternately, artists may contact for further assistance.

Additionally, please note that KMAC Couture 2021 will once again be a film experience rather than a live runway show. Plans are in place for a live film premiere event to debut the film, but the feasibility of this event will depend on COVID-19 restrictions at the time.


Submissions open Monday, October 12, 2020 

Submissions close Friday, December 11, 2020

If chosen to be a KMAC Couture 2021 Selected Artist:

  • Wednesday, January 20, 2021, 5:30-7:30pm: Artist Information Session

  • April/May 2021: KMAC Couture Filming

    • A complete schedule, including individual artist filming dates and times will be made available in March 2021.

Angel of the Cosmos: Ayodeji Lasisi (artist), Alicia Antonia (model), Elise Sheldon for Drybar (hair), Jessie Conaty (make-up)


KMAC Couture Critique Sessions

Thursday, October 29, 2020 5:30-6:30p OR 

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 5:30-6:30p

Live via Zoom


If you are in the process of creating your submission for KMAC Couture but want some constructive feedback to see if you’re headed in the right direction, attending one of these sessions will give you the guidance you are seeking. Artists are encouraged to join the virtual meeting ready to share sketches of their design along with material selections and other relevant information as they meet with KMAC curatorial staff and Selection Committee members who will share opinions and critique from an outside perspective.

2021 KMAC Couture Models

A KMAC Couture 2021 Model Call is planned for late January/early February 2021.  Please follow @kmaccouture on Facebook or Instagram for further details about this call when it is scheduled.

Artist Submission Packet

The Artist Experience

Watch as KMAC Couture 2019 artists discuss what it's like to participate

Cinematography and Editorial: Bailey Boyd


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