Somerville Open Studios Presents Beyond the Pattern: the Art in Fashion Show

Somerville Open Studios will kick off Thursday, April 30th with the 4th annual Beyond the Pattern fashion show.
Beyond the Pattern is a runway presentation featuring wearable art made by local artists. Models will display a range of work that represents the artists’ exploration of fashion in art. This year attendees will see original designs that have been influenced by history, indigenous cultures, significant life events, ecology, the cosmos and the beauty of the human form.

The show will also showcase local students from Somerville High School’s Fashion Club as part of the Young Designers Challenge, in an effort to support art education at a grassroots level. These students will be modeling the pieces they have designed and constructed with the guidance of their instructor.

What: Fashion Show kicking off Somerville Open Studios and meet and greet with designers following the show.
Who: Local Somerville fashion designers presenting include:
Jennifer Weigel, “Trashion” Wearable Art | JoAnne Coppolo, Women’s Apparel | Joolie Cahill, Clothing and Accessories | Kim Bloomfield, Specialized Women’s Clothing and Accessories | Sadiya Akasha, Custom Clothing | Annie Blazejack, Visual Art | Kimberley Pendleton, Handmade Hats | Habeus Corpus, Historical Garments | Nancy Moskin, Glass and Metal Jewelry | Rebecca D’Antonio, Beaded Semi-precious Stone Jewelry | Consuelo Perez, Recycled Trash Art
When: Thursday, April 30, 7:30 – 9:00 PM
Where: Arts at the Armory, 191 Highland Ave, Somerville
Why: Highlight local Somerville artists, and support art education at a grassroots level with the Young Designers Challenge.

For more information:
JoAnne Coppolo and Joolie Cahill

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