Thursday, November 13, 2008

6th Annual Wearable Art Gala

Deadline: NOVEMBER. 17, 2008 (POSTMARK)

6th Annual Wearable Art Gala

Kelowna, BC
TBA in March 2008

The gears are now turning in preparation for the Alternator's 6th Annual Wearable Art Gala is happening this coming spring 2009. This fun and funky adult event is not a fashion show in the traditional sense - it's an artistic exploration of all types of body adornment. All creative minds are called upon to participate.

It features creative experimentation with hair, jewelry, accessories and original one-of-a-kind wearables made from any and all materials, including plastic, metal and paper. Artists have created outfits from everything from computer keyboards and teabags to string licorice and bubble wrap. Artists exhibiting work in the show are supported by an enthusiastic team of volunteers, including hair and makeup stylists, lighting and sound experts and a front-of-house crew. The fun includes door prizes, a silent auction, music and videos.

If you have an interesting idea of design art you can wear, simply download an entry form. Follow the instructions making sure entries include drawings and/or photos or your submission along with a brief description of your project.

There are no entry fees. Wearable art submissions can be returned, just include an SASE with your entry form. Accepted submissions will be showcased at the Alternator's 2009 Wearable Art Gala.

Download Submission Form: 2009WAG Entry Form

Visit website for complete details:

The Wearable Art Gala
Alternator Gallery
Phone: (250) 868-2298

The Alternator Gallery for Contemporary Art in Kelowna, BC, is an artist-run centre operated by the Okanagan Artists Alternative Association, a non-profit society created in 1989. The Alternator, the oldest and largest artist-run centre between Calgary and Vancouver, is a multi-use community facility in Kelowna's Cultural District, since 2002.