Sunday, June 09, 2013

ArtWear Fashion Week

Two Deadlines:

June 30, 2013(RECEIVE)
July 1, 2013 (POSTMARK) or (EMAIL)

ArtWear Fashion Week
KnitWear Fiber Arts Market
Fashion Week Sales Gallery

Lincoln Center for the Arts
Fort Collins, CO
September 20-28, 2013

ArtWear Fashion Week is dedicated to highlighting the work of wearable art artists. Our goal is to present innovative and wearable work of the highest quality and provide a forum to share our enthusiasm for an exploration of techniques and materials. Wearable art in all media and styles are welcome, including garments, ensembles, hats and handbags. Garments for both men and women are encouraged. Acceptance for the show is by invitation and by jury. Individual or collaborative entries
are invited. Designers will be selected by a panel of judges. All garments must be for sale and are eligible for award judging. At least one garment from each accepted artist will be worn in the Fashion Show.

Cash awards will be presented for ArtWear Sales Gallery garments. $1000 Grand Prize - $500 Second Prize - $250 Third Prize

To Enter Fashion Week Sales Gallery:
There is a non-refundable fee of $35 to submit entries for the Fashion Week Sales Gallery. Submit images of three garments that are representative of the artist’s work available for the Sales Gallery. A maximum of two views per garment are allowed.

Digital images only. Entries must include the completed 16th ArtWear Fashion Week Entry Form and a check or money order for $35 made payable to Lincoln Center and must be postmarked by July 1, 2013.

Eligibility & Accepted Garments
The show is open to all wearable art artists. Accepted artists will be asked to submit up to five garments/ensembles and/or up to eight accessory items for Fashion Week. Garments for the Sales Gallery do not have to be the same garments submitted for the jury. All works must be original to the designer and completed after September, 2011. Garments must be available to be tried on by prospective buyers in the Sales Gallery. All accepted artists will have at least one garment in the Fashion Show. The Lincoln Center has a right to reject a work of art at anytime during this process.

All work must be for sale. The gallery assumes a 40% commission on all sales. The Lincoln Center has a right to reject a work of art at anytime during this process.

To apply to Sales Gallery and Fashion Show, download the application:

KnitWear Fiber Arts Market is open to all vendors and artists with fiber arts supplies and equipment, and finished wearable art garments to sell. Booth reservations are available first-come, first-served, with payment of the booth fee. This one-day market is a great place to showcase those specialty knit, crochet, woven and other fiber arts garments or accessories and augments the Sales Gallery. Vendors may offer a free 30-minute demonstration on a fiber arts technique.

Booth Fee: $65 if you register by June 30, 2013; $85 for registrations received after June 30, 2013
Booth reservations are available first-come, first-served, with payment of the booth fee.

KnitWear Fiber Arts Market is Sunday, September 22, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

To reserve a booth download the application:

The ArtWear Fashion Show will be showcased a theater setting with the sales gallery in our Art Gallery. KnitWear Fiber Arts Market takes place in the Lincoln Center’s Conference Center rooms.

The Lincoln Center is a city-owned performing, visual arts, and conference facility. ArtWear Fashion Week is a fundraising event, and proceeds from this event support our visual arts programs.

Visit website for full details:

Direct all entries and inquiries to:
ArtWear Fashion Week
Lincoln Center for the Arts
417 W. Magnolia
Fort Collins, CO 80521
Call/email Jeanne Shoaff at 970-416-2737 or