Massachusetts College of Art and Design Wearable Art 2014 – Clothing designed by fashion design students using a variety of unconventional materials will be exhibited at Copley Place, September 14th through October 5th, culminating with a Runway Show at center court on Wednesday, October 8th.
MassArt’s non-textile creations illustrate the ingenuity of its students by using conventional and unconventional materials such as window screening, Capri Sun juice boxes, rope, thumbtacks, and more.
“MassArt’s Wearable Art 2014 is about individual and unique expressions of fashion. In showcasing the creative and artistic talents of our students, visitors and shoppers of Copley Place will see intricate detail in ready-to-wear ensembles, expertly tailored coats, and stunning red carpet looks,” says MassArt Professor Jayne Avery.
WHEN: Wearable Art 2014 Exhibition, September 14th– October 5th, 2014
Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am -8:00 pm; Sundays 12:00-6:00 pm
Runway Show - October 8th at 6pm
WHERE: Copley Place
100 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116
ADMISSION: FREE - Exhibition and Runway Show are free and open to the public.
For more information on the exhibit and fashion shows visit www.massart.edu
About Massachusetts College of Art and Design
Massachusetts College of Art and Design is one of the top colleges of its kind in the United States. Founded in 1873, MassArt has a legacy of leadership as the only independent public college of art and design in the country and the nation’s first art school to grant a degree. The college offers a comprehensive range of baccalaureate and graduate degrees in art and design, all taught by world-class faculty, along with continuing education and youth programs designed to encourage individual creativity. Whether at home in Boston or on the other side of the globe, the artists and designers of MassArt are dedicated to making a difference in their communities and around the world. For more information, visit www.massart.edu.
About Copley Place
Located in the historic Back Bay, Copley Place is one of Boston's most significant mixed-use projects and most distinctive shopping destination. The property features 800,000 sf of commercial office space, 75 fabulous retailers (including Neiman Marcus, Barneys New York, Tiffany & Co., David Yurman, Louis Vuitton, Christian Dior and Tory Burch), two parking garages, and The Westin Copley Place and Marriott Boston Copley Place hotels.