Celebrate Fall Fashion Week Minnesota with art, fashion, and community Satuirday, Sept. 1, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Walrus Art Gallery, (4400 Lyndale Ave N.). Ticket cost is pay what you can.
• Jennifer Adam, fashion illustrator, gives people an inside look at her world. Adam has taught Fashion Illustration and Portfolio Development as an adjunct instructor in the Apparel Merchandising and Design Program at St. Catherine University since 2006. She began teaching Advanced Flat Construction in 2020.
• Audience members sit in as a group of artists sketch one look from Hmong American designer, Jocelyn Yang of Jocii Designs. Yang attends St. Kate's. She is a fashion scholar and Hmong American fashion designer specializing in business wear and formalwear. Through her brand Jocii Designs, she strives to create innovative, inclusive and sustainable fashion.
• Panel discussion shares how they see the fashion industry working towards sustainability and inclusiveness.
Walrus is an artist-led consignment shop located in the Camden Neighborhood of North Minneapolis working to bridge the gap between visual artists and a market for their work. They use their platform to address the underrepresentation in the art world by prioritizing the economic health and career of North Minneapolis neighbors and artists of color living in the region.
The South Minneapolis Quilters Guild is donating blocks for the Art Lab table.
Proceeds will benefit Southside Food Share, a community group cooking and delivering meals to people experiencing homeless.
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