02 May 2020

Australian Wearable Art Festival 2020

Venue 114
Sunshine Coast Council

The extraordinary creative talent of artists from across Australia and the world are set to return to the Sunshine Coast for the Australian Wearable Art Festival.

Wearable Art Festival Highlights 2019 from Casey Harrigan

The 2019 event received an overwhelming positive response with a sold-out show and expressions of interest from artists for the 2020 festival have already doubled on this year to more than 60. Guests are being encouraged to get their tickets now for this unique artistic showcase.

Event curator Wendy Roe said the high calibre of the artists, the style of artwork as well as the intimate connection with the audience has been an important part of what makes this festival so intriguing.

“We want the audience to really immerse themselves in the art and see the level of devotion that goes into making the one-of-a-kind pieces– they might even be inspired to create a piece themselves,” Ms Roe said.

“The festival is a fusion of high-end fashion with the sculptural world of art where Gaultier meets Picasso.

The event will have four main categories as part of both the daytime event and evening gala event – which include Avant Garde, Floriana, Trashion and Sustainable. There are also additional prizes for Haute Couture, Headpiece, Emerging Artist and best tertiary and secondary student pieces. Visit australianwearableart.com.au to learn more about be coming a designer entrant in the 2020 Australian Wearable Art Festival.

When: Sat 2 May 2020
Daytime Event 1pm - 3.30pm | Evening Gala 6.30pm - 10.30pm
Where: Venue 114

Daytime Event VIP $100 includes gift bag
Daytime Event General Seating $85
Evening Gala VIP $185 includes gift bag Evening Gala General Seating $150

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