For the first time ever, Discarded to Divine is holding a Designer Orientation, this Saturday, October 1, at 9 am. There will be two distinguished guest speakers: Jill D’Alessandra, Curator of Textile Arts for the Fine Arts Museums of San Francsico, and Adam Elsholz, Campus Librarian at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising. At the end of the program, designers can pick up their registration forms and the donated fabrics/materials to be used for Discarded to Divine 2012. Be sure to bring your own bag!
When: Saturday, October 1 at 9 am Where: California College of the Arts – 1111 Eighth St. (at 16th St.) – San Francisco RSVP: Must RSVP by Thursday, September 29th – to Heather Ripley, Event Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 415-977-1270, ext. 3079
And the dates for this year’s Discarded to Divine: Deadline to Submit: Monday, January 9, 2012 Sneak Preview Event: Friday, April 20, 2012 @ de Young Museum Discarded to Divine Gala: Thursday, April 26, 2012 @ the SF Design Center
We have had many students participate in the past and some have even won in their category – lets keep up the tradition!