Artist Drop-Off: Wearable Art

01/02/2020 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Repeat every day until 01/03/2020

Arts Center East is celebrating all forms of wearable art!

From textiles to fashion photography to repurposed trash fashion to hair art, we want to see your creativity and self-expression through wearable art mediums. Whether it’s gowns, jackets, hats, jewelry, even seventeenth century wig creations – we want to put it in the spotlight. Show us your best looks!

Note: all entries must be delivered ready to be displayed (including dress forms, busts, hangers, etc.)

All entries will be juried and winners will be awarded prizes at the opening.

View and download the prospectus here.

Artist with questions are encouraged to email

Drop Off Dates for Jurying
Thursday, January 2, 2:30–6:00pm
Friday, January 3, 2:30–6:00pm
Saturday, January 4, 10:00am–2:00pm

Exhibit juror, Fran Curran is the Creative Director and chairman of the Board of the Artisan Weaving Center. She grew up in England and has a degree in Texitile design and painting. On coming to the USA she attended Wesleyan University Ct with a concentration in printmaking. Her passion turned to weaving and she taught weaving at Wesleyan Potters for 25 years and also many workshops and classes throughout New England. In 2008 along with other weavers she opened the Hartford Artisan Weaving Center in Hartford CT. She has exhibited widely and been awarded Weaver of distinction status by both the Handweavers Guild of CT and the New England Weavers Seminar.


Exhibit Dates: January 19–February 8

Pick-up of Unaccepted Work
Tuesday, January 7, 2:30–6:00pm
Wednesday, January 8, 2:30–6:00pm

End of Show Pick-up
Monday, February 10, 2:30–6:00pm
Tuesday, February 11, 2:30–6:00pm