VCUarts Fashion Event Returns In-Person – VCU News

Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts presents “#PROCESS2022”, a fashion show and exhibition organized by the Fashion Design + Merchandising Department. This year’s annual event will feature original fashions by emerging designers and an immersive experience by emerging merchants.

The free event is open to the public and takes place on Wednesday, May 11 at Virginia Art Museum, 200 N. Arthur Ashe Blvd., with parking available in the museum parking lot. The first parade begins at 6:00 p.m. with an encore parade at 7:15 p.m.

Students will demonstrate the fashion process from concept to consumer through illustration, draping and pattern making, trend forecasting, product development and promotions.

The exhibition – held between shows – will highlight VCUarts alumni and artists Jen Paxton Parker and Michael Birch Pierce, faculty member of VCUarts. Paxton Parker will paint fashion illustrations, and Pierce, a renowned fiber artist and fashion designer will create portraits on a sewing machine.

Joseph K. Bennett