Ventura Fashion Performance For Museum Features Creative Transformations


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Ventura, California-- Using everything from recycled bicycle tires to fabric, glass, plastic and precious metal, more than 30 local and regional artists and designers are busy creating clothing and accessories for the Museum of Ventura County’s 2nd annual art as fashion event Transformation: A Fashion Performance. The fundraiser is Saturday, October 3, with a catered reception at 6:00 p.m. and fashion show with runway seating at 7:15 p.m.

Fashions transformed from one use to another include one-of-a-kind clothes by clothing company Stewart + Brown, made of salvage cloth scraps from the manufacture of other garments; Anne Simon’s outfits fashioned of old rain gutter pipes, recycled Christmas tree beads and tops of mocha coffee drinks; Lisa D. Moore’s moving sculptural veil made from plastic bottles.

Museum support group Las Contemporaneas is hosting the Museum event. Tickets are $45 each or $40 for museum members; VIP preferred runway seating, including a gift bag of schwag, is $75. Reservation deadline is September 29, if seating remains available. For reservations and information, call Suzy Dyer at 805-641-1876 x 304.

Invited artists and designers include Dolores Barrett, Anna Bermúdez, Robert Bermúdez, Rolando Camarena, Michelle Chapin, Carolyn Cozen, Lori Cozen-Geller, Victoria Delgadillo, Fran Elson, Sergio Flores, Diana Galicia, Emilia García, Maribel Hernandez, Flora Ito, Miller James, Deborah Jarchow, Ariane Karakalos, Anna Karakalou, Brecia Kralovic Logan, Stacy Logue, Sol Mesz, Lindsay Miller, Lisa D. Moore, Sarah Roberts, Lauren Robertson, Lisa Rocha, Teal Rowe, Jodi Saenger, Susan Seaberry, Anne Simon, Stewart + Brown, Andrea Vargas, Rosel Weedn.

The Museum of Ventura County is at 89 South California Street, corner of California and Santa Clara Streets in downtown Ventura. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., first Fridays of the month until 8 p.m. Free admission, except for some events.




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