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Lake County Eco Fashion Design Competition 2018

Now accepting entries. Entry Deadline: March 22, 2018

For this very special event, the organizers are calling on high school aged designers, artists and creators of Lake Country to bring to life the worlds that live in their mind. Using the human body form as a blank canvas, participants are invited to create works of wearable art specifically out of newspaper to be exhibited during Bella Faire's Fashion Designer Showcase 2018. Don't miss the opportunity to showcase your creativity against the backdrop of a professional designer showcase.

This competition fosters creativity, focus, organizational skills, the ability to work within time frames all while promoting environmental responsibility (reduce, reuse, recycle and re-purpose).

Details:

  • Twelve (12) student designers will be chosen on the quality and originality of their short essay on how the practices of recycling, re-using and re-purposing can aid the environment, and the vision they have of their intended garment creation (narrative and sketch).

  • Acceptees will participate in a one day maker workshop to be held at the Leesburg Center For the Arts on Saturday March 31, 2018 from 10 – 1pm.

  • All tools, supplies and dress forms will be provided.

  • No pre-construction of garments or accessories is allowed. All garments must be constructed on site during the workshop. Competitors will have a timed 2 hours to complete their garment.

  • Garments will be stored at the LCFA then displayed during Bella Faire's Fashion Designer Showcase near but separate of the professional designers showcasing in that event.

  • Photographs of the student designers will be taken at the end of the workshop to be displayed next to their newspaper garment creation at the showcase location.

  • Judging for the Best of Show will take place during the week prior to the showcase (April 7th).

  • A cash prize of $250 will be awarded.

Entries must include:

  • An application form which includes - name, address, phone number, email address, which high school they attend, grade level, a short essay on recycling and the benefits to the environment and their vision of the garment they wish to create.

  • PDF APPLICATION

  • A signed and dated media release form by the parental or legal guardian.

  •  PDF RELEASE

  • A NON-REFUNDABLE APPLICATION FEE: $25 USD IS REQUIRED. ONLY 12 STUDENTS WILL BE ACCEPTED. LINK TO PAYMENT SITE -   https://app.donorview.com/Dpnj 

LEESBURG CENTER FOR THE ARTS

Leesburg, FL 34748 * (352) 365-0232

APPLICATION SUBMISSION & INFORMATION EMAIL:   LCFA.BUZZ@gmail.com     PDF CALL TO ARTISTS

TO BE CONSIDERED YOUR APPLICATION PACKAGE MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 22, 2018

To read the full "call to artists" and download your forms to apply go to https://www.leesburgartfest.com/eco