ArtPop Street Gallery is back with more fashion, hosting their second annual Upcycled Fashion Show and ninth fundraiser event to support local artists and small businesses. The fashion show will feature 12 Charlotte regional artists from a variety of media backgrounds including textile, multimedia, digital, and painting.
The show will be from 6 to 8 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 10, at Griffith Hall, Lenny Boy Brewing Company, 3000 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC, 28217. Show Emcee is Ohavia Phillips—Charlotte media personality and host of the “Oh Show”.
Fashion designers include Jennifer Gilomen, Margaret Fleeman, Anise Augustin, Edelweiss Vogel, Michelle “Bunny” Gregory, Itala Flores, Angela Kollmer, Kathy Phillips, Hasan Dirton, Isiah Miller, Melissa Crosson, and Kendall Kendrick. The clothes will be made from recycled ArtPop billboard vinyl material featuring artists Holly Keogh, Mikel Frank, Cat Babbie, Caroline Rust, Bree Stallings, Jesse Carkin, Laura Brosi, Cristina Montesinos, Greg Barnes, Deborah Triplett, Elaine Stephenson, and Barbara Mellin.
This fashion show is sponsored by Crescent Communities, Neiman Marcus, Little Architecture, LendAHand Alliance Cohort, and LendingTree Foundation. All proceeds from the event helps support sustainable and local Charlotte artists’ small businesses. ArtPop Street Gallery diverts 13,000+ square feet of vinyl from landfills every year by upcycling the billboard vinyl into fashion, framed art, tote bags and more.
Tickets: $85 — Includes fashion show, silent auction with a chance to win a trip to Antigua, hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and two drink tickets for Lenny Boy beer, wine, or kombucha and can be purchased HERE.
About ArtPop Street Gallery
ArtPop turns interstate highways and other common areas into outdoor art galleries throughout the Charlotte region and across the country too. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to connect local artists with billboard advertising and other media companies who showcase their art. This promotes artists and offers the community thought-provoking and inspirational creations that everyone can enjoy – for free! We showcase and support artists of the 13 county greater Charlotte Region.
For more information, https://www.artpopstreetgallery.com.