Hello Creative Portland! I just got this press release and I thought I'd share with you!
(Portland, Oregon) – It is time once again to tear apart those trash
bins in hopes of finding the perfect materials to create your
submission for the 2nd annual Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show
This year's deadline for submissions is October 17, 2007.
Culminating with the "trashion show" on November 17, 2007 at
the Wonder ballroom
Professional artists, fashion and apparel designers along with
members of the general creative public will not want to miss this
truly unique opportunity to compete for prizes up to $500 in the
upcoming Junk to Funk Recycled Fashion Show Contest. The pieces of
wearable art and fashion that are being sought should be made out of
found objects, recycled materials and things you normally might find
in the trash.
The Junk to Funk fashion show will be held on November 17, 2007 at
the Wonder Ballroom in Northeast Portland, and is in collaboration
with ORLO; a non-profit organization that uses the creative arts to
explore and bring awareness to environmental issues.
All entries will be reviewed to determine which pieces will be
featured during the Junk to Funk fashion show being held at the
Wonder Ballroom on November 17, 2007. All submissions accepted into
the fashion show will be featured in a pre-show VIP reception while
also having the opportunity to compete for up to $500 in cash &
The entry deadline for submissions is October 17, 2007. Entry forms
and rules can be found at www.junktofunk.org.