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'Fashionable Points of View' exhibition to feature work by SU fashion design faculty

February 16, 2011

Erica Blust
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The fashion design faculty in Syracuse University’s College of Visual and Performing Arts will present the group exhibition “Fashionable Points of View: The Syracuse University Fashion Design Faculty Exhibition,” Feb. 26-March 24 at the Design Gallery at The Warehouse, 350 W. Fayette St., Syracuse. The show is free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 26, from 2-4 p.m. The gallery is open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

“Fashionable Points of View” marks the first time the fashion design faculty has presented its work as a group. The artwork in the exhibition includes beautifully crafted garments, accessories and fine art.

Among the faculty designers showcasing their expertise and interest within the field of fashion are Jeffrey Mayer, fashion design program coordinator; Karen Bakke; Todd Conover; Laurel Morton; Claudia Gervais; Joyce Backus; Elizabeth Shorrock; Megan Lawson Clark; and Jean Henry.

Focused on design and creative development, the fashion design program in VPA’s Department of Design offers an intellectually stimulating environment with a global perspective. This, coupled with practical and theoretical skills, technology and the study of the cultural context in which fashion exists, provides a broad-based education in fashion.

For more information, contact Mayer at jcmayer@syr.edu ,or Lauren Tagliaferro at lktaglia@syr.edu.

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