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Curved lines, interesting textures, and playful scale—chances are, you’ve seen furniture designer Francie Lowman’s work at stores like Anthropologie, Interior Define, or Urban Outfitters. With her own brand, Mangata Experience, which she launched in 2020, she is looking to break down gender norms around carpentry and redefine what it means to be sustainable in furniture design.
On February 11, Art Papers will host its 24th annual art auction, a fundraiser for the magazine where attendees can bid on works by artists from the Southeast and across the world. The event will feature over 200 pieces for auction, priced for a wide range of budgets, as well as an “Emerging Collectors Section” with works under $200 available for outright purchase.
Quintin Williams is one of two instructors (Michael Mack, Williams’s SCAD mentor, is the other) leading a 10-week quarter in classes like Rapid Prototyping, Marketing and Distribution for Footwear, and Digital Sneaker Design, which uses Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headsets and 3-D printers more than pencils and pads.
An exhibition of nearly 70 showstopping looks by fashion designer Christian Siriano opened to much fanfare at SCAD’s glossy Midtown museum, SCADFASH, featuring a color-coded rainbow of gowns, gender-bending suits, and waterfalls of tulle and billowing velvet.
Longtime costume designer Ruth E. Carter’s over 30 year history in film is documented in the engaging SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film exhibition “Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design” open through September 12, 2021.
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs David Bowie, eat traditional Jewish food at Atlanta Jewish Life Festival, and more.
Chris Francis's work is at once sculptural, architectural, and avant-garde. His shoes are on display at SCAD FASH now through December 8.
Sitting under the beating sun at Hilton Head Island in the early 1990s, four-year-old Caroline Ruder had no idea that over two decades later, the brightly colored ruffles of her sandy children’s bathing suit would become the source of inspiration for her own clothing designs.