Workshop: Fashion Inspiration and Design with Fuchsia Lin
Led by international artist and filmmaker Fuchsia Lin, students will embark on a two-day fashion designing experience. On Saturday, December 9th, students will find inspiration at the Portland Art Museum’s Africa Fashion Exhibit. Through research, sketching, and discussion, students will select a piece that evokes a personal response. On Sunday, December 10th, students will head to Bodecker’s makerspace to design an outfit based on their research. The workshop will conclude with a showcase of their work.
Fuchsia Lin is an international artist and filmmaker based in Portland, Oregon. Fuchsia began her career as a textiles artist, fashion and costume designer. She received a Fashion Design degree from Parsons School of Design and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in textiles and surface design at the University of Michigan.
Fuchsia grew up as a first generation Taiwanese American in a small Michigan town. Since then, she has lived and worked in New York City, Paris and Taipei.
Fuchsia works in an array of mediums: textiles, costume, film, performance, dance and photography to carry out her mission of creating innovative art. She is the recipient of several art grants and her work has been featured in international publications and blogs: Big, Tokion, Amica, Crash, Ecosalon, Portland Mercury, Artslandia, Oregon Artswatch and Design Taxi.
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