In Fall 2018, Arkansas Arts & Fashion Forum was thrilled to partner with the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese to showcase four Marshallese designers on the NWA Fashion Week Runway. To help them prepare to showcase their collections, AAFF partnered with ACOM to host a series of events and workshops including Introduction to Runway Design and Studio Visits with the CEO of AAFF, Robin Atkinson.
9.15.18 ARKANSAS COALITION OF MARSHALLESE DESIGNER STUDIO VISITS
Arkansas Arts & Fashion Forum CEO and Creative Director, Robin Atkinson checked in with four designers from the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese, Bodik Joseph, Esry Samuel, Lisa Clarence, and Jola Kaious to help them prepare for NWA Fashion Week Fall 2018.
8.22.18 ARKANSAS COALITION OF MARSHALLESE INTRODUCTION TO RUNWAY DESIGN
Robin Atkinson, CEO and Creative Director of Arkansas Arts & Fashion Forum met with designers from the Arkansas Coalition of Marshallese to tell them about participating in NWA Fashion Week Fall 2018, explore their work, and encourage them to share their art and designs with the wider Northwest Arkansas community.