Paper clothes at HCCC

The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft fuses fashion and craft on Friday, June 4, 5:30-8pm at the opening of "The Paper Runway," a worldwide survey of paper clothing organized by the Robert C. Williams Paper Museum at the Georgia Institute of Technology, fresh from its installation at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Craft Center artists in residence have created wearable art which will be modeled at the opening. A crocheted body sculpture and headdress by Elaine Bradford, a life-size brooch by Gabriel Craig and Amy Weiks, and a ceramic neckpiece by Jeff Forster are among the wearables to be worn. Co-curator of the show, Cindy Bowden will give a talk at 11am the morning after, Saturday, June 5. "Paper Runway," the show, runs from June 5-September 4 at the HCCC gallery.

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