General Admission Ticketing Information

Tickets On Sale March 13, 2018.

General tickets offer open seating for the 2018 A2W fashion event. Order your tickets early, as they SELL OUT fast!
DATE: April 20, 2018
DOORS OPEN: 7:00 p.m.
SHOW BEGINS: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Talley Student Union, Grand Ballroom
COST: $30 per ticket (Ticket sales open March 13th )
Online Tickets | In person | Phone: 919-515- 1100*
*Hours 1 to 6:00 p.m. Mon.-Fri. / Must identify tickets for A2W
All gifts will go towards the Art2Wear Fashion Show fund within the NC State University Foundation.

ALL tickets will be at Will Call ready for pick-up the day of the show under the purchaser’s name. Please bring printed receipt for pick-up.

Donate Here or at our donation table at the event.

Sponsorship list

Executive Sponsor:

Patron Sponsor:
Alpha Production

Contributor Sponsorship:
Aloft Raleigh
Katherine White

Supporter Sponsorship:
S. Tector Metals
CAM Raleigh
Linda Noble and Craig McDuffie
Gregg Museum of Art & Design

2018 Hair and Makeup

Art2Wear Benefit at the Gregg: Virtue Labs, LLC
NC State Art2Wear: Aveda Institute in Chapel Hill

Thank you for your support!

VIP Ticketeting Information

VIP Tickets are Limited and Reserved for A2W Sponsors
If you would like to support A2W and be included in the VIP offering, Supporter Sponsorship packages start at $1000 and includes the following:

  • Quarter page (3” x 4.5”) ad recognition in the 2018 A2W Program booklet*
    Inclusion of your name/company name on the A2W website
  • Two A2W VIP Tickets*** (Sponsor can purchase additional VIP Tickets at $60 each/while tickets are available)
  • Two tickets to the Premier Art2Wear Benefit + Auction at the Gregg Museum of Art + Design**
    (Sponsors can purchase additional tickets at $75 each/while tickets are available)
  • Two VIP reception tickets*** to the private exhibition space that includes a preview of A2W collections, opportunity to speak with designers and get first-hand access to process and inspirations. Hors d’oeuvre and beverages provided. Begins at 6:30 p.m.
  • Private Entrance to access VIP seating (avoid waiting lines)
  • Assigned VIP seating
  • VIP Swag Bag
  • For Supporter Sponsor level of $1,000, $780 is tax-deductible


All sponsorship will go towards the Art2Wear Fashion Show fund within the NC State University Foundation.
*Additional page layout options available. Commitment before March 1st to ensure inclusion in program booklet
**Benefit + Auction event date is April 19th from 7:30 to 10:00 p.m. | Gregg Museum of Art + Design; Hors d’oeuvre and beverages provided
***VIP Tickets require RSVP by April 1st
If interested, please contact Justin LeBlanc at

A2W DATE: April 20, 2018
VIP Reception : 6:30 p.m.
SHOW BEGINS: 7:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Talley Student Union, Grand Ballroom

A2W Gala at the Gregg Museum: A Benefit for NC State Art2Wear

DATE: April 19, 2018
TIME: 7:30 to 10:00 p.m.
COST: $75.00 per ticket | Limit of 250 tickets
LOCATION: Gregg Museum of Art & Design
Hosted by the 2018 A2W jurors: Katherine White, Linda Noble, Jennifer Bringle, Vansana Nolintha, Rodney Oakley
This is a Premier event with a unique opportunity to meet Project Runway Celebrities: Mondo Guerra and Dom Streater and a chance to experience their mini collection inspired by an item within the Gregg Museum. Tour this beautifully created new space and all the exhibitions, as well as your opportunity to bid on garments designed by Mondo, Dom, and Justin LeBlanc.
This benefit supports Art2Wear.
Hors-d’oeuvres and drinks provided
After party at Aloft: A2W designers, Mondo Guerra, Dom Streater, and local designers.

News & Observer (4.15.2018): “What’s life like after ‘Project Runway’ for the designers? We catch up with 3 fan favorites.”


All gifts will go towards the Art2Wear Fashion Show fund within the NC State University Foundation.

Justin LeBlanc

Originally from Raleigh, NC, JUSTIN LEBLANC originally had plans to become an architect. During the end of his studies he developed a passion for fashion design and refocused his career path at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. While a student at the Art Institute, LeBlanc interned in London at Alexander McQueen’s fashion studio. He was mentored by Nick Cave, a design professor at the Art Institute and a celebrated fabric sculptor.
Justin was born deaf and has relied throughout his life on artificial means to provide some semblance of sound; first with hearing aids and then a cochlear implant which he received at age 18. Justin’s lack of natural hearing heightened his other senses resulting in his unique perception of the world. He senses the world and all of its wonders through sight, touch, scent, and taste, but often feels sound is only a distraction. This notion has inspired the idea and direction of his work and his artistic explorations in fashion, art, and storytelling.
Justin currently is an assistant professor and the faculty advisor for Art2Wear at North Carolina State University in the College of Design. His pedagogical interests include teaching fiber studio, guerrilla fibers, pattern making, industry and fashion, and shoemaking. He is a frequent fashion celebrity guest and speaker as well as volunteering for various charitable causes.
Justin has been featured in a number of magazines and news articles published in the United States and internationally including:  Marie Claire, The Chicago Tribune, Chicago RedEye, the New York Times, USA Today, and the Raleigh News & Observer.

Mondo Guerra
MONDO GUERRA is a designer and social influencer whose innovative style and bold prints have caught the fashion world’s imagination, while his truth and courage captured the hearts of fans around the world when he first revealed his HIV+ status on “Project Runway” Season 8. He later went on to win the debut season of “Project Runway All Stars” and became an audience favorite as a mentor on Lifetime’s spinoff series, “Under The Gunn”. Mondo’s creative designs can be purchased as a variety of original products (from See Eyewear to Crocs footwear), and his signature collections are available on
Mondo’s visual aesthetics often carry a social message that intersects his art with his advocacy. The Denver-born artist was commissioned to create a custom World AIDS Day design for the 2015 Subaru Legacy that was revealed during Art Basel, Miami and is a spokesperson for Merck’s iDesign HIV/AIDS educational initiative. In 2013, Guerra became a national spokesperson for Dining Out For Life, an annual HIV/AIDS fundraiser hosted by Subaru. Mondo is currently focused on the development of cutting edge multimedia content and continues to create modern designs that blend his fashion and social consciousness.

Dom Streater
Dom Streater is an American fashion and print designer, who after winning season 12 of the Emmy award-winning television series, Project Runway, quickly made her sartorial mark on the industry with her use of graphic prints based on her paintings. Dom also returned to Project Runway All Stars Season 5 to once again take the title as winner in 2016.
Dom focuses on creating hand made in America pieces, that explore the use of textile and surface design, as well as minimalist garment silhouettes.
Dom has received an official proclamation from the mayor of Philadelphia, been named one of Nicole Miller’s “Most Fashionable Women of Philadelphia,” and has been featured in numerous magazines and publications, including two features in Marie Claire, Essence, Philadelphia Magazine and more. Dom has designed prints and pieces for numerous well-known clients including an exclusive clothing collection for nationwide Belk stores and a collection of limited edition headphones for Velodyne.