A Department of Art + Design and student-organized show of wearable innovations created by students of the College of Design
The annual Art2Wear (A2W) event, organized and hosted by the College of Design’s Art + Design department, displays juried examples of our best student work each Spring through runway and exhibition.
A2W is an educational event where students gain experience by coordinating and producing an annual show. Young designers are challenged to imagine, create, and inspire by expressing their point of view through wearable art. This highly anticipated fashion show fuses the talents of several departments in the College of Design and beyond, exposing student designers to the broader field of fashion.
A2W attracts approximately 1,000 attendees in addition to encouraging participation by engaging the student body, the Raleigh community, and the broader design industry.