Floral Wearables with Debra Rapoport


Thu, May 26 / 6–8 pm

Multidisciplinary artist and style icon Debra Rapoport, whose mantras are “Frugality is Fun,” "Style is Healing," and “Dress to De-stress,” will lead a workshop in the Flower Craft gallery constructing floral headdresses, fascinators, and adornments using recycled materials, paint, and glue.

About the artist

Multidisciplinary artist, Debra Rapoport works with nontraditional and repurposed materials to creates clothing and accessories for which she is widely admired for wearing with great panache.  Rather than consume, Rapoport reinvents sand curates her closet, transcending from fashion into personal style. Rapoport is featured in the film Advanced Style, as well as the three Advanced Style books and Advanced Style TEDx talk with Ari Seth Cohen.  She has taught classes at the University of California, Davis, New York University, MAD, and MOMA. Her work is in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Los Angeles County of Museum Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Ilias Lalaounis Jewelry Museum in Athens, Greece, and the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia. 

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