Las Vegas Fashion Council Hosts Fourth Annual artLIVE! at Zappos Headquarters
The Las Vegas Fashion Council’s (LVFC) artLIVE! returns for its fourth annual installment on Friday, Oct. 19 from 6-8 p.m. at Zappos Headquarters in Downtown Las Vegas. A collective of top Las Vegas artists and designers will debut 10 one-of-a-kind hand-painted mannequins during a silent auction with proceeds to benefit the LVFC’s scholarship fund.
The unique showcase will feature live activations including sand art, body painting and art in action while guests enjoy DJ’d entertainment and light refreshments throughout the evening. In an effort to benefit the LVFC’s scholarship Fund, in support of emerging student artists and designers, guests can bid on a variety of culinary, fashion, beauty and art silent auction packages.
“We are always thrilled with the success of this event and are excited to continue supporting the fashion and arts community through artLIVE!,” said Carrie Cooper, LVFC’s founder and president. “We can’t wait to see what our talented artists have in store for guests this year.”
Featured artists include Pete Castro, Haley Fonfa, Lil Art Bodega artists – M!SCRE8, The Stencil Artista, Snipt Art, RuthyJane Art, Kathryn Gilbert and Joy Snyder. Featured designers include New Vintage Handbags, Desiree Ianconetti-Aneonnova, Pirouette, Nessa Apostol – Napostol, Pavel Pakhomovn-Veli and LVFC student design competition winners.
Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased on the LVFC website. The LVFC is a nonprofit organization with the mission to advance the Las Vegas fashion industry and expand the economy by cultivating relationships between fashion professionals, students, emerging artists, community leaders and organizations. For more information visit lasvegasfashioncouncil.com and stay up to date on upcoming events by following the LVFC on Twitter @LVFC_NV, Instagram @LVFC_NV and facebook.com/LasVegasFashionCouncil.
About Las Vegas Fashion Council
The Las Vegas Fashion Council (LVFC) is a 501(c)3 non-profit entity whose membership consists of fashion professionals, students, community leaders, philanthropists and organizations that have a desire to diversify and expand the Las Vegas economy through the efforts of the fashion industry. LVFC supports fashion industry students and emerging artists with scholarships, grants, educational presentations, internships, mentoring and opportunities to showcase and compete in fashion shows throughout the valley. LVFC partners with numerous non-profit entities in raising funds and awareness for a variety of causes that incorporate a fashion element into their fundraising efforts. LVFC utilizes the Public Education Foundation to assist in awarding annual scholarships to fashion students through the Las Vegas Fashion Council-Fashion Industry Scholarship program. For more information about LVFC please visit lasvegasfashioncouncil.com.