The One-of-a-Kind Creations of the Western Design Conference
On September 10-13, 2015, the 23rd Annual Western Design Conference will bring together artists, scholars, collectors, interior designers, architects and fashion designers with a passion for the West. From documented American craft, to home design and fashion, the show is expanding to encompass all aspects of the best of Western design. This event celebrates functional museum-quality creations capturing the spirit of the West.
[Designer: David Stine Woodworking]
During the Exhibit + Sale you’ll meet the artists whose handcrafted works in leather, metal, home accents, woodworking, mixed media, jewelry and fashion will be showcased and available for purchase at the Conference's spectacular location in beautiful Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Over $19,000 worth of cash awards are given out annually.
[Designer: Many Tears]
The energy generated by tourists, artists, local businesses, and residents promises to make the 2015 Western Design Conference unforgettable—for both exhibitors and attendees.
[Designer: J. Hill Artisan Felt]
In addition to the one-of-a-kind creations showcased during the Exhibit + Sale, the 2015 show will feature:
- Designer Show House: juried artists’ creations + custom interior design come alive by integrating one-of-a-kind objects into a home environment. Attendees will enter a foyer and walk through six professionally designed rooms.
- Retail Row: a unique shopping experience where sought after retailers exhibit current trends, featuring fashion, jewelry, home accessories, art work and more in a boutique setting.
- Opening Preview Party: a gala celebration where the public views award winning craft, meets this year’s artists, walks through the Designer Show House, experiences a Runway Fashion Show and participates in the live WDC Auction while enjoying local culinary creations + signature cocktails during a festive night of shopping.
[Designer: Wearable Art by Jae Song]
Interested in learning more? Visit the Western Design Conference website.