IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) presents
This Event Is Free:
Paul Frank in partnership with the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Announce:
Paul Frank Presents: Celebrating the premiere of the first-ever Paul Frank collaboration with Native American Designers
Premiering a new collection by four Native designers, Dustin Martin (Navajo), Autumn Dawn Gomez (Comanche/Taos), Louie Gong (Nooksack), Candace Halcro (Plains Cree/Métis) in collaboration with Paul Frank. These limited edition pieces will be showcased and sold in the MoCNA Store throughout the weekend.
Panel Discussion: Beyond the "Tribal Trend": Developing Proactive Native American Collaborations in Fashion
Dr. Jessica Metcalfe of the Beyond Buckskin blog and Beyond Buckskin Boutique, Adrienne Keene of the Native Appropriations blog, Tracy Bunkoczy, Vice President of Design, Paul Frank, and designers Dustin Martin (Navajo), Autumn Dawn Gomez (Comanche/Taos), Louie Gong (Nooksack), Candace Halcro (Plains Cree/Métis) discuss a collaboration with the Paul Frank brand; the creation of a collection and developing proactive Native partnerships in the fashion world.
Introduction by Patsy Phillips, Director, MoCNA
Reception to follow