Fashionable Artwear in the Galleries


Local San Francisco-Bay Area fashion designs are part of a special exhibition and holiday sale at the Rena Bransten Gallery, George Krevsky Gallery, Togonon Gallery and Patricia Sweetow Gallery (77 Geary Street) on Sunday, November 21st, 2010 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  In its fifth year, ARTWEAR in the Galleries is a daylong event featuring 24 select artisans specializing in wearable art.  Shop for wearable art in prestigious San Francisco Galleries opening their doors exclusively for this special holiday sale of jewelry, clothing and accessories.

Featured textile designers include Jean Cacicedo, Viktoria Chula, Deborah Cross, Angelina DeAtonis, Jenne Giles, Lois Hadfield, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Elisa Ligon, Marilyn Petch, Carol Lee Shanks, Joui Turandot, Bonnie Wells, and Arlene Wohl.  Participating jewelry designers are Ava Austin, Kathryn Blanchard, Marna Clark, Judith Content, Judith Lang, Barbara McKinder, Reiko Miyagi, Ruth Tamura, Twiga, Niki UIehla, and Carol Windsor.

Proceeds from sales will benefit ArtCare, the San Francisco Arts Commission’s (SFAC) recently established fund that was initiated in collaboration with the San Francisco Art Dealers Association (SFADA) to help preserve and maintain the City’s vast Civic Art Collection.  Additional information can be found at www.artwearinthegalleries.com.