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For The Sake of Art, Merele Yarborough, Alvia Wardlaw, Tina Knowles-Lawson
Merele Yarborough, Alvia Wardlaw, Tina Knowles-Lawson. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Shirlette Thompson, orange peel dress
Designer Shirlette Thompson, left, celebrates her win as Most Creative Design with an orange peel dress. Photo by Jay Marroquin
For The Sake of Art, Lonnie McBride, Yolanda Adams
Lonnie McBride, Yolanda Adams. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For the Sake of Art, Carol Watson, kimono
Carol Watson, right, was the People's Choice designer with a kimono ensemble. Photo by Jay Marroquin
For The Sake of Art, Kevan Hall, Laura Clemmons, Dr. John Clemmons
Kevan Hall, Lora Clemmons, Dr. John Clemmons. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For the Sake of Art, Yvonne Cormier, Rufus Cormier
Yvonne Cormier, Rufus Cormier. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For the Sake of Art, Deanne Santiago winner
Deanne Santiago, right, is surprised to learn that her creation has been declared the winner by the judges. Photo by Jay Marroquin
For The Sake of Art, Jimmy Stroope, Janie Le Vieux, Shelby Marcus, Hattie Browning, Lisa Browning
Jimmy Stroope, Janie Le Vieux, Shelby Marcus, Hattie Browning, Lisa Browning.   © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For the Sake of Art, Matt Probus, Joi Maria Probus
Matt Probus, Joi Maria Probus. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Nevelyn Williams, yarn dress
Nevelyn Williams, right, took second place with a dress using a innovative yarn technique. Photo by Jay Marroquin
Andy Maron, Melanie Lawson at For The Sake of Art
Andy Maron, Melanie Lawson. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Andrea Giralt Brun yarn dress
Andrea Giralt Brun, left, took third place with this design. Photo by Jay Marroquin
Doug Herndon, Winelle Herron For The Sake of Art
Doug and Winelle Herron. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Candice Hearn, Damon Hearn, Erica Littlejohn Burnette at For The Sake of Art
Candice Hearn, Damon Hearn, Erica Littlejohn Burnett. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Ryan Hazard, Laura Bonner at For The Sake of Art
Ryan Hazard, Laura Bonner. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Jacqueline Kinloch, Leon Kinloch
Jacqueline and Leon Kinloch. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
Jason Pinnix, Chelsea Pinnix at For The Sake of Art
Jason and Chelsea Pinnix. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Roz Pactor, Alan Pactor
Roz Pactor, Alan Pactor. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art judges Michelle Barnes, Cesar Galindo, Kevan Hall, Clifford Pugh, Beth Muenke
Judges Michelle Barnes, Cesar Galindo, Kevan Hall, Clifford Pugh, Beth Muecke. Photo by Jay Marroquin
Jeremy Garcia, Meaghan Isensee, Brian McCulloch, For The Sake of Art
Jeremy Garcia, Meaghan Isensee, Brian McCullough, © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, Merele Yarborough, Shelly Marcus, Alvia Wardlaw
Merele Yarborough, Shelby Marcus, Alvia Wardlaw. © Michelle Watson/CatchLightGroup.com
For The Sake of Art, wearable art models
The 10 finalists in the wearable art competition. Photo by Jay Marroquin