April 14, 2016

Special Thanks!

There are many amazing, moving parts that come together to put on a production like the Trashion Refashion Runway Show. In the coming weeks, we'll dive more into each of these Trashion elements to tell you more about Season 7 of our favorite runway event.

For now, we'd like to introduce some of our major partners for the April 10th, 2016 show including Danielle Urschel, the artist behind the last two years of Trashion themes, Anita DeCastro and her Sweet River original mini-cirque performance, and Gail Hale as our large-scale stage artist and builder. Keep checking back as we let you get a little closer to The Seventh Annual Bloomington Trashion Refashion Runway Show!

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April 27, 2015

A note from the producer.

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Your Bloomington Trashion Steering Committee and friends hanging out together last night at Nick's English Hut....we stayed pretty late and laughed quite a bit!

As the committee lead, I want to take a moment for a personal thank you to everyone involved with this event. I have been fascinated with Trashion since the 2nd season, and it was such an honor to be asked to join the committee in Jeanne Leimkuhler's absence. The experience of planning and producing this event has been absolutely incredible, ranging from sometimes stressful to the absolute joy of being in the company of so much creativity and talent. There's pride in the days leading up to the event when I know this committee has crossed all of our t's and dotted all of the i's.

It's been SUCH an honor, really, and I'm thrilled to be on board for yet another year....the upcoming 7TH SEASON OF ‪#‎BLOOMINGTONTRASHION‬....how cool does that sound!?!

Thank you all so much for allowing and encouraging me to keep and grow this wonderful part of my life that is the Trashion Runway.

-Tara Jones
Bloomington Trashion Steering Committee, 2015 Co-Producer

February 21, 2015

Sat, Feb 21, 2015.

So excited to have such a nice set up for Discardia during the Bloom Artist Showcase event, happening today at the Bloomington Convention Center until 5 pm.

Brave the snow and come out and see all of the amazing artists and beautiful work!

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February 11, 2015

Strengthening and Supporting the Culture of Sustainability 

Catalyzing Sustainability Through Art and Design: A Panel Discussion

Tuesday, February 17th from 5:30-7:00 -- Woodburn Hall Room 101

Indiana University's Student Sustainability Council and Sustainability Peer Educator Program are hosting a panel discussion on the role that artists and designers can --and should!-- play in catalyzing a culture of sustainability and environmental stewardship. We are excited to host the following expert panelists:

  • Rowland Ricketts - IU Studio Art Faculty Member, Textile Artist, Indigo Farmer, and Dyer
  • Miah Michaelsen - City of Bloomington Assistant Economic Development Director for the Arts
  • Jon Racek - Architect, IU Interior Design Area Coordinator, and Lecturer, Founder of Play360
  • Gail Hale - Arts Advocate with Lotus Education and Arts Foundation, Discardia Bloomington, and Trashion//ReFashion ShowPicture

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