Welcome to Spark’s intensive Fashion Camp! In these two days, you will learn how the fashion industry works from branding, marketing, tech design, illustration and much more. Students will have an option to choose between three different types of projects based on their interests and art skills. You’ll walk away with a broad knowledge of the fashion industry and find out about career opportunities in the field!
Saturday, October 3, 2020 to Sunday, October 4, 2020
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9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Students will be using UGA’s eLearning Common and Collaborate Ultra for this course. Students will be e-mailed their access information one week before the program and will be able to log-in to their program each day at 8:45 a.m.
The Fashion Design camp is designed to accommodate both absolute beginners and students with some drawing or fashion design experience.
Alexandra Parsons (Fashion Design) earned her B.F.A. in Fashion Design from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and studied Fabric Design at the University of Georgia. She currently lives in New York City, and works on her own clothing label, which has been sold at a local boutique and was featured on MTV. Alexandra previously held internships with Anne Barge, the prestigious Atlanta-based bridal designer, and JonValdi Couture (now Germán Valdivia) in New York City. While studying at SCAD-Atlanta, she founded a student fashion organization called Fashion Haus Atlanta, and served as a designer and organizer in several fashion shows. This is Alexandra's tenth year as a Summer Academy instructor.
El Lewis received his Bachelors in Fashion Merchandising with an emphasis in Dress Sociology from The University of Georgia. He currently lives between New York City and Atlanta while working as a Creative Director and Fashion Editor/Stylist. He specializes in Styling, Brand Direction, Content Creation, Social Marketing and E-commerce Consultancy. His clients include Alexander Wang, Essence Magazine, Brides, Forbes, Barneys, Nordstrom, and Domestic and International Fashion tech start-ups. Lewis has now founded an experience tech company, Olympos. This is El’s second year as a Summer Academy instructor.
Students must have a computer or tablet that has Internet access and one of the following browsers installed: Google® Chrome™, Apple® Safari®, Mozilla® Firefox®, and Microsoft® Edge. Please visit Brightspace Browser Support in the Community for further details about the Browser Support Lifecycle. Starting January 1, 2020, eLC will no longer be supported on Microsoft® Internet Explorer®.
Please look for the camp outline for required program supplies in your parent information e-mail sent three weeks before your program.