This is a repeating eventfebruary 2, 2019 11:00 am
2019fri01feb3:00 pm9:00 pmHarlem Makers Collective at Gallery 8The Best Local Innovators and Authentic Contributors of Harlem3:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST FACTION Art Projects, 2602 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, NY 10030Event Type :Business & Finance,Fashion & Style
Harlem Makers Collective; curated event celebrating the leading creatives of Harlem that will take place from Friday to Sunday February 1–3, 2019. The event aims to showcase the best local
Harlem Makers Collective; curated event celebrating the leading creatives of Harlem that will take place from Friday to Sunday February 1–3, 2019. The event aims to showcase the best local innovators and authentic contributors of Harlem. Harlem Makers Collective aims to provide forward thinking Harlem creatives with a platform to showcase their brands and generate a supportive community to share and grow their ideas.
The exhibition is organized by three local creatives; artist and jewellery designer Maiko Suzuki, milliner Karema Deodato and fashion designer Heike Jarick.
Maiko Suzuki is a Japanese artist and jewellery designer raised in Tokyo. Suzuki trained as a painter and graphic designer in Japan before moving to New York City at age seventeen to pursue her artistic career. After graduating from Parsons School of Design, she worked as graphic designer, illustrator and denim designer. Suzuki started making jewellery in 2009, her original designs are hand-crafted and made in Harlem NYC.The one of a kind pieces are inspired by different cultures from Islamic Art to African sculpture and architecture.
Karema Deodato is a skilled milliner and created Karema Deodato Millinery in 1999. After studying Fashion Design at FIT (Fashion Institute of Technology) in New York City, Deodato was then hired to work at the Metropolitan Opera House as assistant milliner to Janet Linville where she perfected her skills as a hat maker. Deodato is inspired by early 1900’s designers as well as modern techniques and aesthetics. Each piece is made to measure and all hats are hand-blocked, finished using Old World millinery techniques, and often accented with antique trims and findings. Karema Deodato hats have been sold at Barney’s New York, Takashimaya Japan, and other stores across the U.S.
Heike Jarick is a German-born, London-schooled, Milan-trained and globally focused fashion designer living in New York City. She graduated with honors from Central Saint Martins, London before working for notable fashion labels Soprani, Krizia and Trussardi in Milan, and Searle in New York. She also consulted on Work and Friends, a Yohji Yamamoto subsidiary collection in Tokyo. Jarick launched heike in 2015, a contemporary ready-to-wear label based in NYC with a focus on luxury outerwear and knits. She finds inspiration in contemporary art, music and architecture, namely the Bauhaus theory, and uses fabric from Italy and Japan. Heike pieces are often multi-use, multi-purpose and highly versatile, focusing on construction and deconstruction. The brand has featured in international fashion magazines and has been worn by celebrity clients like Halle Berry, Kate Hudson, Shakira and Mandy Moore.
Future Event Times in this Repeating Event Series
february 2, 2019 11:00 amfebruary 3, 2019 10:00 am
(Friday) 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST
FACTION Art Projects
2602 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, NY 10030
FACTION Art Projects2602 Frederick Douglass Boulevard, NY 10030FACTION is a new flexible collective, from the team behind the hugely successful Gallery 8 and Coates & Scarry in London, who in this, their foray into the US, are adapting a unique model for artists and gallerists to work together.