ANNOUNCING THE NATIONAL WINNERS OF THE ART INSTITUTES PASSION FOR FASHION COMPETITION 2012
This Art Institutes schools are pleased to announce Mary Lum of Cornelius, Oregon and Jessica Lazarus of Boca Raton, Florida as the grand prize winners of The 2012 Passion for Fashion Scholarship Competition. The competition, sponsored by The Art Institutes, provides the opportunity for fashion-savvy teens throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico to submit an entry to compete for the chance to earn up to a half-tuition scholarship to study Fashion Design or Fashion Marketing & Merchandising and Fashion Retail Management.
Lum’s “Vintage to Runway” evening gown entry takes the Victorian Era to the edge. Her dress has 19th century underpinnings that convert into an innovative urban eveningwear garment made out of an exceptionally lightweight microfiber taffeta. As grand prize winner in the Fashion Design category, Lum earns a half-tuition scholarship to study at The Art Institute of Portland.
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