Tuesday, 3 May 2011
Amelia's Compendium of Fashion Illustration on Tour at Soma Gallery
We are really pleased to have been invited by Amelia to host one of the Book Tour events here at Soma. Local tea company Lahloo will be providing delicious teas for the event.
Amelia Gregory of Amelia’s Magazine will be visiting Soma Gallery in Bristol as part of the #ACOFI Book Tour on on Thursday 26th May, from 6-10pm.
Please do join us for an informal talk about the creation of Amelia’s Compendium of Fashion Illustration, the rise of eco fashion, illustration process and social media for creatives, followed by an official book signing and chance for fellow creatives to network whilst enjoying complimentary organic juices from Juiceology, fine teas from Lahloo and yummy baked goods. On purchase of books there will also be the opportunity to take part in a personal portfolio crit with Amelia Gregory, which will continue into the next day. Keep an eye on Twitter @ameliagregory for updates on the #ACOFI hashtag. Free to attend but please book in advance at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Other dates: Tatty Devine in Covent Garden, London on Tues 10th May, Fruitmarket in Edinburgh on Tues 17th May, Castor and Pollux in Brighton on Tues 24th May, Oxford Comma in Oxford on Weds 25th May, Tatty Devine in Brick Lane, London on Tues 7th June.
"Champions the art form and gives a thorough insight into working practices... and it looks stunning, which is not a suprise considering the calibre of the work included." Design Week
"Beautiful and informative as each interview and feature takes you on a personal journey, understanding where each artist and designer get their inspiration from and why ethical fashion is important to them." Ecouterre
"A coffee-table book with a difference... perfect for dipping in and out of for both artistic and fashion inspiration." The Young Creatives
ACOFI at Soma Facebook page
Lahloo tea website
Amelia's Magazine website
More to be announced in the coming weeks. Hopefully see you there!
EDIT - Bristol based Harts Bakery are now providing home baked iced bicuits, gingerbread hearts & custard creams! Visit their website here.