Fashionable Legacies: Showcasing Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild Wearable Art

  • 26 Jul 2024
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Leepa-Rattner Museum Gallery, 600 E Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

Fashionable Legacies:

Showcasing Tampa Bay Surface Design Guild

Wearable Art

Date: Friday, July 26, 2024  

Time: 6:00 refreshments 7:00 for the Show

Location: Leepa-Ratner Museum Gallery @ St. Petersburg College, 600 E Klosterman Road, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

In this Fashion Show we will share the best examples of our Guild’s creative use of sewing, embellishing, weaving, stenciling, screen and block printing, hand-dyeing, beading, embroidering and more, on clothing, jewelry, hats, and bags of all types and sizes. Designs for women, men and children. You may include work already shown at our 2022 or 2023 SDG member shows.

FASHION SHOW - Leepa-Rattner will:

- Provide the Interactive Gallery with seating for 120 and an elevated runway, sound system, lighting, and dressing area.

- Sara Felice will narrate the show.

- Produce a program without listing prices.

- Our work cannot be sold by Leepa-Rattner - it must be sold by the artist. Your email address will be listed in the program for customers to contact you.

- Leepa-Rattner will provide the refreshments for the Fashion Show. 

- Leepa-Rattner will charge an entrance fee for the Fashion Show.

FASHION SHOW - TBSDG members will:

- Model their fashions themselves or request that June Colburn find a model for your clothing and accessories.

- Provide long mirrors, make-up mirrors, 3-4 clothing racks and 2 irons and ironing boards. If you can help with any of these, please let June know.

- Each member can enter as many pieces as they want. No size limitation or limitation on date made. This is your opportunity to show your best work.

- Email jpgs of your work by June 14 to (phone photos are fine)

- You will be notified by June 24th if you have been juried into the show.

- Email description of your accepted work to June Colburn at by June 28.

- Turn in all work at the July 8 TBSDG meeting ONLY if you will not be in town. Please let June Colburn know. Your work should be covered in an old pillow case, sheet, or dry cleaning bag, with packing list from the TBSDG website attached.

- You must deliver your work to Leepa-Rattner by the first rehearsal date. Probably the week of the show.

- Shoes and accessory clothing will be decided at the dry run rehearsal. 

- Send out e-vites & invitations to your mailing lists.

- Your work will be ready for pick up at the end of the Fashion Show.  If you can’t pick your work up please arrange for someone else to do it.

Exhibition Calendar:

Friday, June 14, 2024          Email jpgs as per Submission Guidelines to 


Monday, June 24, 2024       Notification of selection

Friday, June 28, 2024          Email descriptions of juried entries to                                                           

Monday, July 8, 2024          Turn in work to July TBSDG meeting if you can’t                                                   take to Leepa-Rattner

XXX, July XX & XX, 2024    2 Dress rehearsals

Friday, July 26, 2024           Pick up work after Show 

Submission Guidelines

Email jpgs of your work by June 14 (phone photo is fine) to

Label jpgs of Your Work:

         Artist Last Name_Name of Work_full.jpg 

         OR Artist Last Name_Name of Work_detail.jpg 

List for each piece in the email:  

          Artist's name

          Title of the artwork


          Credit line (permission to use others photograph in artwork).



          Will you be modeling your clothing yourself? If not, include the size of clothing and model required. Women, men, or children.


TBSDG Show Committee – June Colburn and Sarah Butz

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