2016 Project Run-a-way

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2016 Project Run-a-way November 5, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

On November 5, 2016 WSU SHIFTSPACE will be hosting its’ 9th annual wearable art fundraising event Project Run-A-way at the McKnight Art Center on Wichita State University Campus, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS from 6 – 10 pm. All proceeds benefit student awards and WSU SHIFTSPACE located at 416 S. Commerce. This year, along with School of Art Design and Creative Industries students, Project Run-A-Way is inviting all are high school students, members of the MAKER group within the Wichita community, and alumni to also come forward with their creative endeavors and participate in Project Run-A-Way!

Entertainment featuring emcee comedian Jessica Kay, music performance by Dreamverb feauturing Ryan Windham and Frank Bravo, DJ and performance by Cleme, avant-garde dance by Gavin Myers, group dance performance by the Wichita Swing Dance Society, celebrity judges, appetizers, door prizes.

The categories for entry this year include:
CODED Couture: Artist Response to the current Ulrich Museum / Pratt Institute Wearable Art Exhibition http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=ulrichmuseum&p=/art/exhibitions/coded_couture/

Here MIRO Again: Homage to the Personnages Oiseaux (Bird People) The Joan Miro Mural returns to campus on 10/30/16 http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=ulrichmuseum&p=/art/miroproject

Race for POTUS: Commentary on 2016 Presidential Race. Reference Candidates, Issues, Parties (Election the following Tuesday).

ROCKETED INTO 4D: Utilizes Time, Motion, and/or Performance as the primary medium. Many incorporate the use of Sound, Video or other temporal media.

FRACK THIS!!!! Have Issues with recent Ecological & Environmental DISASTERS. We have a platform to BRING AWARENESS, Educate and CREATE CHANGE.

The Deadline for entry is October 24, 2016!
Those who wish to enter may do so as a group or individual choosing from one of the categories and enter online at ShiftSpaceGallery.com under ENTER RUNAWAY HERE or follow this link –OR- QR CODE.: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScf7TA4h4o6Fd3Ox3fmiZwMJvgxNgDPEkdsTkNLr_wy29NKVw/viewform?c=0&w=1

GRAND PRIZE: Group Exhibition @ ShiftSpace + $200.00
1st Place in each category: Group Art Exhibition @ ShiftSpace + $50.00
As always, we are super excited for all the performances our community has to provide and encourage all to join us in this event. So tell anyone, tell everyone!

Those who wish to purchase tickets to attend the event can do so at the link below:
https://secure.touchnet.com/C21797_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=218

All information may also be found at http://www.shiftspacegallery.com or contact Lisa Rundstrom at [email protected].

Directions to McKNight can be found here:
http://www.wichita.edu/thisis/buildingtour/get_qrcodemap.asp?bc=MK