The Art Institute of Portland Fashion Students Wins FashioNXT Emerging Designer Competition

By: The Art Institutes

October 20, 2015

(Portland, October 2015)  The Art Institute of Portland recently had two students compete in the high profile fashion event, FashioNXT UpNXT Competition, a local Portland runway competition which highlights emerging fashion designers. Out of all applicants, only four designers were juried to be able to compete, and two were from The Art Institute of Portland. 

The two students that were selected to compete are both in the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program in Apparel Accessory Design were:

German Madrigal: Expected to graduate in Spring 2016.  German was the winner of the competition.

Shea Wilcox: Expected graduation Fall 2015.

Here are some links to the press that he received:

Portland Monthly

The Portland Mercury

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By: The Art Institutes

October 20, 2015