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Fashion Student Featured in Portland’s “PDX Monthly”

By: The Art Institutes

March 4, 2016

V (Vetsourahn) Thongrivong, who is working toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Apparel Design, is featured in “PDX Monthly,” talking about working as an emerging fashion designer and her position as “Miss Northwest Fierce.”

In the story, V explains that she moved from Buffalo, New York, to Portland after learning about the city’s progressive and arts-inspired lifestyle. She also discusses how she uses her title as Miss Northwest Fierce to advocate for the transgender community.

Read the entire story at: http://www.pdxmonthly.com/articles/2016/2/23/how-two-oregon-women-learned-to-find-their-voice

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By: The Art Institutes

March 4, 2016