What You’ll Do
The realm of fashion has few boundaries, and artist Mark Mitchell represents that philosophy fully, having delved into everything from costume making for the theater to elegant evening wear and even to exquisite burial work. Visit his home studio for coffee, tea, or sparkling water before getting an inside look at Mark’s latest pieces and hearing about his incredible path inside the fashion industry. Throughout the tour, ask questions about hand sewing, technique, and Mark’s innovative approach to design before heading downstairs to continue the conversation and enjoy his famous homemade Bundt cake.
Meet a Master Garment Maker
Mark Mitchell is the subject of an award-winning short documentary and has upcoming features in Dinosaur Magazine and Surface Design Association Journal
Get an Exclusive Studio Tour
See stunning clothing from Mark’s studio, ask questions, and enjoy snacks and drinks during a fashionably intimate evening
Each event is capped at 8 participants; each event requires a minimum of 4 participants in order to take place.
Artist and Fine Garment Maker
Equipped with a background in costume and fashion design, Mark Mitchell is one of the most innovative artists on the scene, creating and exhibiting intricately designed, hand-detailed burial garments. Today Mark enjoys a flourishing career, having been named “Seattle’s Best Womenswear Designer” in 2013 by Seattle Weekly and several “Best of Seattle” nods from Seattle Magazine—but his personal background is one of triumphs and tribulations, and he infuses his inspiring love of life and transformation into all of his artwork. Mark is the subject of an award-winning short film, recently premiered “Mark Mitchell: Burial” at the Frye Art Museum in an exhibition of nine handmade silk ensembles, and has been featured in dozens of publications such as City Arts Magazines, Vanguard Seattle, and The Stranger.
Where You’ll Meet
The event will be held at a Capitol Hill residence. The exact address will be shared after purchase.
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