2013-14 Satellite and Statewide Runway Exhibition “Costume Couture”

Kaiser CarolineThe Teen Stylin’: Costume Couture Satellite and Statewide Runway Exhibition, held on Dec 7, 2013, featured wearable works of art from 18 designers in grades 6 – 12. Students represented 23 schools in the McLean and Virginia Beach areas and cities and counties throughout the state. The grand prize winners, Lauren DusseauCaroline Kaiser and Mia Rickenbach, received a two-night trip to New York City and a congratulatory dinner courtesy of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.

View a slideshow of all participants

Teen Stylin’ Designers

Haley Brown | Lynnhaven Middle School | Grade 8
Design Title:Lemon Burst
VMFA Inspiration: Lemons May 16 1984, by Donald Sultan
20th Century Galleries | Level 2
6-8 Winner: Best Use of Alternative Materials and Creative Construction
 
Daisy Chapin | Spring Hill Elementary School | Grade 6
Design Title: Untitled 
VMFA Inspiration: Pair of Bracelets with Cabochon Agates, 4th century Byzantine
European Galleries | Level 2

Kendle Chappelle | Kings Fork High School | Grade 10
Design Title: Untitled
VMFA Inspiration: Rolling, by Adolph Gottlieb
20th Century Galleries | Level 2

Riley Cutler | Rachel Carson Middle School | Grade 8
Design Title: A Golden Glimpse
VMFA Inspiration: Model of a Town, 15th century French
European Galleries | Level 2

Lauren Dusseau | St. Anne’s-Belfield School | Grade 10
Design Title: Rain Drops Keep Fallin’
*Modeled by Elly Easter
VMFA Inspiration: Autumn Mountains in Imitation of Wang Yuanqi, by Wu Yunlai
East Asian Galleries | Level 2
9-12 Winner: Best Use of Alternative Materials and Creative Construction

Emma Gilmore | Cooper Middle School | Grade 8
Design Title: Temple
VMFA Inspiration: Steeped, by Robert Pruitt
21st Century Galleries | Level 2

Alicia Gonzalez | Spring Hill Elementary School | Grade 6
Design Title: Entitled
VMFA Inspiration: Blue Interior: Giverny (The Red Ribbon), by Frederick Carl Frieseke
American Galleries | Level 2
6-8 Winner: Best Interpretation of an Artwork

Zachary Hatgimisios | Indian River High School | Grade 12
Design Title: Those Who Are Not Celebrated
*Modeled by Breanna MacCubbin
VMFA Inspiration: Seated Figure, 3rd-7th century Remojadas
Pre-Columbian Galleries | Level 2

Caroline Kaiser | Green Run Collegiate School | Grade 9
Design Title: Willem van Heythuysen
*Modeled by Kendra Goode
VMFA Inspiration: Willem van Heythuysen, by Kehinde Wiley
21st Century Galleries | Level 2
Winner: Best in Show
 
Grace Kim | Princess Anne High School | Grade 12
Design Title: Queen of All Suits
*Modeled by Stephanie Zazzera
VMFA Inspiration: Four Queens, by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh
Art Nouveau Galleries | Level 3
 
Tory Lynch | The Madeira School | Grade 12
Design Title: Through Rose Colored Glass
VMFA Inspiration: Window, by Georges de Feure
Art Nouveau Galleries | Level 3

Jenna McFadden | Princess Anne Middle School | Grade 6
Design Title: Cameroon Queen
VMFA Inspiration: Bushcow Mask and Feather Costume, African, Bamum Culture
African Galleries | Level 2
 
Mia Rickenbach | Chantilly High School | Grade 11
Design Title: Imposing the Shadow of a Doubt
*Modeled by Anna Bowers
VMFA Inspiration: Landscape with Cephalus and Procris, by Alexander Keirincx
European Galleries | Level 2
9-12 Winner: Best Interpretation of an Artwork
 
Becca Rios | Potomac Falls High School | Grade 11
Design Title: Discord
VMFA Inspiration: Portrait of a Girl, by Erastus Salisbury Field American Galleries | Level 2
 
Diana Tsoy | Chantilly High School | Grade 12
Design Title: Untitled
VMFA Inspiration: Fragment of a Mythological Papyrus Scroll, 10th-8th century BC, Egyptian, Theban
Egyptian Galleries | Level 2
9-12 Runner Up: Best Interpretation of an Artwork
 
Cassie Williamson | Appomattox Regional Governor’s School
Grade 10
Design Title: Elevate
VMFA Inspiration: BA-DA-AH-CHON-DU (He Who Outjumps All); A Crow Chief on Horseback, by George Catlin
American Galleries | Level 3
9-12 Runner-Up: Best Use of Alternative Materials and Creative Construction
Summer Williamson | Pocahontas Middle School | Grade 6
Design Title: What Lies Beneath
VMFA Inspiration: Allegory of Marital Fidelity, by Jan Miense Molenaer
European Galleries | Level 2


Lainey Wood | St. Anne’s-Belfield School | Grade 12
Design Title: Gothic Glitterati
VMFA Inspiration: Punch Bowl with Three Ladles, by Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company
Art Nouveau Galleries | Level 3
*Designers are wearing their own creations unless otherwise noted
Teen Stylin’ 2013: Costume Couture was generously supported in part by RBC Wealth Management and Diane Cox Basheer and B. William Basheer.