Melanie Reim, Illustration, was invited to be the artist in residence at Manchester Metropolitan University. She documented the speakers during the university’s annual international student conference “Fashion Forum: Age,” March 6 and 7. The illustrations were printed on banners and hung for exhibition after the event. Other noted guests included Barbara Hulanicki OBE, founder of fashion brand Biba, and Ruari Mahon, head of public relations at Nudie Jeans.
On March 30, Reim spoke at her undergraduate alma mater, University at Buffalo SUNY, delivering a presentation on “Accidental Fashion Illustrators” and served on the jury for “Runway 10,” the graduating senior fashion show.
For more information, contact Reim, 212 217.5828.