On Saturday, October 21st from 12 – 4 PM, join us for a Fashion & Art Fair showcasing immigrant, refugee, diasporic, BIPOC designers and artists of color. This event is in partnership with Abundance of Youth, an agency uplifting creatives of marginalized identities, and is a part of Oakland Style Week.
Come spend the afternoon with us and do some holiday shopping for your loved ones while supporting local independent creators of color.
Plus, check out our current exhibition, Dots: The Tale of Unity by Romina Zabihian!
(More vendors to be announced soon!)
|Abundance of Youth (@a.oy___) is a creative agency established in California by Fatuma Fadhil and Noun Abdelaziz in 2022. AOY shelters creatives with different mediums of art from international and local cities. This agency presents a space for creatives through global expansion while enhancing strategies for artistic community collaboration. AOY will be displaying hoodies from the recent FW’23 line launch, alongside two creative designers that will be exhibiting their designer pieces.||Deathtoheartbreaks (@deathtoheartbreaks), made up of Isiah and Elijah McClinton, has been able to create Luxury Accessory Wear (LAW) as well as build community and to create with other artists alike. They have hosted LA Fashion Week, have had Converse collaborations, as well have been in numerous stores across the United States that has been able to propel them to partner with the app called Mesh. They have also been selected to be a part of AOY’s showcase in San Diego this year!|
|zuberi studios (@zuberistudios) is founded by sarah zuberi. sarah zuberi is an indian american designer based in san francisco, ca. zuberi studios is a slow fashion brand which was established in 2020. the brand aims to the challenge traditional wear, and is heavily inspired by south asian roots and the movement of modesty. they wanted to make pieces that can be worn in a multiplicity of ways can be dressed up or down while including a masculine wear to the attire. zuberi studios is known for their “one of none” movement which aims to move away from fast fashion and waste by creating one size for each piece. everything is custom and handmade by sarah herself.||Cadena y Rosas is a Colombian brand inspired by the endless beauty of the human body, the shapes of nature and the metaphor of infinite in rings. Celebrating the polarity between softness and roughness, a universe of amulets is born based on the simplest but strongest power of human nature, sensuality. Using stainless steel, silver-plated materials and chainmail ancient technique, Cadena y Rosas pieces are meticulously handcrafted creating an exquisite esthetic honoring the relationship of body and ornaments.|
|Valerie Win Liu (@valerie.liu) is a Burmese-Chinese-American Artist, Illustrator, and Designer based in the Bay Area. They like to work with a variety of colors and mediums: gouache, mixed media, sculpture, upcycled materials, digital tools, and more. In their work, Liu likes to explore themes such as Joy, Humor, Curiosity, and Discovering ways to encourage/spotlight self-expression. Valerie will be selling prints and stickers!|
Absurdistan (@absurdistan_), also known as Arina Sarwari-Stadnyk, is an artist who will be selling linocut block prints that celebrate queer ancestry, diasporic joy, refugee voices, and connection to motherland. Each block print comes with a poem or piece of creative writing.
|KMLove (@embody.u) is the artist and designer name she goes by for her work. She is also a biracial Filipina and White, whose work mainly consists of fashion design and artworks of various mediums—sharing her love of arts and learning ways to become a better, sustainable designer!||S.C.A.R.S.Art (Strength, Courage, And Resilience of the Soul) (@scars.art.heals) is a multifaceted platform that encourages healing and community connection through art, dance, poetry, storytelling, cross cultural exchange, film, herbalism, and holistic practices. They will be selling original artwork on apparel, herbal body salves, and balms.|
ARTogether Center abides by the COVID-19 safety regulations set by the city of Oakland. At this time, we are not requiring masks indoors, although masks and COVID-19 tests will be available on site. If you are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms, or test positive for COVID-19, please do not attend this event for the health and safety of others.
ARTogether Center is located on the ground level and there are two entrance doors accessible from the sidewalk. There are two accessible bathrooms on the ground level of the building, each with a single stall and an accessible stall. Please reach out to email@example.com with your needs.