Saturday, September 10, 2011

CoSo Events: Figures in Fashion

On September 8th, the Copley Society of Art kept its doors open late to the public to celebrate its two loves: Fashion and Art. Along with many of the Newbury Street businesses, boutiques, and galleries that participated in Boston’s “Fashion’s Night Out”, Co|So took part in the festivities by hosting “Figures in Fashion,” a figure drawing session of live models wearing the latest fall couture designs.

Daniel Dempster, Tim Neill, and Naima Zakaria sketching

Daniel Dempster and Naima Zakaria discussing their sketches

For the event, the Gallery and Media Coordinators, Alicia and Sarah, donned beautiful cocktail dresses by Cynthia Rowley and posed for an intimate group of Copley artists. While it was the first time either had posed for figure drawing, both staff members enjoyed the new and challenging experience.

Alicia LaTores and Sarah Adams posing for the artists
sketches by Daniel Dempster

Participants and Newbury Street wanderers alike  all enjoyed wine, cheeses from Bacco’s Wine & Cheese and chocolates from Hotel Chocolat , as well as the wonderful new photography exhibit, “Then & Now: The Enduring Allure of Light in Photography”, open for view September 10 with the Members’ Reception to be held September 15th.  

Judith Monteferrante's photograph Sassy, Nude Matured

Thank you to all who came to support the gallery for this vibrant evening of fashion & art!To view more photos, visit our facebook page!

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