Good news: The Register-Guard is in fashion. Metmorphose, of course.
Good news: The Register-Guard is in fashion. Metmorphose, of course.
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Metamorphose: Artistic Accomplices

This transformation of canvass was named Judges' Choice, winning $100 for artist Mike Yeager.

Metamorphose challenged artists of all ages to be inspired by works that didn't sell at St. Vinnie's, or were rejected from the get-go. Amazing things came of it! Adult artists Alina Padilla-Miller and Mike Yager took home $100 prizes in Viewers' Choice and Judges' Choice, respectively. Viewers' Choice $50 prizes in the youth category went to, starting with 1st: Willow Chester, Julia Scher and Hannah Alvis. Winners in Judges' Choice, in order: Willow Chester, Marston Scher, Haylin Alvis. Another $50 each! Congratulations to these and all the artists who made Metamorphose a true Earth Day celebration. 


Metamorphose Fashions By Digital Latte

Metamorphose designers and event co-organizer Mitra Chester.

Earlier this spring our Metamorphose designers descended upon a pile of textile remnants that had been recycled by the San Francisco garment district, and other art accessories that didn't -- or wouldn't -- necessarily sell in St. Vinnie's stores. Here is a sampling of the images by Rob and Tracy Sydor of Digital Latte.

First Place Helps Homeless Families. Your Turn.

Economic recovery aside, many families with children continue to struggle financially and lose their housing. In Eugene-Springfield, they are not on their own because First Place Family Center is there to help turn things around. Please be there for First Place. Picnic Supper is May 14. Invite family, friends and coworkers. Prepare a meal and enjoy Divisi. Everybody benefits.

Awe Unfolds At Metamorphose

Designer Sierah Edwards and model Breanne Vern walk the runway a final time at Metamorphose.

A starts Art, Adoration and Amazing, which makes Metamorphose a triple A event for 2015. A standing-room-only crowd packed the back room of Oregon Wine Lab, surrounded by works of art chosen and re-created by artists of all ages. Persian-style rugs split the venue, forming a colorful runway for the display of fashions created by local designers using textile scraps from the San Francisco fashion district.