Here you will find all of the necessary information needed for your 2018 Wearable Art Gala Experience!
A limited number of hotel rooms have been reserved minutes away from the Alexandria Ballroom.
To book a hotel room, please visit the following link by JANUARY 30, 2018.
JW Marriott ($359.00 per night plus tax and fees)
DEADLINE FOR ROOM BOOKINGS: JANUARY 30, 2018
ROOMS MUST BE RESERVED BY JANUARY 30, 2018
2018 Gala Sponsor Ads – Deadline February 20, 2018
Include your Business Advertisement or Congratulatory Ad to our honorees in our Limited Edition Commemorative Gala Program Book !
This year, the Gala pays tribute to Gloria Carter and Beyoncé Knowles-Carter.
Gloria Carter is the inaugural recipient of the Everyday People Award. Ms. Carter co-founded the Shawn Carter Foundation with her son,
JAY-Z, with the mission of helping individuals who face socio-economic hardships to further their education at post secondary institutions.
To submit your ad, please follow the steps below:
- Step One: See ad size and pricing options to select your congratulatory ad. Click here to read AD Specs
- Step Two: Submit your message via email to Cicley@wacotheatercenter.com
- Step Three: Complete your payment at the link below.
Deadline for all messages, original artwork and payment is February 20, 2018
DONATE TO OUR AUCTION
Wearable Art Gala Silent & Live Auction! March 17th, 2018
Richard Lawson, President
Richard has had a long and distinguished career as an actor and master teacher that spans almost 5 decades. Read More …
Tina Knowles Lawson, Vice-President
Tina is a Fashion Designer who has been featured in a slew of publications including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper’s Bazaar, L’official, InSyle, and Sports Illustrated Read More …
Babe Evans, Gala Committee
Babe Evans career in theatre spans 40 years and includes acting, producing and children’s theatre. She served as the president of the Burbage Theatre Company . Read More…
Jo-An Turman, Gala Committee
Jo-An Turman is the Vice President of Entertainment Industry Partnerships and Real Estate Broker for Habitat for Humanity of Read More…
Mai Lassiter, Gala Committee
Mai Lassiter has actively supported a variety of charitable organizations as a board member, volunteer and fundraiser. Read More…
Kawanna Brown, Gala Committee
Kawanna Brown is Chief Operating Officer of Magic Johnson Enterprises, the hub of all Magic Johnson businesses. Read More …
Robi Reed, Gala Committee
Robi Reed is an Emmy Award Winning casting director and producer with 30 plus years of experience in the entertainment industry. Read More …
Lela Rochon Fuqua, Gala Committee
Lela Rochon is an American actress and producer known for such films as The Chamber, Gang Related, Knock Off, Why Do Fools Fall in Love Read More …
Cheryl D. Creuzot , Gala Committee
Cheryl D. Creuzot is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Wealth Development Strategies, L.P. She is currently a trustee of the University of Houston Foundation Read more…
WEARABLE ART DESIGNER & STYLIST DIRECTORY
GROOM by Octavius Terry-Sims