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Western Design Conference Artists Announced

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]2011 Artists Announced A record number of applications were received this year. Join us for the WDC Exhibit + Sale, September 8-11 Jackson Hole, Wyoming – May 1, 2011 – The Western Design Conference is the foremost exhibition and celebration of what is happening in the world of Western furniture, fashion, and home …

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Nashville Costume Designer Showing at Western Design Conference

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Famous Nashville Costume Designer Comes to 2011 Western Design Conference Jackson Hole to sparkle with Manuel’s “state series” jackets Jackson Hole, Wyoming – May 13, 2011 – Fashion designer Manuel, also known as the “Rhinestone Rembrandt,” will display his series of jackets sewn in tribute to the 50 states. The “state series” will be …

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Western Design Conference Accepts 114 Artists

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Western Design Conference Accepts 114 Artisans into 2011 Show and Sale Prestigious Jackson Hole juried exhibit and sale draws artists from across U.S. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – June 14, 2011 – The Western Design Conference (WDC) has accepted 114 artists into its juried 2011 event, slated for September 8 – 11 at the …

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Western Design Conference & Manuel’s State Jacket Collection

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Western Design Conference & Manuel’s State Jacket Collection Manuel’s renowned State Jacket Collection will re-emerge from storage for the first time in four years at this year’s Western Design Conference. Jackson Hole, Wyoming – July 12, 2011 – The Collection, a series of red, white and blue studded jackets that represents each of …

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Special guest awards judge: Lloyd E. Herman

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Special guest awards judge: Lloyd E. Herman, Smithsonian crafts specialist, sponsored by Ward + Blake Architects “One of the foremost authorities on America’s contemporary craft movement” Jackson Hole, Wyoming – December 27, 2011 – We are pleased to welcome as our guest awards judge at the 20th Annual Western Design Conference Lloyd E. …

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APPLY NOW for the 2012 WDC Exhibit + Sale

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]APPLY NOW for the 2012 WDC Exhibit + Sale Applications accepted through April 2nd. Don’t miss this great event! Jackson Hole, Wyoming – January 12, 2012 – The Western Design Conference is celebrating 20 years.  Join us September 6-9, 2012 Apply Online NOW! Questions ? Contact: Allison Merritt 307.690.9719 allison@westerndesignconference.com[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_wtr_gallery type=”metro” id_gallery=”5996″ …

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Western Design Conference Lodging & Events Package

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Jackson Hole, Wyoming – March 16, 2012 Western Design Conference Lodging & Events Package starting at $359/pp Jackson Hole Central Reservations is offering an exclusive package deal, including 3 nights lodging in the town of Jackson with continental breakfast, 3 day mid-size car rental and admission into all Western Design Conference events, starting …

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Cowboy bootmaker, Lisa Sorrell to speak

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Cowboy bootmaker, Lisa Sorrell to speak at 2012 WDC Lecture From Prairie Skirts to Cowboy Boots Jackson Hole, Wyoming – December 28, 2011 – Cowboy bootmaker Lisa Sorrell talks about finding her craft, a journey that took her from sewing clothing to learning the art of boot making.  Lisa has won numerous awards …

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2013 Award Winning Artists Announced

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text animate=”none” delay=”0″]Jackson, WY – September 6, 2013 2013 Award Winning Artists Announced – $22,400 in cash prizes awarded annually https://westerndesignconference.com/awards/[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_wtr_wonster_slider effect=”fxPressAway” auto=”false” delay_slide=”1000″ hover_stop=”true”][vc_wtr_wonster_slider_item img=”7148″ overlay_color=”0″ color_bg=”rgba(0,0,0,0.6)” color_l=”#999999″ align=”wtrTextAlignLeft” click_element=”0″ label=”Click me” size=”normal” color=”c_green” corner=”wtrButtonRad” background=”wtrButtonNoTrans” animate_icon=”wtrButtonHoverAnim” color_headline=”#ffffff”][vc_wtr_wonster_slider_item img=”6991″ overlay_color=”0″ color_bg=”rgba(0,0,0,0.6)” color_l=”#999999″ align=”wtrTextAlignLeft” click_element=”0″ label=”Click me” size=”normal” color=”c_green” corner=”wtrButtonRad” background=”wtrButtonNoTrans” animate_icon=”wtrButtonHoverAnim” color_headline=”#ffffff”][vc_wtr_wonster_slider_item img=”6720″ …

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Jackson resident Allison Merritt purchases the Western Design Conference

Jackson, WY – January 6, 2014 After acting as the Events Manager of the Western Design Conference for seven years, Jackson resident Allison Merritt has purchased the Western Design Conference. The Western Design Conference has been one of the most important and well-attended events of the Fall Arts Festival by showcasing preeminent American artists working …

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Western Design Conference on ABCNews.com

Jackson, WY – September 14, 2013 A slideshow of the Western Design Conference and other Jackson Hole highlights was released in the travel section of the national ABCNews.com, creatively linking it to Fashion Week in New York both in timing and its high-end designs. <a title=”ABC News Good Morning America Western Design Feature” href=”http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/cowboys-jet-set-west/story?id=20250704#” target=”_blank”>http://abcnews.go.com/Travel/cowboys-jet-set-west</a> …

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Artist Applications, Apply NOW deadline is April 1st

Jackson, WY – January 1, 2015 The WDC Exhibit + Sale is a COMPETITIVE JURIED EXHIBITION displaying one-of-a-kind functional art. During the Exhibit + Sale handcrafted works in leather, metal, home accents, woodworking, mixed media, jewelry, and fashion will be showcased and sold. Over $17,000 worth of cash awards are given out annually. The energy …

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Western Design Conference in Jackson Hole, WY, Set for September

Cutting-edge decorative arts on display in exhibit and sale with deep Western roots. Jackson, WY – February 25, 2015 – The Western Design Conference (WDC), the world’s leading celebration and exhibition of Western furniture, fashion and accessories, returns to Jackson, Wyo., September 10 – 13, 2015, at the Snow King Events Center. The only event …

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Western Design Conference’s New Website Launches

Western Design Conference’s New and Improved Website Launches September Jackson Hole event celebrating Western style and craft expands reach Jackson Hole, Wyo. – March 26, 2015 – The Western Design Conference (WDC), the only event of its kind, celebrating the best of Western designers and trends, just got better. The popular conference takes place in …

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