And the Winner of the Cydney Payton Design Challenge Is...

Museum of Contemorary Art/Denver director and curator Cydney Payton made her final choices in the Cydney Payton Design Challenge, in which eight designers from the Tamarac Square Fashion Project sketched her a “museum-opening oufit” (appropriate since the new MCA building opens this fall). Payton considered both the artistic and stylistic nature of the sketches, and after a lot of deliberating chose:

Runners up: Mona Lucero and Jose Clark

Winner: Tricia Hoke

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