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Newport, RI – The Newport Art Museum, in collaboration with The Sandee Saunders Project, is pleased to present FUSION Pop-up Shop featuring a selection of work by fourteen international artists and designers. The Shop will debut Thursday, April 11 from 5 – 7 pm during the Museum’s popular monthly late night event, Art After Dark. It will also open Friday, April 12 through Sunday, April 14 from 12 – 4 pm, and Friday & Saturday, April 19 & 20, from 12 – 4 pm. The Shop is located in the Museum’s Elizabeth Conklin Museum Shop at 76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport.
Featured fashion designers include Esteban Cortazar, Carlos de Moya, ISOUDE by Kate Brierley, Marc Allen and GOMEZ-GRACIA London. The Shop will also feature three jewelry designers: Cara Croninger, Laura Herrera and ULDINE. Tote bags by Midnight Hippie, home décor by Thomas Fuchs, Tesu textiles by Diane Harrison, condiments from Newport Sea Salt, and stationery from artists Kate Hoyt-Psaki and Mary Chatowsky-Jameson will also be featured.
Each item was selected by Sandee Saunders, a fashion curator, life-stylist and collaborist through her brand, The Sandee Saunders Project.
Thursday, April 11 from 5 – 7 pm
Friday, April 12 from 12 – 4 pm
Saturday, April 13 from 12 – 4 pm
Sunday, April 14 from 12 – 4 pm
Friday, April 19 from 12 – 4 pm
Saturday, April 20 from 12 – 4 pm
About Sandee Saunders
Sandee Saunders is a savvy New Yorker with a British Caribbean childhood via the island of Jamaica.
Raised in Brooklyn, NY & bound for the island of Manhattan; She probably discovered she was A born Fashionista from birth; but really acted on it in Junior High. Went to F.I.T where she majored in Fashion Merchandising/Marketing and studied Business Administration at Pace University. She started her career in the Luxury Market at Bergdorf Goodman; & has taken that career Globally; sprinkling her GLAMor Dust From NY, PARIS, Milan, Miami,LA, Buenos Aires & a few stops in between.
She launched her brand THE SANDEE SAUNDERS PROJECT in 2010; where she’s The Creative Director Of a Platform, Showcasing EMERGING DESIGNERS; while Curating & Collaborating with various brands.
Her LADIES (Clients who have become loyal friends) & Gentlemen are a mix of Socialites/Celebrities who look to her to satisfy their LIFE-Style needs.
A year ago she decided to set up home in the Beautifully Preserved “City By The Sea” Of NEWPORT, RI. Visit www.ANewYorkerInNewport.com to learn more.