IMAGINE - A night of art, fashion and enjoyment. Come meet stars from Project Runway and see the work of exciting new artists and designers.

Kick off Labor Day Weekend at Imagine!

Coming Soon! Imagine!

If you're interested in any of the many disciplines of design, then this gala event taking event place on Friday, August 29th is the place to be! Hosts Nick Verreos and Sweet P. will give the Northwest's leading industry professionals lifetime achievement awards. The recipients of the lifetime achievement awards will be kept secret and announced the evening of the event. sweet p

Imagine! will showcase a  multi-disciplinary approach to design and include the exhibition and work of students from the Academy's digital arts, interior design and fashion design programs.  The doors will open at 7:00pm with a media presentation of student work in the digital arts at 7:15pm. The fashion show will start at 8:30pm on site at the Tukwila campus under canopies and in tents in the same style as the celebrated Fashion Week in New York City.  Bravo TV's Project Runway Celebrity Designers Nick Verreos and Sweet P. will host the fashion show. Throughout the evening, an interior design exhibit will be on display. A special VIP Reception and charity silent auction will cap the evening.

This year's charity partner and recipient of all the proceeds from the silent auction is the Face, Heart and Mind Foundation. Founded in 2002 by Dr. Henri P. Gaboriau, Director of Sammamish Center for Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, and Jim Silsby, Director of Development for Boys and Girls Town of Missouri, the Face, Heart and Mind Foundation provides reconstructive plastic surgery and mental health counseling to children without access to the resources necessary for physical and psychological recovery. The purpose of the Face, Heart and Mind Foundation is to provide the comprehensive healing experience necessary for victims of abuse to live full, happy and productive lives. Donated items for the auction include work from students, sponsors, and local vendors. http://www.faceheartmindfoundation.org.

Past events sponsored by Academy-Seattle have attracted more than 700 attendees.  The same level of participation is expected this year. The event is open to the public. Tickets are on sale and are available online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/38366. Admission fees are Students $20, General $25, VIP $50.  Select members of the press are invited to attend at no cost.