© 2017 Adam Arnold

Adam Arnold, Designer

Ready to Wear & Made to Measure

By appointment

1110 NW Flanders street, suite 204, Portland, OR 97209 

503.234.1376

adam@adam-arnold.com

From my studio in northwest Portland, I design and create my line of clothing for men and women. My garments are known for their clean lines, tailored silhouettes, timeless appeal, and impeccable fit. Drawing inspiration from many sources, I create sophisticated clothing with an inventive spirit.

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Education

Pacific Northwest College of Art, 1991

Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Associate Arts, 1996

Work/Experience

Adam Arnold Studio, Owner/Designer

        Seattle, Washington, 1998 - 2002

        Portland Oregon, 2002 - present

Designing, patternmaking, cutting, and manufacturing ready to wear and made to measure garments for a clientele.

Managing a showroom, Producing independant fashion shows

 

Pacific Northwest College of Art, PT Faculty

          Portland, Oregon, 2019

Koret of California, Associate Designer

        San Francisco, CA, 1996 - 1998

 

Collaborations

Oregon Ballet Theater, BringingOutsideIn, 2019, The Lost Dance, 2012

Seattle Art Museum, YSL: The Perfection of Style, 2016

Portland Art Museum, Italian Style: Fashion Since 1945, 2015

Museum of Contemporary Craft, Fashioning Cascade, 2014

Schoolhouse Electric Supply, 2011

Speaking

PNCA Lunchtime Lectures, 2019

Creative Mornings, Shock, 2015

Portland Art Museum, Artist Talks, 2013

Back Fence, Storytelling, 2009 - 2015

Community

Project Grow, OCAC, 2015

Portland Art Museum, Style Tours, 2015

Mentor

        Oregon College of Arts and Crafts AC+D, 2014

        Catlin Gabel High School, 2010 - 2015

        Art Institute of Portland, 2003 - 2011

Girls, Inc., Power of the Purse, 2011

OPB, PBS, Oregon Art Beat, 2002

 

Awards

Willamette Week, Best of, 2010 - 2014

Portland Fashion and Style Awards, Best Male Designer, 2015, 2016

 

Drawing inspiration from many sources, I have built a dedicated clientele. My skill and esteem as a designer and creator of clothing has garnered me collaborations with the Portland Art Museum, Contemporary Craft Museum, and Oregon Ballet Theater. My garments are known for their clean lines, tailored silhouettes, timeless appeal, and impeccable construction.