This Saturday, prepare to indulge your curiosity with Jennifer Sutton’s Art Meso | Carnaval Couture with her co-hosts Renee Rayles, Maurice Chevalier, Armelia Cartier, & Madison James.
“Art Meso is an international Fashion and Art Exhibition sought after for its unique collision of high fashion runway productions and revolutionary human art exhibits. These two elements are fused together to create an unforgettable experience."
Reneé Rayles is a television host, award winning author and life coach. As a media personality she has hosted a variety of television shows including: Atlanta Mom, Gem Shopping Network, Southern Football, Coming Home, and Atlanta Living. In 2008 she was chosen by Jezebel Magazine as One of the Ten Most Beautiful Atlantans. Reneé enjoys serving as a red carpet host to several philanthropic organizations in the Atlanta area.
Maurice Chevalier is an American born actor, producer and formal model. Maurice Chevalier has worked for such clients as Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein, and Just Cavali. He's walked in hundreds of runway shows for names like Gucci, D&G and Christian Dior and done editorials for Cosmopolitan, Maxim, and Redbook. He is currently starring in the recent movie Operator (2015) with Luke Goss and Michael Paré in Operator ( 2015)
Armelia Cartier is a speaker, poet, actress, and an entertainment strategist. Her community involvement, dedication to service, and volunteerism has presented opportunities for Armelia to be recognized for her outstanding contributions to Atlanta. She was awarded the "Starfish Mentor" award in December 2015 by Positive Growth, Inc. In September 2015 she was recognized as a "Rising In Community Excellence" nominee. She was awarded Solid Rock Ministries' "God's Triumphant Soldier Award’’ (2015). She has been honored with "Community Service Awards" from both Positive American Youth (P.A.Y., USA) (2014) and Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless (2014). She was presented with a "Letter of Commendation" (2014) from the Consulate General of Haiti for her work with women. She was the recipient of the MBK Media/Rolling Out Magazine's "Humanitarian Award"(2013). She has also been named in the Atlanta Tribune (2013) for her role as a mentor. And in an effort to strengthen her core leadership abilities Armelia participated in a 7-week training course with Coca-Cola where she received a certificate of Operational Excellence (2012) upon completion.
Madison James is an On Air Personality of WSB –FM B 98.5 radio station, Atlanta’s top-rated afternoon drive show on radio. She is a featured reporter for the syndicated entertainment magazine “Hot Topics" seen in Atlanta, Charlotte, NC and Orlando and the host of WSB –TV’s ‘460’. She’s also a featured contributor to the Atlanta Journal Constitution where she does a weekly video blog providing easy fitness, nutritional and healthy lifestyle tips.
Madison has been featured in Atlanta Magazine and graced the cover of Best Self Atlanta for the “What’s Hot for 2014” issue and as a contributor. She’s the spokesperson for New Balance of Atlanta and KIND Healthy Snacks, and the Fitness Ambassador for the Atlanta Beltline. Last year Madison became an Ambassador of Komen Atlanta and was recently named Chairwoman of the Sisters of Promise group working to change breast cancer outcomes in Atlanta for African American women. She’s hosted Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration and is the current voice for the park helping their upcoming 20th anniversary.
Art Meso . Carnaval Couture . Saturday . May 21 . 7pm . W Downtown Atlanta . Make A Wish Foundation . For tickets https://www.freshtix.com/events/artmeso www.artmeso.com