RAW: natural born artists is an independent arts organization that hand-selects and spotlights independent creatives in visual art, film, fashion, music, hair and makeup artistry, photography, models and performing art.
RAW's mission is to provide up-and-coming artists of all creative realms with the tools, resources and exposure needed to inspire and cultivate creativity so that they might be seen, heard and loved. RAW educates, connects and exposes emerging artists in 22 artistic communities nationwide through monthly showcase events.
RAW events are multi-faceted artistic showcases. Each event features a film screening, musical performance, fashion show, art gallery, performance art and a featured hairstylist and makeup artist. These artists are all local, hand-picked talent, chosen to feature at RAW.
Margaret May, (pictured in short black dress), of Margaret May designs were one of the selected fashion designers. Margaret May creates her line mainly from inspirations of famous architecture designs in London. Margaret May visited London before sketching and designing the clothing line pictured.
Mary Margaret Harris, daughter of Joseph and Vicki Harris of Woodbury, is a model for Margaret May. Pictured: Mary Margaret (second from right) wearing a midnight blue satin ruffle dress.
Mary Margaret is modeling part time, while attending Freed Hardeman University, located in Henderson, TN. Mary is majoring in Business Marketing and plans on owning her own company in Nashville, TN.