This scholarship awards one senior candidate the opportunity to attend a 13-week shoe pattern making and prototyping course at the prestigious ARSUTORIA School in Milan, Italy.
The scholarship covers free tuition and is valued at $11,700, in addition to accommodation at the ARSUTORIA residence valued at $5,000, and round trip airfare, for a total value over $17,500. The training program runs from August – November 2016.
Chelsea won the 13 week Footwear Pattern Making and Prototyping Course at ARSUTORIA School in Milan, Italy, plus accommodation and travel.Learn More
Alice won the opportunity to attend the ARSUTORIA School intensive 5-day workshop on footwear fundamentals and “The Art of Traditional Shoemaking”. This course is held in New York City, together with other industry professionals and is valued at $2500.
Alice also received the E-Learning online training program which focuses on shoemaking and technical aspects and is valued at $600.Learn More
Isabella also won the opportunity to attend the ARSUTORIA School intensive 5-day workshop on footwear fundamentals and “The Art of Traditional Shoemaking” and the E-Learning online training program.Learn More
At the FFANY opening night event held at Bryant Park Grill on June 6th during market week, the winners were presented their awards with many in the footwear industry in attendance. Left photo: Joe Moore and Wendi Sani present to 1st place winner Chelsea Fu.
CATCHING UP WITH 2015 SCHOLARSHIP WINNER – HIDEKI SATO:
Hideki joined this year’s winners to celebrate their achievements. Upon completing the course at Arsutoria school in 2015, Hideki was hired as a full time designer at André Assous and recently returned from factory visits to Spain & Italy for the brand. “I am so grateful to work for André and I am learning about the shoe industry everyday. I credit the Joseph C. Moore Arsutoria School Scholarship opening the way for me” – Hideki Sato.Learn About Hideki's Sutoria Experience
Joseph C. Moore Former president - FFANY
Anna Bakst President, Shoes and Accessories - Michael Kors
Wendy Sani Sr. Director, International Course Development - Ars Sutoria
Keith Brown President, Private Label Brands - Camuto Group
Jim Gabriel President, Footwear - Global Brands Group