E. Vincent Martinez

2010 Teacher Winner

School: Henry W. Grady High School, Fashion Design
Project: The UrbanCouture Collection

Mr. Martinez directs Henry W. Grady High School’s UrbanCouture program, which transforms high school students into Atlanta’s hottest young fashion designers. Mr. Martinez increased the quality of his students’ garments by incorporating industrial sewing machines and a sewing serger into his classroom. This equipment allows students to construct garments made of heavier fabrics, like denim and leather. His students are honored and recognized for their creativity in annual fashion shows

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