Micaela Fowler Croteau models "Lady of the Wood," a wooden dress created by David Walker, during the Wearable Art Show in February at Centennial Hall. The piece won first place the first night of the show and second place the next day. Walker won top prize last week at the 2009 Montana World of Wearable Art Awards show in Wellington, New Zealand. Walker was a third time entrant in the show,which is in its 21st year. This year 165 garments were displayed, with entries from New Zealand and 10 other countries. A full profile of Walker and his creation will appear in Monday's Empire.
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