Friday, May 27, 2011

Designer: Angela Messina and Model: Haden Wiley

Designer: Angela Messina and Model: Haden Wiley

Angela Messina is an artist, clothing designer, and musician. She was educated at St. Andrew's Sewanee School and Rhodes College but her arts education in fiber arts and surface design was at Memphis College of Art. Angela currently works at Halcyon Books, a tiny independent bookstore specializing in underground comics, magazines, pamphlets, graphic novels and books. Since 2004, she also has also worked at Granny Square Galler and Clothing.

Angela is a seamstress, painter, home stager; has designed, manufactured and installed custom made drapery, window treatments, and bedding. In addition, Angela works as a art director for video production, set design, and album covers.

Angela's permanent installations and murals are at Third Man Records on 6th Ave. South and Merchants Restaurant on Broadway.

She can be reached at

25 year-old Nashville native, Haden Wiley is currently pursuing her MBA at Belmont University’s Jack C. Massey School of Business with an emphasis in Finance. Haden also currently works for Wiley Bros.-Aintree, Capital, LLC. as an Administrative Assistant.

Haden enjoys volunteering with various non-profit organizations in Nashville, and is currently co-chair of the 2011 Wine & Swine Event supporting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, and is also auction co-chair for Harvest Moon Ball supporting the Second Harvest Food Bank. Haden also enjoys traveling in her spare time; most recently she traveled to Cape Town South Africa with her MBA class and went on a safari, and dove with Great White sharks. Haden also enjoys designing invitations, and working on her design blog My Pink House.

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