The Fueled Fashion & Art Gala showcases Houston’s energy industry through an artistic and innovative display of fashion and design.


Houston is the energy capital of the world encompassing every aspect of the industry from oil and gas to power and renewables.  The Fueled Fashion & Art Gala  will showcase how the energy industry impacts and intertwines with every aspect of our diverse city.  From professional sports teams, hotels and restaurants, the aerospace and medical industries, construction, technology, art and fashion…and so many more!

THE GEORGE THEATER 5420 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

The Fueled Fashion & Art Gala is a showcase of the energy industry through artistic design and innovation.  Fashion designers will have the opportunity to submit unique and wearable art.  Artists will have the opportunity to use various art mediums to create unique table centerpieces, wall art and backdrops.  All designs and art must incorporate aspects of the energy industry.

The entire city will have the opportunity to participate in preliminary judging through social media.  Final judging for fashion designs, table centerpieces, wall art and backdrops will take place at the gala April 7, 2020.  Fashion designs will be judged on the runway by our esteemed judges.

All final designs and art pieces will be auctioned at the gala with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the non-profit organizations Oilfield Helping Hands and nonPareil Institute. 



Joy is an award-winning journalist, speaker, author and leader.  As the Houston Chronicle fashion and beauty editor, she covers fashion, beauty, fitness and other lifestyle topics and is one of a handful of full-time fashion editors at major newspapers around the country.



Meet the event’s fashion and artistic design finalists and mingle with some of Houston’s finest!  The reception will begin with red carpet entry complete with photo, video and media coverage. Participants are encouraged to be a part of the event by attending in MET Gala style costumes that also incorporate aspects of the energy industry. 

Benefitting OHH and nonPareil Institute

A portion of the auction proceeds will benefit Oilfield Helping Hands (OHH) and nonPareil Institute (nP).

Oilfield Helping Hands was established in Houston in 2003 as a nonprofit charitable organization.  It helps oilfield families with financial assistance in times of crisis.

nonPareil Institute is a post-secondary, not-for-profit, digital technology and vocational training program for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

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