It takes a lot of effort to create the fabulous parade of costumes you see on our stages.
Become a Member or Patron and help create an even more spectacular event.
Our Honorary Patron: Todd LynnPhotograph: Irene Scioti
Todd is well-known as a designer to stars like Bono and Mick Jagger. We are very pleased and proud that he has agreed to be our Honourary Patron.
We are delighted to welcome Carole Waller and Mary Wing To as new Honorary Patrons, who together with Todd Lynn will bring us their expertise and experience.
Carole works with colour, light, textiles, glass, dyes and paint - see her work here.
Mary won the World of Wearable Art competition in 2011 and was one of our judges for 2012.
See her work here.
We thank our generous sponsors who have already committed themselves for 2013. You can see who is helping us here. Art Couture is a not-for-profit organisation and registered charity that relies entirely on Members, Patrons and Sponsors for support.
Judie Hill and Libby Graesser are two of the shakers and movers behind the festival, seen here sharing a coffee with Grayson Perry in a rare moment of relaxation.
Why not help? We need lots of volunteers on the day. Contact us now!
50% of your contribution will be used towards essential expenses. You can decide where you would like us to spend the other half.
Payment is through PayPal and can be made with your PayPal account or by credit card. Payments are entirely secure, and simple.
If you prefer, you can download a Member/Patron form here, and pay us by cheque or standing order.
We keep no financial or other personal data. Please see our Privacy statement for full assurance.
If you would like to offer sponsorship, then please contact us. There are many levels that you could get involved, from sponsoring a prize for a winner or providing equipment, to major corporate sponsorship and partnership with Art Couture. Sponsors help us both in kind and with monetary donations.
To see our current list of sponsors for 2013, click here.
We need help on the day of the festival for everything from helping the contestants with their costumes to cleaning the loos! We need help with car parking, programme sales, rubbish clearing and general dogsbodying. If you'd like to be part of the fun, email us.
For donations of £500 or more, you can become a Patron of Art Couture Painswick. Your name will be added to our list of Patrons and you will receive other benefits throughout the year. This can be a one-off donation, or you can complete a standing order to pay the amount in installments over one year.
Complete the form below and we will send them a welcome pack on your behalf