Kevin Knaus

Fashion, fashion marketing and management professor


  • B.S., Central Michigan University
  • Graduate course work, Georgia State University


In 2002, Kevin was featured as one of the world's leading trend spotters in the book "Stylemakers: Inside Fashion" from Monacelli Press.

Awards, recognitions and honors

Southeast judge, Project Runway Season 7; featured as one of the world's leading trend spotters in the book, "Stylemakers: Inside Fashion" (Monacelli Press), 2002; recipient, Atlanta Decorative Arts Center Community Service Award, 1999; Neiman Marcus Star Award for Atlanta Volunteerism, 1991; High Museum of Art: Young Careers recipient, Volunteer of the Year, 1987


Founding board member of the Atlanta Fashion, Retail and Development Council; founder Style Atlanta, Atlanta's first official Fashion and Design Week, May 2005; regional director, The Fashion Group International of Atlanta Inc. 2000-02; founding board chair, Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA -Atlanta), 1992-96; Atlanta High Museum of Art board member, 1988; Atlanta Ballet board member, 1986-1988

Publications and Presentations

Co-curator, In the Bag: exploring the origin, evolution and design of the handbag, Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA), 2009