Arisia 2013 Masquerade Awards

Arisia 2013 Masquerade, January 20, 2013

MC: Marty Gear
Director: Sharon Sbarsky
Stage Manager: Joel Lord
Presentation Judges: Toni Lay, Carol Salemi, Syd Weinstein
Workmanship Judge: Lisa Ashton
38 Entries: 8 Young Fan, 11 Novice, 12 Journeyman, 7 Craftsman/Master

Arisia 2013 Masquerade Awards

Young Fan—Workmanship

Best First Sewing Project, Momo Hinamori, Isabel Kadel-Garcia
Best Prop, Harley's Hammer, Arisia Huff
Best in Class, Duct Tape Roman Style, Quinn Ochs Thomas

Young Fan—Presentation

Most Beautiful, Moon Jelly, Jocelyn Olum
Best Original, Harley's Hammer, Arisia Huff
Most Dangerous, What sharp teeth you have, Emma O'Keefe
Best Historical, Duct Tape Roman Style, Quinn Ochs Thomas
Best Anime, Momo Hinamori, Isabel Kadel-Garcia
Best Comic Book Recreation, Absolute Zero, Perry Olum
Best Movie Recreation, Catwoman, Aurora Arntz
Best Presentation, Gingham Style, Mabel, Vera, Lucy Backman, Julia Kautz, Hannah Richman

Novice—Workmanship

Honorable Mention, Cleopatra, Ambar Hammond, Head Circlet/chainmail
Honorable Mention, Irish Step Dance Solo Dress, Jenn Tuomala, Construction & finishing
Honorable Mention, Someone-ing the All-emental, Duncan Sharp & Oz Breton, woodpile prop & visual vocabulary
Honorable Mention, Gender Bender Fenris, Kara Robertson, Plaster Casting
Best translation of 2D to 3D, The Birds of Prey, Julia Pugliese, Antonia Pugliese, and Raven Stern
Best Fabric Painting, Weeping Angel, Rachel Toups
Best in Class, Cosmo-Hottie and The Princess Tardis, Jax & Sasha Trabane

Novice—Presentation

Honorable Mention, Donatello, Steve Conner
Best Original, Irish Step Dance Solo Dress, Jenn Tuomala
Most Evocative, Someone-ing the All-emental, Duncan Sharp & Oz Breton
Best Recreation, Weeping Angel, Rachel Toups
Best Comedic Duo, Cosmo-Hottie and The Princess Tardis, Jax & Sasha Trabane
Best in Class, The Birds of Prey, Julia Pugliese, Antonia Pugliese, and Raven Stern

Journeyman—Workmanship

Honorable Mention, Woodland Elf, Jen Tiedemann, Corset Construction
Honorable Mention, Avengers Assemble, Elizabeth O'Malley-Lepesto & Christa Newman-Morris, Cast Resin Accessory
Honorable Mention, Power Puff Princesses, Wendy Farrell, Rebecca Janney, and Tracy Farrell, Props
Honorable Mention, Even More Miserable, Scarlet, Pattern Adaptation
Best Cartridge Pleating & Skirt Construction, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Sarah McGinnis
Best Underpinnings & Wig Construction, Retro Belle, Regan Cerato
Best Overall Construction & detail, Fluttershy's New Dress, Gann Monroe
Best Headpiece, Sorceress Edea, Karen Arntz
Best in Class, Seth Nightroad, Lily Fehler

Journeyman—Presentation

Honorable Mention, Even More Miserable, Scarlet
Best Derivation, Fluttershy's New Dress, Gann Monroe
Best Recreation, Belle from Beauty and the Beast, Sarah McGinnis
Most Striking, Sorceress Edea, Karen Arntz
Most Beautiful, Retro Belle, Regan Cerato
Best in Class, Seth Nightroad, Lily Fehler

Craftsman/Master—Workmanship

Honorable Mention, Death at First Sight, Behind The Mask Studio, Leatherwork
Best Finish Work on Coat & Waistcoat, You Better Watch Out, William Kennedy
Best use of Innovative Material, Clockwork Masquerade, Jamila Sisco
Best in Class (tie), Green Fairy with a Twist, Anne-Marie Morin-Berard, Most Innovative Wings
Best in Class (tie), Maghda, Aurora Celeste, Best Documentation & Construction

Craftsman/Master—Presentation

Best Original, Green Fairy with a Twist, Anne-Marie Morin-Berard
Most Frightening, You Better Watch Out, William Kennedy and Gaia Eirich
Best in Class, Clockwork Masquerade, Jamila Sisco

Best in Show—Presentation
The Clockwork Droid, Clara Kim & Justin Nyquist
Best in Show—Workmanship
The Clockwork Droid, Clara Kim

The Northern Lights Costumers Guild (Noel) awards "Measure of Success" to a Novice who hasn’t won a major award but who we feel will develop into something special. Weeping Angel (Rachel Toups) is given a free membership for a year and this symbol—a tape measure.

CostumeCon 33 (Charleston, SC, 2015) Award of a free membership to Best Novice at Arisia goes to: The Birds of Prey, Julia Pugliese, Antonia Pugliese, and Raven Stern

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