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A U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit, educational organization

Mission Statement: The International Costumers' Guild, Inc., is an affiliation of amateur, hobbyist, and professional costumers dedicated to the promotion and education of costuming as an art form in all its aspects.

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Lisa Ashton

Congratulations to
Lisa Ashton
2016 Lifetime Achievement
Award Recipient   more..

2016 LAA Award

2016 Lifetime Achievement Award
to Lisa Ashton

2016 LAA Presentation

Lisa Ashton
Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
from ICG President Philip Gust
at Costume-Con 34

2016 LAA group photo

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipients
Group Photo at Costume-Con 34 by Scott Johnson  more..

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What's New?

See all past announcement on the ICG News page.

09/13/2016 -- At MidAmeriCon II, the ICG announced its recognition of Myrtle R Douglas as the "Mother of Convention Costuming" in a special award video during the masquerade. The video is available on the ICG YouTube channel, and the Special Awards page on the ICG website includes her recognition. See the announcement in the ICG-D Yahoo Group.

09/02/2016 -- September-October 2016 on-line edition of the ICG's newsletter, The International Costumer, is available, featuring Preserving Costumes, Report on the Civilian Symposium at Harrisburg, Recognition of Myrtle R Douglas as the "Mother of Convention Costuming" and more. Select here for more: The International Costumer

7/6/2016 -- A group portrait by photographer Scott Johnson of 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient Lisa Ashton and the fourteen past recipients who helped present it is available on the ICG website. See the announcement in the ICG-D Yahoo Group.

07/04/2016 -- July-August 2016 on-line edition of the ICG's newsletter, The International Costumer, is available, featuring Lifetime Achievement Award honoree Lisa Ashton, CC34 Masquerade Major Awards, CC34 Tote Bag Results, and more. Select here for more: The International Costumer

5/8/2016 -- ICG President Philip Gust presented the Lifetime Achievement Award and four President's Awards following the Sci-Fi/Fantasy masquerade at Costume-Con 34. The Lifetime Achievement Award honoree was Lisa Ashton. Patrick O'Connor, Vicky Young Asaratanakul, Kathe Gust, and Bruce MacDermott received ICG Presidents awards for their service to ICG and the costuming community.See the announcement in the ICG-D Yahoo Group.

5/6/2016 -- ICG President Philip Gust announced the election of the 2016-2017 ICG officers at the 2016 Annual Meeting that took place today. See the announcement in the ICG-D Yahoo Group.

4/25/2016 -- May-June 2016 on-line edition of the ICG's newsletter, The International Costumer, is available, featuring Introduction from Costume-Con 34 Convention Chair, Status Report to the ICG on Transformations: Cosplay Project, and more. Select here for more: The International Costumer

4/18/2016 -- The agenda for the 2016 annual ICG members and board meetings, as well as the draft minutes from the 2015 meetings, are now available on the ICG website. The meetings will take place on the morning of Friday May 6th at Costume-Con 34 in Madison, Wisconsin. See the announcement in the ICG-D Yahoo Group.

This page last updated September 13, 2016
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