International Costumers’ Guild, Inc.

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

The ICG is an affiliation of hobbyist and professional costumers, dedicated to the promotion and education of costuming including cosplay as an art form in all its aspects.

Richard Man 2023 Hugo Winner

SiW Member Richard Man Receives 2023 Hugo Award

On October 21 at the 2023 Worldcon in Chengdu China, Silicon Web Costumers’ Guild member Richard Man received the “Best Fan Artist” Hugo award for his “Worldbuilders of Science Fiction and Fantasy” photography project. According to Richard, he is the first photographer nominated for this award.

CC39 Angel Award (front)

Kevin Roche, Andrew Trembley, Bryan Manternach Receive CC-39 “Angel” Awards

At Costume-Con 39 in San Jose, California, co-chairs Jennifer “Radar” Wylie and Christine Doyle presented special CC-39 “Angel” awards to ICG members Kevin Roche and Andrew Trembley, and to Bryan Manternach (Scout Fox) for their extraordinary service.

Christina and John O'Halloran

Christina and John O’Halloran Receive 2023 ICG Lifetime Achievement Award

On April 22, 2023, ICG President Kevin Roche presented the ICG’s highest honor, the ICG Lifetime Achievement Award, to Christina and John O’Halloran. The award was presented after the Science Fiction and Fantasy masquerade at Costume-Con 39 in San Jose, California.

Jeanine Swick Receives 2023 ICG President’s Award

ICG President Kevin Roche presented Jeanine Swick with a  2023 ICG President’s Award during the Costume-Con 39 for her work as ICG Treasurer and as a member of the ICG Budget and Finance Committee.

photo of Marty Gear by Stephen Lesnik

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2024 Proposed ICG Budget Available

The ICG Treasurer has released a proposed 2024 annual budget for the ICG Board to consider. The budget must be approved by the Board by December 31, 2023. The draft budget is also posted to the Financial Statements page of the ICG website for members to review....

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Third Quarter 2023 Financial Statements Available

The third quarter financial statements for the ICG are now available on the Financial Statements page of the ICG website, along with the financial statements for the first two quarters of 2023 and annual statements for previous years.

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