ICG President Kevin Roche presented Leslie L. Johnston with a  2021 ICG President’s Award during the Costume-Con 39 virtual event for her work on the new ICG Gallery. According to the citation:

Leslie Johnson  generously donated her time, technical experience, and expertise in the field of digital preservation to complete moving the ICG Gallery to a modern digital preservation platform, and making the ICG Kennedy Archives vast store of costuming photos available once again to the costuming community.

Her leadership in the selection of technologies will also enable the ICG Kennedy Archives to create custom exhibitions of photos in the gallery. The ICG is extremely grateful to Leslie for her dedicated service.

Read Leslie’s article “The New ICG Archives Online Image Gallery” about her work to create a new ICG Gallery in the September-October 2021 special issue of The International Costumer.