Richard Man at podium giving speech

Richard Man giving his acceptance speech for the 2023 Hugo Best Fan Artist Award. Photo (c) 2023 by Helen Montgomery, used with permission

On October 24, 2023, the International Costumers Guild Board of Directors unanimously voted to commend and congratulate photographer Richard Man for his winning the 2023 Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist:

The International Costumers’ Guild extends its warmest congratulations  to Richard Man, noted photographer of costumers and cosplayers, on being awarded Best Fan Artist by the World Science Fiction Society at the 2023 world science fiction convention, in Chengdu, China

Richard is a member of the Silicon Web Costumers’ Guild, and has long been documenting costumers and cosplayers as well as SF genre creators. He has been official photographer at many conventions, and including heading the visual archives department for Costume-Con 26.

Richard will be presented with a commemorative copy of the resolution by ICG President Kevin Roche.