BeMask’d: Wearable Art in the Time of Quarantine

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The featured wearable art masks correlate with designs developed over the course of the artisan’s career as a professional costume designer, and act as a bridge between current practice and previous creations, developing objects to complement designs previously viewed as complete.


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1stPlace, Best Formal Mask Category - Coney Island “Make a Funny Face” Mask Design Contest, 2020.

“Magpie” mask: Medieval Plague Doctor-inspired mask and hat ensemble made of neoprene, spandex, elastic, grommets, interfacing, metallic trim, rhinestones, vinyl, mirror tiles, and jewelry pieces


Top 6, Mask Maker’s Choice Category - Coney Island “Make a Funny Face” Mask Design Contest, 2020. “Revolution” mask: Inspired by costume made for pediatric cancer benefit originally in 2011, remounted in 2019. Mask made of neoprene, cotton twill, pearls, studs, spikes, chain, rhinestones, and elastic.