Allison Lowery

About Allison Lowery…

Allison Lowery is the wig and makeup specialist for The University of Texas. She has been teaching courses in wigs and makeup since 2005. She co-authored the textbook Wig Making and Styling: A Complete Guide for Theatre and Film with Martha Ruskai, and authored Historical Wig Styling: Volumes 1 and 2.

Lowery received her undergraduate degree in theatre from the College of William and Mary in 1996 and received her master’s degree in wig and makeup design from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts in 1999. Among her many jobs, she was a wig maker for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the wig master for American Players Theatre and the Alabama Shakespeare Festival, and created wigs and makeup for the Utah Shakespeare Festival, the Sarasota Opera, the Atlanta Opera, Piedmont Opera Theatre and Glimmerglass Opera. Locally, Lowery has designed wigs for ZACH Theatre, TexArts, the Zilker Park summer musical, St. Edward’s University, Texas State University and Austin Shakespeare. She is a member of USITT.  She is a freelance photographer, makeup artist, hair/wig stylist, and wardrobe stylist.  She is the 2017 winner of the Texas Campaign for the Environment’s Trash Makeover Fashion Show.

Dee Rich

About Dee Rich…

Dee is active in the cosplay community and has been costuming for over 6 years. She guests and judges Cosplay contest at numerous cons through the Southwest, and often serves as a Moderator on celebrity panels.

She has been featured in several magazines to include D Magazine and Cos Couture.

You can usually find her holed up in her craft room or playing Dungeons & Dragons with her fellow cosplayers.

She loves comics, anime, WoW & tabletop gaming. Keep up with her shenanigans on her social media!

MCubed Cosplay

About MCubed…

MCubed Cosplay is a DFW based cosplayer and model. She has been acting and creating costumes since she was 3 years old. She graduated from Texas Christian University, and it is there that she honed her costume creating skills by being a part of the TCU professional costume department.

In the cosplay world she is most widely known for her movie accurate Slave Leia and being the third movie accurate Rey in the world. Her love of nerd culture started at a young age when her father introduced her to Star Wars. From there, she was irreversibly hooked. From Spiderman, to Harry Potter, through Lord of the Rings, and back to her first love Star Wars, she has a deep connection to all things nerd.

Hello! I’m Cat, the ANT Cosplay Coordinator. We are so excited to be hosting Anime North Texas 2015 at the Hilton Fort Worth this year. The hotel is in a great location in the heart of the city. Of course, as an avid cosplayer myself, one of the first questions I always want to know […]Continue reading

Welcome cosplayer QuantumDestiny to Anime North Texas 2015! She is be presenting cosplayer related panels all weekend, in addition to being one of our judges for the Cosplay Contest. We are excited to have her join us. About A Canadian artist and costumer, QuantumDestiny has been cosplaying since 2001 and has conducted panels and workshops at […]Continue reading

We are very excited to announce some of the fantastic prizes cosplay contestants will be winning this year! Prizes include gift certificates to Arda Wigs and Joann’s Fabric, Sheets of Worbla, Heat guns, and theatrical makeup sponsored by Norcostco. In addition to the above prizes we are awarding our Best in Show winner a Brother […]Continue reading

We have a Variety of Guests to announce today, from Voice Actors to Cosplayers to Artists. We are excited to welcome Stephanie Nadolny, Cynthia Cranz, Atelier Heidi, Vorpal Props, and Matt Herms! All 5 of these guest will be making their debut with us this year. Stephanie Nadolny is most known for her voice of Goku […]Continue reading

We are pleased to announce the first of many talented cosplay guests for ANT this year, Sparkle Pipsi! Hailing all the way from sunny California Sparkle Pipsi has been cosplaying for over 10 years. She is best known for cosplaying Idols and Magical girls and she is ready to share her years of cosplay knowledge and experiences with […]Continue reading