CDG - The Costume Designer

Fall 2018

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6 The Costume Designer Fall 2018 B ONNIE NIPAR (Boldface Names) GARY V. FOSS (CD & ACD) CONTRIBUTORS CHRISTINE COVER FERRO PHILLIP B OUTTÉ JR . (The Art of Costume Illustration) STACY ELLEN RICH (Boldface Names) Christine Cover Ferro joined the Guild in 2012 after nine years of theatre and indie work in Los Angeles. Previous stops included costume work in her adopted hometown of Miami, as well as Boston and the Twin Cities. She studied theatre design at Brandeis University and Macalester College. As a lover of storytelling in all forms, she enjoys exploring the different facets of Costume Design and bringing them to light in the magazine. Phillip Boutté Jr. has been working as a costume illustrator/concept artist/ production designer for film, music video, and television for the past 11 years. Within the last few years, he has illustrated for a multitude of block- busters, including Marvel's Black Panther, A Wrinkle in Time, Captain America, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Avengers: Infinity War, Thor, Man of Steel, Inception, Star Trek 2 and 3, The Justice League, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Greatest Showman, and most recently, the upcoming Jungle Cruise starring Dwayne Johnson. Boutté is serving as CDG Illustrator represen- tative and currently lives in Valencia, California with his lovely wife Jessica, daughter Alina (jellybean!), a cat named Frida Kahlo, and a miniature Aussie named Cherry. Bonnie Nipar joined the Guild in 1997 and works as a Costume Designer for television. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, she was an art student at Carnegie Mellon before moving to Los Angeles and entering the industry. A huge fan of The Costume Designer, Nipar happily took over four recur- ring columns. "It's a treat to honor the latest accomplishments of our peers." After spending years teaching English and history, Gary Foss has turned his hand to his life-long pas- sion for writing. When not compos- ing poetry, working on his own projects, or engaging in his passion for drawing, he can be found review- ing books, art, and contemporary culture on his blog at rootwordssite and on Twitter @garyvfoss Stacy Ellen Rich joined the CDG in 2005 and she is thrilled to be involved with the magazine. Her design career began with study in Florence, Italy, and flourished within the sphere of Chicago Theater, which catapulted her into the world of film. The journey has seen her through many amazing experiences in media as varied as film, performance art, and music video. Additionally, Rich's designs have been on view in the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City and the Tate Modern in London. It is her pleasure to assist in compiling the fan- tastic array of accolades earned by our Guild members. e "It would be great if every Costume Designer was able to have an ACD as our industry is growing, and more is expected from us in less time. A great team is an asset." –CDG President Salvador Perez e

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