Mary Stephens has been competing in cosplay for 4 years and has won numerous awards including best needlework, category firsts, best in shows, and placement in the prestigious Crown Championship of Cosplay.
She is best known for her Duchess Satine Kryze cosplay but enjoys creating costumes from many fandoms including Star Wars, movies, comics, Disney, and TV shows. She appears as a cosplay guest and helps coordinate and judge cosplay costume competitions. She’s passionate about cosplay being open to everyone.
She’s an administrator of the Cincinnati Ohio area chapter of ORCS, (Ohio River Valley Cosplayers), a Facebook group that networks local cosplayers together to support and help each other with their cosplays. She also helped start up cosplay clubs in the Cincinnati and Dayton areas that organizes cosplayers to meet up, network, and learn new skills together.
She looks forward to the next cosplay challenge!