Special Guests

Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention 9: March 5-8 2020!

WWWC9 Welcomes:

Tayliss Forge

 Tayliss is a cosplay model and artisan crafter. She was also a contestant on the show “Steampunk’d.” A majority of her time is spent making costumes and accessories for her online business: Nonconformity Accessories. She loves leather-working and creating custom corsets, bracers, purses, etc. She also enjoys making replicas of jewelry, and clothing from movies, TV shows, anime, video games, or board games. She often attends anime and comic conventions where she wears her costumes. Most of her costumes are heavily influenced by steampunk and Victorian fashion.

 

 

 


The Towers

This unique Steampunk, Geek, and Alternative Fashion duo boast many Multi-Award Wins as Master Builders. Located out of Southern Oregon, The Towers pride themselves on finding and creating high-quality, durable products that will last.  Founded in 2011, Lord & Lady Towers has spent years honing their crafts to make the creations you see today.

 

 

 


Madam Askew and the Grand Arbiter

Galactic Steampunk Federation Ambassadors, the Grand Arbiter and Madame Askew of Madame Askew’s Temporal Entourage are time traveling tea aficionadi who have brought tea and merriment to the streets of Wild Wild West con since WWWC 2. These two mavens of fashion are often the center tea inspired escapades such as Tea Duelling an

d Splendid Teapot Racing. There are often found extolling the virtues of Compliment Duelling and inclusive etiquette. The Grand Arbiter, that immortal avatar of Chaos, will be dispensing his signature brand of tea-based justice throughout the weekend, and Madame Askew will, no doubt, be found chasing teacups and chapeaux around every corner.


 

Michael Parodi

Michael Parodi retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the Army after 30 years of Active and Reserve duty in the U.S. Army.  He is a true to life airship commander. He currently manages a fleet of eight aerostats supporting national and border security for the United States.

He is the proprietor and master artist of Master Creations, Enterprises located in Hayes, Virginia.  He and his team have received multiple accolades and awards for his costumes, props and vehicles across the United States.  He is also a member of the Hatton Cross Steampunk family. He is currently working on two novels and is continuing to create wondrous contraptions.

 


Tobias McCurry

Tobias McCurry is a costumer, prop maker and entertainer out of Seattle who is best known for his works on Steampunk’d as a maker. Tobias specializes in genres from Steampunk to Post-Apocalyptic, creating immersive works involving costuming, prop weapons and more!


Wheeler (Doc) Stone

Wheeler Stone (aka Doc Stone) is the owner-operator and principal Artist of Doc Stone Studios in Winchester VA. He has been a leather artist and Metalworker for over 25 years and is recognized for his designs worldwide.

Doc Stone has been seen in movie roles in “House of cards”, and has worked in notable films such as “The Crucible”, and “Goodwill Hunting”. Wheeler recently had 3 separate roles in AHC’s “American Titans” as well as Guest spots in the reality show “Suddenly Royal”. Wheeler most recently acted in the Steampunk Film “Secret Within the Sphere” to be released later this year.

As the Makers Maker, Doc throws his heart and soul into his Art and shares his techniques and knowledge freely. He has been interviewed for the “Frederick News-Post” and “Voice of America”. Doc’s workshops reflect his propensity for fun and shenanigans while also leaving his audience with valuable take-home information to further their own projects.

Doc recently designed the set for M