IN HER OWN WORDS: Amanda Kirk
Amanda Kirk has been cosplaying for over ten years and has taken home many major and minor awards. She holds a BA in illustration from the University of Arkansas. She is a self taught fabricator and puppet builder. She began judging at the Dragon Con Animation Track back in 2009, and was recently a Guest of Honor at Outlantacon 2014. Amanda loves meeting new people who share her hobby and trading ideas with them. Her basement has been converted into a sewing sweatshop.