CiaoBirdie Cosplay (who also goes by Birdie) is a local New England cosplayer from Providence, RI. She has been cosplaying for 5 years and has won several top honor awards for craftsmanship. Her cosplay interests are varied, and range from Disney and Star Wars to video games, movies and steampunk. Her skills include sewing, armor making, thermoplastics, makeup, body paint, and pattern-making. She spends much of her free time volunteering with several local charity costuming groups, adding to her ever-growing list of future costumes, and also spending time behind the camera doing cosplay photography.