The 5th Annual Philadelphia Alternative Taxidermy Competition
Please join us for a wonder filled evening of taxidermy show and tell, presented by The Strange and Unusual Oddities Parlor and hosted by Kristie Pagliaro Matt of Cloven Hoof Taxidermy. This year's competition will be once again be held at The Ruba Club in Northern Liberties, on Saturday October 13th at 7pm. We will feature competitors of all skill levels displaying and discussing their taxidermy pieces, be they created, collected, or altered. Our illustrious panel of judges will include: Beth Beverly- artist, teacher and owner of Diamond Tooth Taxidermy, John Whitenight- artist, author and renown collector of antique taxidermy and Victoriana. Nicole Angemi, MS,PA (ASCP)- Pathology Assisantant and creator of I Heart Autopsy, And Ryan Ashley Malarkey- tattooer, co-owner of The Strange & Unusual Oddities Parlor, Philadelphia, and winner of Inkmaster Season 8.
This event is 21 plus. (18 plus for competitors, email Strangecontest@gmail.com to submit your work for consideration.)
Attendees are encouraged to dress in furred or feathered finery, or in full costume for the Halloween season if desired.