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Thumbnail Asset #
Name
Creator  Year  Materials
Techniques
Comments
Ma-1 Mike Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-2 Enrica McMillon      
Ma-3 Steve Vozniak 2003 Paper mache over chicken wire 1st attempt at a mask
Ma-4        
MA-5 Katy Peno 2012 Paper mache, acrylic paint, feathers  
Ma-6 Aaron B. Smith 2012 Foam, paper mache, wood, and fabric  
Ma-7 Suzanne Lemasters 2010 1st paper mache with feathers. The eyes are my favorite part. Inspired by an owl that visited our back yard.
Ma-8 David Lemasters 2010 Wood carving 1st wood carving ever made. Used log from log home my father and I build for mother.
Ma-9 Aaron B. Smith 2009 Paper mache, wire armature, foam, and fabric Based on the Gaelic myth of the Redcap
Ma-10 Chris Antonini 2008 Paper mache, chicken wire, and celluclay. Working jaw using an old bicycle brake.
Ma-11 Joni Roh   Felt and yarn  
Ma-12 Mike Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-13
Senator Byrd
Chris Antonini 2009 Paper mache, chicken wire, cellu-clay. In memory of Senator Robert C. Byrd, WV Senator from 1959-2010. First mask to incorporate a live animal (mouse in a wheel in the back of the head).
Ma-14        
Ma-15 Suzanne Lemasters 2011 Chicken wire, paper mache, yarn for the tail. This is the first and last oversized mask I will do. It was out of control from the beginning. Continuing with the animal theme. Squirrels are so comical collecting their winter food that they will never find again.

Ma-16
Grey Ham
Graham Curry 2012 Paper mache  
Ma-17 David Lemasters 2011 Wire and paper mache Also used driftwood from Tygart Lake for skeleton arms and body. (Material was used as kindling.)

Ma-18
Pat Johns      

Ma-19
Pat Johns      
Ma-20 Mike Roh 2012 Paper Mache  
Ma-21 Mike Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-22 Michael Velikoff 2012    
Ma-23 Pat Johns      
Ma-24        
Ma-25        
Ma-26        
Ma-27        
Ma-28 Joni Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-29
Drunken Sailor
Mike Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-30 Eleanor Mailloux      

Ma-31
Bin Laden
      Created by a Swiss exchange student who spent some time in Helvetia.

Ma-32
Eleanor Mailloux      
Ma-33 Mike Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-34
Rogers
McAvoy
Mike Roh 2011 Paper mache
over wire lath
In memory of Rogers McAvoy, former WVU Professor and Helvetia Resident
Ma-35        
Ma-36 Lucy Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-37
Cukoo
Clock
David Lemasters 2012 Wood and clock parts  
Ma-38 Adam Roh   Paper Mache  

Ma-39
Aaron B. Smith 2011 Fabric, funfur, paper mache, air dry clay, and wire armiture. Based on the Arabic myth of The Djinn.
Ma-40        
Ma-41 Lucy Roh   Paper Mache  

Ma-42
Dick Walls 2012 Bird feed bag turned inside out, packing mesh for hair, magic markers for face, cut off bottoms of water bottles with ping-pong balls for eyes. Injury is arrow through head and lots of blood.  
Ma-43 David Leckie 2012 Metal, ceiling tile, wicker basket, LED lights Lots of fun!
Ma-44 Adam Roh   Paper Mache  
Ma-45 Matt Klebertg 2012 Cardboard, paint, fake grass, love. Created with vacuum cleaner box.
Charlottesville, Virginia.
Ma-46 Adam Roh   Cardboard, Paper Mache  
Ma-47 Eric McLaughlin 2013 Newspaper dipped in glue and water, cardboard 1st attempt at a mask
Ma-48 Mike Roh 2013 Paper Mache  

Ma-49

Danielle Conaway 2013 Newspaper strips dipped in flour and water, acrylic paint 1st attempt at a mask

Ma-50

Joni Roh 2013 Paper Mache  

Zach
Ma-51

Zach Snider 2013 Paper Mache  
Ma-52 Lucy Roh 2013 Paper Mache  
Ma-53   2013    
Ma-54 Owen Davis 2013    
Ma-55 Suzanne Lemasters 2013    
Ma-56
Green Man, Spirit of Spring
David Lemasters 2013 paper mache, plastic, cardboard and fabric  

Ma-57

Chris Smocker (sp?) 2013    
Ma-58   2013 Gourd, beads  
Ma-59 Chris Antonini 2013   Electric fire and rotisserie on top.
Ma-60 Zach Snider 2013    
Ma-61 Pat Johns 2013    
Ma-62   2013    

Ma-63

The Fairy of the Night

Colette Marchesni

Washington, DC

2013    
Ma-64 Aaron Williams 2013 fabric, sticks, and egg cartons.  
Ma-65   2013    
Ma-66   2013    
Ma-67 Amber Kocela 2013    
Ma-68 Natalie Norwood 2013    
Ma-69 Kelly Talbot 2013    
Ma-70   2013    
Ma-71 Brooke Nantz 2013 cardboard, paint, and hot glue  
Ma-72   2013    
Ma-73   2013    
Ma-74   2013