New York Women in Film & Television Announce 2016 Designing Women Honorees

Makeup artist Anita Gibson, hair stylist Rose Chatterton and costume designer Sarah Edwards will be honored at New York Women in Film & Television’s 17th annual Designing Women Awards Gala June 13.

Co-presented by Variety, the gala brings together names including Ray Liotta and Maura Tierney to recognize the make-up artists, hair designers and costume designers that create and oversee the diverse characters in film and TV. Liotta, one of the stars of “Shades of Blue,” will present the award to Chatterton (“The Good Wife,” “It’s Complicated”), who works with him on “Shades,” while Tierney will present the Variety Ensemble Award to the makeup, hair and costume design teams of the show in which she stars, “The Affair.”

“It is so essential to devote an evening to commemorating all of the work these women do for each other and for our industry, helping to bring rich characters and stories to audiences around the world,” said Terry Lawler, the executive director of New York Women in Film & Television.

Gibson is being honored for makeup work that includes “Confirmation,” “Power” and “Madea’s Big Happy Family,” while Edwards is being recognized for costume designs for “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” among other projects.

The year’s gala will be held at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York in the Proshansky Auditorium.

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