News


Future Dates Announced

August 9, 2017

Anthro Northwest has completed bookings for the following dates in Downtown Seattle:

Nov 9-12, 2017
Nov 8-11, 2018
Nov 22-25, 2019
Nov 20-23, 2020
Nov 19-22, 2021



Balaa and Sairah Welcomed to Anthro Northwest

July 7, 2017

We are delighted to welcome artist Balaa and sculptor Sairah to the Anthro Northwest Vendors' Room.

Balaa Sairah




Kenket Welcomed to Anthro Northwest

May 20, 2017

We are delighted to welcome the legendary Kenket to the Anthro Northwest Vendors' Room. So many amazing artists and vendors. See the latest vendors room layout for all the details.

Kenket




Social Activities Preview Video

Check out some of the fun games and community building activities happening at Anthro Northwest 2017.

Social




Wild Acai's Coloring Contest

May 5, 2017

Get your crayons ready! Wild Acai will be hosting a coloring contest at Anthro Northwest. You have multiple chances to win prizes as you attempt to draw Wild Acai's 4 mystery objects.

Coloring Contest Poster




Transportation Guide

Wondering how to get from the airport to ANW? Our travel guide has you covered.

Seatac Travel Guide




Foxes and Peppers in Concert

February 24, 2017

Please welcome special musical guests Fox Amoore and Pepper Coyote.

Together, and as individuals, Fox and Pepper have performed world wide with concerts in Europe, Australia, Canada, Singapore, South America, Dubai, and the US. They debuted their first collaborative album in July at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

Fox Amoore and Pepper Coyote will be performing live Saturday evening in the Grand Ballroom at Anthro Northwest.

Foxes and Peppers

Artwork by: Amber Hill




Hotel Room Block Filling Up


Our hotel block is almost full, especially on Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday. If you want a room, make sure you register today. Your one day deposit is fully refundable until 72 hours before the event.

Renaissance

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Sunny Valley Comes to Anthro Northwest

February 21, 2017

Please welcome Sunny Valley Creations as a panelist and vendor. Sunny Valley Creations is especially known for their extreme attention to detail, smooth lines and precision costume work. Sunny Valley Creations will be hosting our costume and parts maker meet and greet as well as a panel on anthropomorphic costume construction.

Sunny Valley Creations




Telephone Chosen as a Guest of Honor

January 13, 2017

"Telephone" has been chosen as an Anthropomorphic Character Performer Guest of Honor for Anthro Northwest 2017. Ino the performer behind Telephone is best known for her incredible, creative acting abilities, but what is even more impressive is her dedication to supporting so many nonprofits, charities and foundations. A full press release is available here.

Telephone




2017 Charity Partner Chosen

December 24, 2016

Sarvey Wildlife has been chosen as the Anthro Northwest 2017 Charity Partner. Sarvey cares for all kinds of injured and distressed wildlife, but specializes in rehabilitating large avians. Their motto is to "rescue, rehabilitate and release." All proceeds from the 2017 charity activities will go to Sarvey.

Sarvey Wildlife




NFT Joins Anthro Northwest 2017

November 22, 2016

NFT, makers of quite possibly the world's finest faux fur will be at Anthro Northwest as a vendor and panelist. If you have seen a movie or high quality TV production with fur in it, chances are it is theirs. Their four way stretch technology allows amazing realism in movement. All of their fur is handmade and can be customized in pretty much any way imaginable.

For an example of what NFT looks like, look no further than Chewbacca, or Beastcub's Leo pictured below.

Leo




Opening Celebration at GameWorks

November 18, 2016

Anthro Northwest will start off with an opening celebration at GameWorks in downtown Seattle. We have reserved most of the upper floor for a lounge, changing area and a place to enjoy food and beverages. Bring your badge and enjoy some free snacks on us. For the first time ever, Anthro Northwest members may enjoy GameWorks in full costumes. We plan to have badge pickup and convention registration available on location. The festivities start at 7:00pm on Thursday, and will be followed by the opening dance in the hotel.

GameWorks




Stuffed Panda Studios at ANW 2017

November 12, 2016

Stuffed Panda Studios will be at Anthro Northwest as a panelist and vendor in 2017. Their amazingly detailed costumes are world renowned. Rachel who has founded the studio will be leading a panel on eye construction and how the details of the eye affect the perception of a character as a whole. She will also be giving an advanced airbrushing panel.

Stuffed Panda Studios




Promo Video

A special thanks to all the talent, crew and venues that made the promo video possible. The promo video is available for your viewing pleasure on youtube now.

Promotional Video Image




Panels by Kuhori and Grave

October 7, 2016

A warm welcome to Kuhori and Grave who will be running some panels about performing in public. Kuhori and Grave are well recognized in the fandom and in their home town since they are always doing charity events in costume. The currently host an online show: Fursuiter's World that covers a broad range of topics that are important to performers.

Kuhori and Grave



Welcome to Dream Vision Creations

September 28, 2016

Anthro Northwest welcomes Dream Vision Creations as panelists and vendors. They are going to be doing one panel on advanced thermoplastic forming, plus another on costume parts, accessories and how best to mount them.

Dream Vision Creations Logo



Theme Chosen for Anthro Northwest 2017

September 5, 2016

The theme for Anthro Northwest 2017 is "Pure Imagination."



Convention Location and Date Announced

August 9, 2016

Anthro Northwest 2017 will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown Seattle November 9-12 of 2017.