Bob Eggleton: A successful and extremely gifted science fiction, fantasy and landscape artist. Winner of 9 Hugo Awards,12 Chesley Awards, The 1999 Skylark Award and 2 Locus Awards, his wonderful art can be seen on many magazines and books.
Boris Vallejo: An accomplished artist with a great volume of work in the Fantasy and Science Fiction fields. Boris has worked for virtually every major publishing house with a science fiction/fantasy line. He has also illustrated album covers, video box art and motion picture advertising.
Brom: A capable freelance commercial illustrator with a bizarre, gothic and fantastic themed art. His accomplishments include hundreds of paintings for every facet of the genre, from novels (Micheal Moorcock, Terry Brooks, R.A.Salvatore, E.R. Burroughs), Role-playing (TSR, White Wolf, FASA, WOTC), comics (DC, Chaos, Dark Horse), Games (Doom2, Diablo2, Heretic, Sega, Activision), and film (Tim Burton’s Sleepy Hollow, Galaxy Quest, Bless the Child, Ghosts of Mars, Scooby Doo). Brom has been active in the 3d world as well with a line of Brom fetish toys from Fewture and a series of bronzes from the Franklin Mint. His powerful and haunting visions can be found in his two art books "Darkwerks" and "Offerings", both available from Paper Tiger.
Bryan Leister: A gifted illustrator and graphic designer. Bryan's work has been commissioned for the covers of many national and international magazines, including Time, BusinessWeek, Forbes, Der Spiegel and the Atlantic Monthly. He has won over 100 awards from competitions such as Communication Arts Illustration Annual, the Art Directors Club of Washington DC, the Illustrators Club of Washington DC, AIGA, PRINT and a gold and silver medal from the Society of Illustrators in NYC. His paintings are in the collections of The Museum of American Art, The District of Columbia Historical society, Kohler, Celestial Seasonings, James River Paper Company, Blue Cross Blue Shields and many private collections.
David A. Hardy: A pioneer and exceptional astronomical artist whose work has appeared in numerous books and magazines, as well as on stage and in film. Besides having illustrated and produced covers for hundreds of books for many famous authors of both fact and fiction (including Patrick Moore, Arthur C. Clarke, Carl Sagan, Werner von Braun, Isaac Asimov and even Brian Jones of the Rolling Stones), David today writes and illustrates his own books.
Frank Frazetta: One of the world's most influential Fantasy and Science Fiction artists, showing astonishing abilities with oil painting, ink illustration, watercolors, and pencil. He is one of the most emulated illustrators of these genres in the world today, having worked for EC Comics, National Comics (including the superhero feature "Shining Knight"), Avon and several other comic book companies, such as Buck Rogers covers for Famous Funnies, Li'l Abner comic strip, assisting Dan Barry on the Flash Gordon daily strip, and also producing his own strip, Johnny Comet. Frazetta also created illustrations for magazines (Mad Magazine, Playboy), book covers (Edgar Rice Burrough's Tarzan, Carson of Venus and Pellucidar series, Robert E. Howard and L. Sprague de Camp's Conan the Adventurer), movie posters (Conan the Barbarian, Fire and Ice, Fearless Vampire Killers, etc.) and animation productions.
George Grie: One of the first digital artists, Grie is known for numerous 3D, 2D, and matte painting images. Born in the USSR during the Soviet regime, he did not adopt the conventional and politically correct socialist realism art style. Grie's artistic style has been heavily influenced by famous surrealists such as Rene Magritte and Salvador Dalí, fantastic realists Zdzisław Beksiński and Wojciech Siudmak, and surreal photomanipulation artist Jerry Uelsmann. His neo-surrealist artwork is a combination of classic surrealist symbolism with modern fantasy, gothic, and visionary art tendencies.
James C. Christensen: An outstanding American artist, his main body of work, mostly paintings, is heavily influenced by fantasy themes. Even his small body of religious work shows heavy fantasy influence. Christensen says his inspirations are myths, fables, fantasies, and tales of imagination. His art has appeared in the American Illustration Annual and Japan's Outstanding American Illustrators. He also won all the professional art honors the World Science Fiction Convention offers, and multiple Chesley Awards from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists. Most of Christensen's paintings have a philosophical message. He is loath to describe them, however, preferring to allow the viewer to discern their own message.
Joe Tucciarone: An exceptionally talented artist and longtime member of the International Association for the Astronomical Arts. Joe's paintings have been published in magazines such as Time, Discover, and Science. His 'Extinction' image appeared in the DreamWorks movie 'Deep Impact'. His dinosaur illustrations and CG animation sequences have appeared in many TV documentaries on the History Channel, the Discovery Channel and the Turner Broadcasting System. His astronomical artwork has been commissioned several times by National Geographic magazine, and his space art has often appeared in Sky and Telescope, Astronomy and The Planetary Report magazines.
John Jude Palencar: Gifted American illustrator, with a fantasy/science fiction themed direction. Over 100 book covers have been adorned by his art, including Eragon by Christopher Paolini, the 2003 New York Times Bestseller. He graduated from the Columbus College of Design in 1980 and has served as the namesake for Palancar Valley, a fictional place in Paolini's Inheritance Trilogy.
John Rush: An incredibly capable classical illustrator serving the commercial market executing mythical, historical and traditional themes. John's work has appeared in several major graphic arts publications, including the Society of Illustrators Annuals, American Illustration Annuals, Communications Arts, Print, and Graphics magazines. His illustrations, paintings and prints reflect John's strong interest in classical, historical and mythological stories told in pictures.
Joseph J. Calkins: A freelance fantasy artist, his work can be found in Collectible Card Games, Role Playing Games, book and magazine covers and art instruction books. While Joe loves to sketch fantasy characters and creatures, his real work is an on-going study of light, color and composition. He cites his greatest influences as Frank Frazetta, Boris Vallejo and Brom.
Julie Bell: One of the world's top contemporary illustrators, Julie's credits include advertising illustrations for the elite of the corporate world (Nike, Coca-Cola and The Ford Motor Company), book covers for major publishing houses in NYC and album covers for artists such as Meat Loaf. She was also the first woman ever to paint Conan for Marvel Comics.
K. Wendy Popp: Talented artist whose pastels and drawings have been used to illustrate publications internationally for over two decades. Her exceptionally handsome illustrations lend a realistic quality to any text and stories, and her artwork is held in private collections and galleries throughout the United States.
Neal Adams: A skilled commercial artist, a cartoonist, and a comic book artist. Neal's credits include fantasy book covers, Marvel Comics illustrations (including X-Men), DC Comics illustrations (including Superman, Batman and the award winning Green Lantern - Green Arrow series), and Tarzan book covers. His company, Continuity Studios, has developed various properties, of it's own and others, including Bucky O'Hare, Skeleton Warriors, CyberRad, Ms. Mystic, Nighthawk, etc. for TV and comics.
Pauline Ellison: A freelance British illustrator and artist, with a long standing botanical interest in plants and gardens but recently has chosen to focus particularly on the effects of light and form rather than the individual structure of plants, specially in a stronger, southern light. She also has designed many unusual items from two inch wide tin boxes to 100 foot hoardings (billboards), and many book covers and illustrations, including the Bantam books 1975 paperback editions of the Earthsea trilogy, by Ursula K. Le Guin.
Rick Sardinha: An extremely talented artist who’s work can be found in various card games (including those by Wizards of the Coast), scientific illustrations (Scientific American, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel), a large number of game companies (White Wolf Games, Vivendi Universal Games, Fantasy Flight Games, etc.), magazines (Dragon Magazine, Dungeon Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, Marion Zimmer Bradley Magazine), books (Penguin Books, Macmillan Publishing, Twisted Publishing), film (New Line Cinema), and much more.
Stephen R. Wagner: A very capable artist and illustrator specializing in advertising, animation, fine art and limited editions. Stephen's most recent clients include The National Geographic Society, Science Magazine, Time Life Books, The Smithsonian Institute and The Washington Post. Amongst his many honors are the 1995 Artist's Magazine award and Best of Show two years in the row (2002/2003) at The Illustrator's Club.
Wayne Anderson: An endowed artist and illustrator specializing in the Fantasy and Science Fiction fields. Wayne's varied work has included greetings cards, posters, book jackets, magazine articles, record covers, CD covers and advertising work (British Airways, Icelandic Airways, AGFA, Budweiser, Hirondelle, Roche Products Ltd, British Gas, National Heritage Memorial Fund, Pearl Assurance). He is also involved with writing and illustrating books.