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An Evening with Michael Whelan

Thursday, May 18, 2017
  6–7:30 p.m.


Location: Rivera Library Special Collections, 4th Floor
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Category: Lecture

Description:

Popular, prolific, and much-celebrated SF/F Artist Michael Whelan will visit the Eaton Collection to talk about his 40 year history illustrating and creating cover art for a wide range of novels, anthologies, and stories, and his more recent explorations of SF/F art for its own sake.


Background on the artist


http://www.michaelwhelan.com/


As the most honored artist in Science Fiction, Michael has won an unprecedented 15 Hugo Awards (SF’s Oscar), 3 World Fantasy Awards, and 13 Chesleys from the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists.  The readers of Locus Magazine (for SF insiders) have named him Best Professional Artist 30 times in their annual poll (including 2014) and the Spectrum Annual of the Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art named him a Grand Master in 2004.  Other noteworthy awards include a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators, a Vargas Award, a Grumbacher Gold Medal, and the Solstice Award from the Science Fiction Writers of America.


Free to attend. RSVP on Eventbrite: https://michaelwhelan.eventbrite.com/



Additional Information:

Open to: General Public
Admission: Free
Sponsor: Library

Contact Information:
JJ Jacobson
951-827-2840
jj.jacobson@ucr.edu