Infected By Art Book - Volume 6

John Picacio

Member Since November 2014


Artist: John Picacio


About John Picacio

JOHN PICACIO is a two-time Hugo Award-winning illustrator of science fiction, fantasy, and horror. His art is noted for its diversity and range, often combining traditional drawing and painting with digital finishes. He has cover-illustrated major works by George R. R. Martin, Michael Moorcock, Harlan Ellison, Sheri S. Tepper, Robert Silverberg, Brenda Cooper, L.E. Modesitt, Jr., Dan Simmons, Joe R. Lansdale, Jeffrey Ford, Frederik Pohl, James Tiptree, Jr., Mark Chadbourn, and many more. He has produced cover artwork for franchises such as Star Trek and The X-Men.

His accolades include the World Fantasy Award, two Locus Awards, seven Chesley Awards, and two International Horror Guild Awards, all in the Artist category. His illustrations have often been featured in the pages of Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.

Clients include Ballantine/Del Rey, Bantam, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Tor Books, Pyr, Subterranean Press, Scholastic, and many more. 

He is the owner of Lone Boy, a media company housing his creator-owned art ventures -- including Loteria, which features 54 new Picacio artworks that re-imagine the classic Mexican game of chance.

Name: John Picacio 
Joined: November 2014

Loteria (Lone Boy) / The 2012 George R. R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar (Random House) / Cover art and interiors for Michael Moorcock's Elric (Ballantine / Del Rey) / Wild Cards series illustrations for  / Book cover art for major US & UK publishers

Location: San Antonio, TX / USA

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