Donato Giancola is the Artist Guest of Honor for Gen Con 50

donato-giancola-1The Gen Con has announced Donato Giancola as the Artist Guest of Honor for Gen Con 50.

With 25 years as a professional, Giancola is one of the most respected and heavily awarded artists in the fields of sci-fi and fantasy with dozens of accolades from around the world, including eight Spectrum medals and three Hugo Awards. Donato’s dedication to the craft of art has gained the admiration and attention of galleries and collectors alike, all the while sharing his passion with the next generation of talent at the School of Visual Arts, online through the SmArt School, and at the illustration Master Class.

His current projects range from book cover illustrations to private commissions to personal projects on empathetic robots and the fantastic worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien and George R.R. Martin. Donato lives in works in Brooklyn, New York with his wife and two daughters. Make sure to visit him in the Gen Con 50 Art Show, where he will have a prominent, featured placement.

For more information on Donato and to view his work, visit his website, www.donatoart.com. *Pictures used with permission by Donato Giancola.

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