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Saturday, October 29 • 1:00pm - 1:50pm
The History of Space Art From Chesley Bonestell to Alan Bean

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Michael Carroll will discuss the history of space art and its different genres. Then, several artists will show samples of their work and share their experiences. Learn about Swirlies, Rocks and Balls, Nurnies, Tradigital Art, and the Bonestellosphere.


Jill Steele Mayer

Jill Steele Mayer … frustrated artist, ADHD mom raising ADHD kids. BS in materials science & engineering, with experience as manufacturing and industrial engineer at General Motors, Martin Marietta, USWest/Qwest, and briefly at Coors Porcelain and IBM. Favorite part of working as engineer at Martin Marietta was giving tours of the plant, and presentations about our future in space. Chaired the NSS 1988 International Space Development... Read More →

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Alan R Jones

As an Air Force brat constantly on the move, Alan R. Jones was exposed to diverse cultures and geographic locales that left lasting impressions, helping establish early interests in history and science, balanced by deep curiosity of the different and mysterious. Prior to a career as an illustrator/designer, Alan served as an original member of Colorado’s first comic-creator’s cooperative, Acme Comics. As a science-fantasy artist... Read More →

David Magoun

David Magoun has always loved doing sci-fi/fantasy art—in particular, space art. He was commissioned by Ball Aerospace to do an illustration for Case For Mars, a conference for international space exploration. A member of Ohio Center of Science and Industry saw it, and commissioned David’s painting “Valles Marineris” for their Mission to Mars exhibit, a national traveling exhibition that toured the United States for over... Read More →

Michael Carroll

Space artist and author Michael Carroll has illustrated books and magazines for 30 years. He is recipient of the Lucien Rudaux award for lifetime achievement in the astronomical arts, and has a digital painting on Mars on the deck of the Phoenix lander. His newest novel, Europa's Lost Outpost, is due out this December.

Neil Dutcher

Neil Dutcher, as all long-time MileHiCon attendees know, is an old fan who is not shy about his opinions on anything. His primary interest in real-time space development came from an early love of science fiction. “Our home was full of thousands of novels and pulps, and I loved the wonderfully lurid robots, aliens, and space cadets on those covers—still do... as all cool ol' dudes should...”

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