Alice Carter added to Spectrum Advisory Board
Spectrum is pleased to announce Alice “Bunny” Carter as the newest member of the Spectrum Advisory Board! Alice has been an ardent supporter of John Flesk and Flesk Publications since 2002. She has also playing an active and important role in the fantasy, illustration, gaming and educational fields. We are overjoyed to have Alice’s continued guidance and to have her support with Spectrum. You can read Bunny’s full biography, along with the rest of the members, at the Advisory Board section here.
Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3 Exhibitor Applications Now Being Accepted
The early bird exhibitor signup price good until December 31. Be a part of Spectrum Fantastic Art Live by exhibiting at this event that celebrates the fantastic art and its creators. SFAL is a fantasy-focused art fair, in which creators can display, share and sell originals, prints, sculpture, crafts, toys and more to an audience of fans and peers. There is something for everything, including presentations, panels, displays, portfolio reviews, workshops, educational opportunities and the Spectrum 21 awards ceremony. In short, our goal is to honor the artists and put on a fantasy art convention that anyone is welcome to attend and enjoy. The show runs from May 9–11, 2014 at the Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall in Kansas City, Missouri. Follow this link for more information and to register online. Download the exhibitor Registration form here.
Spectrum 21 Call for Entries Now Open!
The Spectrum 21 Call for Entries is now open! Click on the ‘Entry Info’ link to view submissions details, read about the Spectrum 21 jury, look over the FAQ page, download a PDF of the submission poster or to submit online. Posters have been mailed to those on our mailing list and should start to arrive by the week of October 21. Submissions will be accepted until January 25, 2014.
The Alternate Press Expo in San Francisco is this weekend
We will have three tables representing Spectrum Fantastic Art and Flesk Publications in our usual spot near the front entrance. Our space number is 212-214. We will be joined by Spectrum award winner, Craig Elliott, Spectrum 21 jury member, Shelly Wan and Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 2 special guest, Terryl Whitlatch. Terryl will be doing drawing demonstrations and Craig will be doing oil painting demonstrations on both days. We will have a preview copy of Spectrum 20 with us and we will be accepting submission for the Spectrum 21 Call for Entries. We are pleased to have Helpful Bear Productions with us and filming our adventures to share online after the show. Visit John Flesk’s Blog blog for full details. APE show website
Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3 Dates Announced
The third Spectrum Fantastic Art Live event is on for May 9-11, 2014, in Kansas City, MO. The special guest list, exhibitor details, ticket sales and hotel information will be shared in the coming months. For now, the best place to keep up to date is at the Spectrum Fantastic Art Live Facebook page.
Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art #20 Arriving In November
Challenging, controversial, educational, and irreverent, the award-winning Spectrum series reinforces both the importance and prevalence of fantastic art in today's culture. With exceptional images by extraordinary creators, this elegant full-color collection showcases an international cadre of creators working in every style and medium, both traditional and digital.