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Young Adult (17-21)US$$100
The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Artist Gallery

Patricia McCracken

Patricia McCracken is an accomplished Fantasy artist working in watercolor and acrylics. Her style is clearly influenced by the Japanese wood block prints from the Edo period called, Ukiyo-e, which translates to "pictures of the floating world." Keeping her paintings light and delicate, but with the bold colors and patterns typical of the latter end of that period. "Ever since I can remember, art has always been a part of my life. I guess I was just born into it." She pursued her love of art through two degrees. Receiving her BFA at the University at Buffalo and a MA at Syracuse University. In 2002 she began exhibiting in art shows all across the country and has won a number of awards for her Japanese style work. Patricia lives in New York City with her family.

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Artwork: Butterfly Iris

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