Jeff Sturgeon

MisCon 29 Attending Professional

Jeff is a northwest artist known for his award-winning paintings usually involving space in one form or another. He paints primarily with acrylics on either textured metal or canvas. His work has appeared on many book and magazine covers.

In a former life Jeff was a long time computer game artist/ art director most notably with Electronic Arts Seattle. He lives in the Cascade foothills of Washington with sons Corwin and Duncan.

Jeff is a northwest artist known for his beautiful award winning metal paintings usually involving space in one form or another. Jeff is also known for beautiful landscapes.

Jeff paints primarily with acrylics on either textured metal or canvas and his work has appeared on many book and magazine covers. Jeff is a guest and has been an AGOH at numerous cons around the country. Jeff is a member of the IAAA, the International Astronomical Artists Association.

Jeff's work has won numerous awards over the years but he's most proud of his Best of Show at NASFIC 2005, Judges Choice and 2 Childrens Choice awards LAcon4 WorldSF Con 2006 and a Judges Choice and Peoples Choice Best of Show Devention WorldSF Con 2008. Jeff was awarded one of the six coveted awards at Renovation, 2011 WorldSF Con in Reno, NV. Jeff has also been awarded Norwescon's Best of Show three times and this year he was awarded Peoples Choice Best SF for the 6th time.

Jeff in a former life was a long time computer game artist/ art director most notably with Electronic Arts Seattle. He lives in the Cascade foothills of Wa with sons Corwin and Duncan.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Great Hall (Upstairs)
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Chuck Bordell, Jean Carlos, Rob Carlos, Michael Greytak, Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, Todd Lockwood, John Picacio, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 29's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Sat 11:00
  • panel Sat 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Jeff Sturgeon Art Demo, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Jeff Sturgeon

    Jeff's award winning art is easily recognizable, come and learn his unique style and techniques while you watch him work.

  • Break Sat 11:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Todd Lockwood, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Artist Pictionary, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
    Moderator: Jean Carlos; Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Join teams with one of our artists and play Pictionary. The artists will build teams from audience members. The hat full of chits of paper, each with a movie, TV show, book or story title, or a character related to the theme.

  • panel Sun 3:00 - 4:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, John Picacio, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, The Mad Art Orde.r, Thunderdome Left (Big Room Left)
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Artistic Mad-libs! The audience will supply random nouns, verbs, and adjectives, and our moderator will gather just enough components to make an insane sentence. For example: A couple nouns, a verb, and a handful of adjectives might be strung together as, "A mad scientist gives a scaly award to a superhero." Our artists will draw these Mad Libs and fun will ensue.

  • panel Mon Noon - 12:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, John Picacio, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.


Note: Guest and pro biographical information may have been updated since MisCon 29.


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