Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 36: Carnival of Wonders, May 27 - 30, 2022 Missoula, Montana

Jeff Sturgeon

MisCon 36 Attending Professional

Jeff is a nationally knows award winning artist and creator. He has a 30 year career as a professional artist and was MisCon 30 Artist Guest of Honor.

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 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: John Barba, Rob Carlos, Dragon Dronet, Vandy Hall, Tess Langston, Sean Ricks, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres, Andy Vanoverberghe, Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 36's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee (or something stronger), get things signed, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 9:00
  • panel Fri 9:00 - 9:50 PM, Drink and Draw, Brooks and Brown
    Moderator: Chris Blazer; Panelists: Rob Carlos, Tess Langston, Sean Ricks, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres, Andy Vanoverberghe

    Grab a drink and join a few of our artists in the hotel bar for a fun session of drinking and "drawing" a couple of MisCon's cosplayers. Now's your chance to hang out with our artists in a less formal situation. We're curious to see each artist's take on the subject.

  • Break Fri 9:50 - Sat 11:00
  • panel Sat 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: John Barba, Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres, Andy Vanoverberghe

    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 12:50 - Sat 2:00
  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, The Art of Jeff Sturgeon, Ballroom C
    Panelists: Jeff Sturgeon

    Let's take a look at Jeff Sturgeon's art!

  • panel Sat 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Artist Pictionary, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Jean Carlos; Panelists: Rob Carlos, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres, Andy Vanoverberghe

    Watch our artists play a vicious game of Pictionary against each other.

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: John Barba, Rob Carlos, Sean Ricks, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres, Andy Vanoverberghe

    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 12:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Jeff Sturgeon Art Demo, Atrium
    Panelists: Jeff Sturgeon

    Watch artist Jeff Sturgeon work on whatever medium he chooses.