Teddy Harvia

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Teddy Harvia
Born David Thayer
Awards Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist
1991
1995
2001
2002

Rebel Award
1997
Website
http://web2.airmail.net/tharvia/

Teddy Harvia is the nom de plume of David Thayer, an American science fiction fan artist. "Teddy Harvia" is an anagram of "David Thayer".[1] He was born in Oklahoma but grew up in and resides in Dallas, Texas.[2]

As of 2010, Teddy Harvia has won the Hugo Award for Best Fan Artist four times, and has been nominated an additional sixteen times for the award.[3][4][5][6] For his service to Southern science fiction fandom, Harvia was presented the Rebel Award by the Southern Fandom Confederation in 1997 at that year's DeepSouthCon.[7]

David Thayer was chair of the bid to host the Worldcon in Cancún, Mexico, in 2003. (The bid lost to Torcon III and the 61st World Science Fiction Convention was held in Toronto.)[8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Drawing world attention: Hurst amateur cartoonist wins award". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. September 17, 1995. p. 29. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Teddy Harvia's Biography". Los Angeles Science Fiction Society. February 19, 2003. 
  3. ^ "1991 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  4. ^ "1995 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  5. ^ "2001 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  6. ^ "2002 Hugo Awards". World Science Fiction Society. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ "A Brief History of the DeepSouthCon". Southern Fandom Resource Guide. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  8. ^ "Con with the Wind". Emerald City. September 2000. Retrieved February 28, 2011. 
  9. ^ Lee, Cynthia (August 31, 2003). "GTA writer wins sci-fi prize". Toronto Star. p. A.02. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 

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