Nene Thomas

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Nene Tina Thomas (born August 31, 1968) is an artist living in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[1] She specialises in fantasy art, particularly faeries.

Career[edit]

Her first professional job was in 1994 when, according to her website, the publisher Wizards of the Coast approached her to contribute art work to Magic: The Gathering.[2]

Nene Thomas Illustrations Booth at the KC Renaissance Festival

Parting the Veil: The Art of Nene Thomas was published by Chimera Publishing in 2010.[3]

She partnered with fantasy artist Cindy McClure to create the Emerald Enticement fantasy doll, which is part of her Enchanted Maidens of Dragon Lore collection.[1]

Her husband Steven Plagman designs and cuts mats for her, and she worked on chapter illustrations for his high fantasy novel.[4]

She creates resin fairies with translucent wings, including one called "Prelude in Blue".[5]

She illustrated the card "Faerie Dragon" for the computer version of Magic: The Gathering.

Conventions[edit]

She has been a guest of honor at RadCon, and was the Artist Guest of Honor at DemiCon and OryCon in 1999, and the Artist Guest of Honor at Conestoga 6 in 2002.

Thomas was the Artist Guest of Honor at the InCon science fiction and fantasy convention in Spokane, Washington in 2000.[6][7]

She was the Artist Guest of Honor at Windycon 37, a Chicago area SF conference, in 2010.[8]

She was an artist guest of honor at MidSouthCon 29 in 2011, at the Memphis Hilton in Memphis.[9]

Thomas is slated to be a guest of honor at ConQuesT 2015.[10]

Art collections[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Miazga, Mike (August–September 2010). "Perfect Pairing: Fantasy artist Nene Thomas and doll artist Cindy McClure team up". Doll Reader 38 (6): 34.
  2. ^ "About the Artist". nenethomas.com. Retrieved October 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ Thomas, N.; Coville, B. (2010). Parting the Veil: The Art of Nene Thomas. Chimera Publishing. ISBN 9780974461298. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Sequential Tart: Anime Expo Celebrates Its 15th Anniversary (vol IX/iss 8/August 2006)". sequentialtart.com. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Google". google.ca. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  6. ^ http://www.highbeam.com/doc/1P2-27300084.html
  7. ^ https://web.archive.org/web/20000826220139/http://incon.skywalk.com/Guests.html
  8. ^ "Analog -- Upcoming Events". analogsf.com. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 
  9. ^ Meek, Andy (March 25, 2011). "MidSouthCon 29 to Unite Sci-Fi Fans". The Daily News (Memphis, TN). Retrieved March 29, 2011. 
  10. ^ "ConQuesT Science Fiction Convention - Memorial Day Weekend - Kansas City MO". conquestkc.org. Retrieved July 5, 2015. 

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