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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

Deb Kosiba

Deb Kosiba is a Chicago area artist who has been making things since forever. In her professional life, she has designed toys for McDonald's, makeup cases for Caboodles, and seasonal giftware including candy, plush, and ceramics. She is currently the Model Shop Manager for Kolcraft Inc., where she builds prototypes of high chairs, strollers, and potty seats.

Her fannish life is no less diverse. Over the last 20 years or so, she has run Art Shows across the Midwest, Chaired Capricon twice, and started up the Artist's Alley at WindyCon. You will most often find her in Publications, creating flyers and wrangling with program books.

Over the decades she has shown art in countless Art Shows, in every medium imaginable. Most recently though, she has been working in stained glass. She, and her husband Phoenix, took classes together four years ago, and it has been a driving passion ever since.

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Artwork details: 12" x 23", 49 pieces, Tiffany Foil Construction. Instead of a traditional black background, I chose a glass that had a swirling deep purple/violet mix. As a contrast, I decided to leave the solder lines, which represent the orbits, a bright silver. Each planet is centered on its orbit, and I included all 9 planets.

Artwork: Solar System