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The 70th World Science Fiction Convention
August 30-September 3, 2012   Hyatt Regency   Chicago

Artist Gallery

Rachael Mayo

Rachael Mayo is a fantasy and SF artist from Kansas City, Missouri. She earned a bachelor's degree in illustration from University of Central Missouri in 1999. Rachael considers art her foremost hobby, and she spends most hours outside of her day job producing art. (Her day job is technical; she is a tech analyst who enjoys tormenting unsuspecting mainframes.)

Rachael prefers traditional art mediums and specializes in combination techniques that include watercolor, colored pencil, paint pens, ink, acrylic, and found objects. She also uses Photoshop to some extent, but does not consider it one of her primary mediums. She likes to create creatures with eye-searingly bright patterns and color schemes.

Most of the artwork Rachael produces is in the form of private commissions and personal projects. She occasionally creates book covers and interior illustrations, and works primarily with small press publishers.

Rachael likes bugs, birds, monsters from outer space, dragons, fish, movie soundtracks and the symphony, clouds, books, and giant robots.

Rachael has shown her artwork at the Blue Wolf Gallery in Kansas City, and she shows her work every year at science-fiction/fantasy convention art shows around the country. These include ConQuesT in KC, DragonCon in Atlanta, LunaCon in New York, Archon in St. Louis, MileHighCon in Denver, CoastCon in Biloxe, and the Raytown Artists' Invitational, among others. She participates in the annual Art/Work competition hosted by the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City.

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Artwork: The Nefarious Octoparrot