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Multiverse 2019 Schedule :: John Picacio

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John Picacio

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JOHN PICACIO is one of the most acclaimed American artists in science fiction and fantasy over the last decade, creating best-selling art for George R. R. Martin's A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE series, as well as the STAR TREK and X-MEN franchises. Major clients include Penguin Random House, Tor Books, HarperCollins, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Subterranean Press, Pyr, Baen Books, Dark Horse Comics, and many more. His body of work features major cover illustrations for authors such as Michael Moorcock, Harlan Ellison, Brenda Cooper, James Dashner, Frederik Pohl, Dan Simmons, Mark Chadbourn, Sheri S. Tepper, James Tiptree, Jr., Lauren Beukes, Jeffrey Ford, Joe R. Lansdale, and many, many more. His accolades include two Hugo Awards, eight Chesley Awards, two Locus Awards, two International Horror Guild Awards, the World Fantasy Award, and the Inkpot Award. In 2012, he founded his own creative imprint, Lone Boy, which became the launchpad for his Loteria Grande cards, a bold contemporary re-imagineering of the classic Mexican game of chance. In 2018, he became only the third person in 76 years to serve as Guest of Honor and Hugo Awards Master of Ceremonies at the same Worldcon. For more, please visit

1:00 pm

Opening Ceremonies :: GATHER BC (Chattahoochee BC)
Jesse Adams, Allie Charlesworth, Richard Fife, Seanan McGuire, John Picacio, Cat Rambo
Friday October 18, 2019 :: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

5:30 pm

Art It Up! :: GEEK: Sci-Fi (Rabun)
Amanda Makepeace, John Picacio, Michael Reber
Friday October 18, 2019 :: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

11:30 am

One Hour Game Demo: Loteria :: PLAY (Grand Salon D)
John Picacio
Saturday October 19, 2019 :: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

2:30 pm

The Art of John Picacio :: GATHER A (Chattahoochee A)
John Picacio
Saturday October 19, 2019 :: 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

4:00 pm

Artist Reception :: Art Expo
Lindsay Archer, Amy Brewer-Davenport, Ariel Burgess, Debbie Hughes, Leslé Kieu, Madolyn Locke, Amanda Makepeace, Jeffrey Patterson, John Picacio, Stephen Pitts, Jana Pullman, Michael Reber, Rachel Rieckenberg, Angela Sasser, Chris Wade
Saturday October 19, 2019 :: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

10:00 am

Gather 4xFantasy :: GATHER BC (Chattahoochee BC)
John Picacio
Sunday October 20, 2019 :: 10:00 am to 11:00 am

For more information about the convention, please visit the Multiverse webpage