Art Show

The Norwescon Art Show consistently highlights some of the best in fantasy and science-fiction themed artwork of all types. Featuring work by our Artist Guest of Honor Tran Nguyen plus many regional artists, we delight in bringing the best possible artwork to you.

Norwescon 42 Participating Artists

Norwescon 42’s participating artists will be listed here later this year.

Art Show Online (for artists only)

Please use the Online Art Show link to register for the art show. You will also be able to update your profile information and add and edit your art and print out your bid tags within this online tool.

Art Show Volunteers

The art show is looking for more great volunteers. Become part of the team who make the art show fun and successful. If you are interested in joining us please contact our volunteer department through the contact page. We would love to hear from you.

The Norwescon Art Show Manager is Doug Booze.


Questions or comments? Contact us through the contact page.

Hours Friday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

The Norwescon Art Show consistently highlights some of the best in fantasy and science-fiction themed artwork of all types. Featuring work by our Artist Guest of Honor plus many regional artists, we delight in bringing the best possible artwork to you.

Check back here in the fall of 2018 for information on applying for the Norwescon 42 Art Show! Artists  are accepted on a first come, first serve basis, however, art must comply with our genre rules, and we do reserve the right to reject an artist’s application. We accept art from both attending and mail-in artists. The Norwescon Art Show is one of the largest science fiction and fantasy convention art shows in the country.

Norwescon Art Show Emerging Artist Competition

This is an art competition for young adults, designed to foster interest in Science Fiction and Fantasy art. For more info and rules, please see our Emerging Artist Competition page!

This list last updated Oct 2, 2018 @ 4:29 pm.

Norwescon 41 Art Show Awards

The Norwescon Art Show is proud to announce this year’s art show award winners. We would like to thank all of the artists for their outstanding contribution to this year’s show.

We would like to thank this year’s panel of judges: Galen Dara, Jeff LaCoss, Don Lacky, and Doug Booze for their generous time and knowledge in helping judge this year’s show. Every year we recognize one of our art show volunteers for going above and beyond in support of the art show. Please join is in congratulating this year’s recipient of the art show apprentice award, Alex Demboski.

Judge’s Choices:

Best in Show: Galen Dara, Space Whales
1st place: Foxfires, The Secret Carousel
2nd place: Tiffany Dae, Inner Working
3rd place: Camille High, Venus
Best Color: Lee Moyer, Wyrm
Best Black & White: Alan M. Clark, The Bonehill Ghost
Best Mixed Media: My Treehouse Studio, Arboreal Armor
Best 3D: Lisa Snellings, Who’s Laughing Now
Best Textile: Cleothyla, Always
Best Jewelry: Scarletrabbit, Ivory Beaded Floral Bracelet
GoH Pick: Rebecca Flaum, The Guardians

People’s Choice Awards:

Best Humor: Rob Carlos, Chinchilla Cavalry
Best Horror: Alan M. Clark, In the Dark, In the Night
Best Sci-Fi: Jeff Sturgeon, Doorway to Giza
Best 3-D/Jewelry: Josh Foreman, Colossus Barba
Best Fantasy: Josh Foreman, Colossus Barba
Best in Show: Cleothyla, Always