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NEWS

  • Aug 24, 2013 - added a new page with maps and navigation information for the convention site.
  • Aug 23, 2013 - expanded the travel and parking pages.
  • Aug 22, 2013 - you can now access program and other convention information from our mobile applications.
  • Aug 21, 2013 - Press Release #32: LoneStarCon 3 Thanks Publishers for Supporting Public Libraries in San Antonio.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - our interactive program guide is now online, with details of all 945 program items!
  • Aug 20, 2013 - the Pocket Program can now be downloaded in PDF format from the publications page.
  • Aug 20, 2013 - Press Release #31: LoneStarCon 3 Partners with Ustream to Broadcast 2013 Hugo Award Ceremony.
  • Aug 19, 2013 - our Restaurant Guide can now be downloaded from the publications page.
  • Aug 13, 2013 - the overall convention schedule is now available including service hours and program highlights.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - Progress Report 5 is now available.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - there will be a ghost walking tour of San Antonio on the evening of Thursday, August 29.
  • Aug 12, 2013 - our animation program will be showing a wide range of anime and cartoons.
  • Aug 8, 2013 - published initial agenda and materials for the WSFS Business Meeting.
  • Aug 7, 2013 - Press Release #29: LoneStarCon 3 to Feature Author Jay Lake with Film Premiere and Special Exhibit.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - every day is special with our Theme Days in the Exhibit Hall.
  • Aug 1, 2013 - John Hertz will be leading book discussion groups on The Glass Bead Game, Vintage Season, and The Dying Earth. Read them, and then join in!
Artist Showcase - Chris Moore

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Born in South Yorkshire, UK in 1947, Chris Moore graduated in illustration from the Royal College of Art in 1972. He began his professional career as a founding partner in a design group called Moore Morris, working on a huge variety of projects - from book covers, record covers and magazine covers, to wallpaper designs (he produced a particularly successful one for The Empire Strikes Back which sold 5 million rolls in the first week).

Chris has produced covers for almost every kind of book, but when he was commissioned to do his first SF cover for an Alfred Bester book he found his true love. Since then he has worked for most of the major publishers on both sides of the Atlantic for such authors as Isaac Asimov, Clifford D. Simak, Larry Niven and Arthur C. Clarke. In 2000 he was commissioned to produce a first day cover for The Isle of Man post office to commemorate 2001 by Arthur C. Clarke. This was subsequently signed in space by all the astronauts on the space shuttle. In recent years Moore has become notably associated with the works of Philip K. Dick, having done covers for almost all his publications at one time or another including his non-SF novels and stories.

Chris enjoyed getting a 'Pink Pig' award from Women in Publishing in 1980 for the most sexist book cover for that year (Capitol by Orson Scott Card) and he's received an Asimov's Magazine Readers Award for best cover art in 1998 as well as several Chesley nominations.

His art has been featured in: Parallel Lines in 1981 by Dragons Dream (also featuring the work of Peter Elson), Dream Makers (collecting the work of 6 artists, 1988 by Paper Tiger), and Fantasy Art Masters, published by Watson-Guptill, 2000. In 1999 his first collection: Journeyman, the Art of Chris Moore by Stephen Gallagher was published by Paper Tiger. Chris's essay "The Curate's Apple" and art was selected for the anthology Paint or Pixel: The Digital Divide in Illustration Art (Non-Stop, 2008). He has had many featured articles and magazine interviews, most recently a major piece in Illustration, Comic & Animation Fantasy Art a highly glossy magazine published in China by the University of Peking.

Chris is married with two children and two dogs and has two children from a previous marriage. He lives in a converted barn in Lancashire, England where he runs a gallery from his home - and also finds time to play lead guitar in a local country blues band.

Note: Chris Moore's work will be exhibited at LoneStarCon 3 by Worlds of Wonder.

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Artwork: Cover for We Can Build You (Philip K Dick), Harpercollins 1996