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  • 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 - Jeff Sturgeon


Jeff is a Northwestern artist known for his beautiful award winning metal paintings. These usual involve space in one form or another but not always; Jeff is also known for beautiful landscapes. Jeff paints primarily with acrylics on either textured metal or canvas and his work has appeared on numerous book and magazine covers. Jeff is a regular exhibitor and has been an Artist Guest of Honor at numerous cons around the country.

Jeff Sturgeon's work has graced books, magazine, e-books, and CDs. Jeff is a member of the IAAA, the International Astronomical Artists Association. Jeff's work has won numerous awards over the years but he is most proud of his Best of Show at NASFIC 2005, Judges' Choice and two Children's Choice awards at L.A.Con IV (2006 Worldcon) and a Judges' Choice and People's Choice as Best of Show at Denvention 3 (2008 Worldcon). Most recently Jeff was awarded one of the six coveted awards at Renovation, the 2011 Worldcon in Reno, NV.

In a former life Jeff was a long time computer game artist/art director most notably with Electronic Arts Seattle. He lives in the Cascade foothills of Washington with sons Corwin and Duncan.

Visit Jeff Sturgeon at

Artwork: Essence of Humanity