Author: Jane Frank

The Artful Collector: Fading New Visions

The Artful Collector: Fading New Visions

Artists used to get great exposure, back in the day. Now they're fighting for more. Read More »

The Artful Collector: On the Topic of “Puppies” from a Former “Loser”

The Artful Collector: On the Topic of “Puppies” from a Former “Loser”

Does Puppygate Affect the Best Artist Hugos? Observations by a Hugo Loser. Read More »

The Artful Collector: The World Fantasy Convention 2014

The Artful Collector: The World Fantasy Convention 2014

WFC 2014 program book with cover art “into the Fire” by Artist Guest of Honor, Les Edwards I have to confess, reporting on a convention is usually crazy fun for me.  It’s an occasion for legitimate name-dropping of all the new artis... Read More »

The Artful Collector: My One and Only

The Artful Collector: My One and Only

One-Of-A-Kind: Maybe it is, maybe it isn't. Maybe you want to buy it anyway.... Read More »

The Artful Collector: On a Sentimental Hunt

The Artful Collector: On a Sentimental Hunt

Nostalgia: it motivates us to pay far to much for memories. Better hope there's a secondary market.... Read More »

The Artful Collector: How (and when) to Part with Art

The Artful Collector: How (and when) to Part with Art

It's a sad day when your art collection has to go on sale. Don't compound the problem - do it with a plan. Read More »

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now?  Spotlight on Paul Alexander

The Artful Collector: Where Are They Now? Spotlight on Paul Alexander

Paul Alexander's art is being snapped up by collectors Read More »

The Artful Collector: Fantasy Art for Consumers

The Artful Collector: Fantasy Art for Consumers

Fantasy art for consumers - pop culture fantasies Read More »

The Artful Collector: IlluXCon 7 Convention Report

The Artful Collector: IlluXCon 7 Convention Report

Pat Wilshire, beaming with delight at the crowds enjoying the Artists’ Showcase event at IX 2014 Well, I’m home from the front lines, back from the “trenches” filled with Imaginative Realism – and the reunion was an unqu... Read More »

The Artful Collector:  IlluxCon 7 “The Prequel”

The Artful Collector: IlluxCon 7 “The Prequel”

It seems like only yesterday (in fact, it WAS only yesterday) that I turned in the last of my postings on the 72nd Worldcon: LonCon3 . . . and here I am (along with dozens of artists) gearing up for the next. IlluXCon 7 (IX for short).  Which will be... Read More »

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