Articles

  Omar Rayyan: The Guru of Fairy Town
Omar Rayyan: The Guru of Fairy Town Feb 08,2017 Beginner
Patrick Scalisi

Patrick Scalisi

Having a conversation with Omar Rayyan is like talking to a Buddhist Zen master who dispenses koan riddles like a vending machine. He’ll challenge you, even if you’re the one asking the questions, and seek to broaden your horizons both…

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  Looking to the Stars
Looking to the Stars Jan 18,2017 Beginner
Patrick Scalisi

Patrick Scalisi

Pat Morrissey-Lewis has had as varied a career as any Magic artist, including a stint as a planetarium show illustrator.   Pat Morrissey-Lewis is sitting at her booth at the DCU Center in Worcester, Mass., during a Star City Games…

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  Michael Whelan: Pop Culture Phenom
Michael Whelan: Pop Culture Phenom Dec 06,2016 Beginner
Patrick Scalisi

Patrick Scalisi

“The man in black fled across the desert, and the gunslinger followed.”   The opening words to the first book in Stephen King’s Dark Tower opus, The Gunslinger, have inspired many readers since the book’s publication in 1982 — but…

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  IX Redux
IX Redux Nov 21,2016 Beginner
Patrick Scalisi

Patrick Scalisi

After moving to a fresh city and show venue, IX9 delivers a spectacular first show at its new home.   By Sunday, Oct. 23, the holes were starting to show. IX9, formerly known as Illuxcon, had been going on for…

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  IX9 | Illuxcon 9 2016
IX9 | Illuxcon 9 2016 Oct 19,2016
Daniel Chang

Daniel Chang

IX is the first, ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism—bringing artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gathering intended to inspire and create further awareness and zeal for imaginative realism and all…

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