FenCon IX - September 21-23, 2012 - Dallas, Texas

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Our biggest year so far!

Greetings to artists and art lovers as FenCon hosts its eighth annual Art Show and Art Auction! We once again welcome artists from across the great southwest and around the world, either in-person or by mail-in.

Now you know about our Art Show but do you know about the artists who are particpating? We'll have art from Artist Guest of Honor Donato Giancola, of course, plus we're anticipating art from our invited artist program participants and much more from other top fannish artists, including Diana Almand, David Lee Anderson, Julie Barrett, Alan F. Beck, Lamonte Blaylock, Michael Braun, Peri Charlifu, Sarah Clemens, Cat Conrad, Cynthia Dickinson, Jane Fancher, Randy Farran, Sara Felix, Julia Finucane, Brad Foster, Bev Hale, Dell Harris, Christi S. Hayden, James Humble, David S. Laforce, Joy Marie Ledet, Catalina Lopez, Angela Lowry, Kerry Maffeo, Theresa Mather, Melia Newman, Patti E. Prevett, Whitney Prevett, T.S. Rider, Denise Stockton, Alain Viesca, Vincent Villafranca, Tomi Welch, Marye Wexford, Mel White, and Scott Zrubek. We thank them all for helping to make FenCon's eighth annual art show a success.

Artist Check-In/Check-Out Hours:

  • Thursday: check-in begins at 3:00pm, ends at 7:00pm
  • Friday: check-in begins at 10:00am, ends at 2:00pm
  • Sunday: check-out begins at 12:00pm, ends at 3:00pm

Late arriving artists may still check in while the show is open on Friday.

Art Show Hours:

  • Friday: opens at 2:00pm, closes at 7:00pm
  • Saturday: opens at 10:00am, closes at 6:00pm
  • Art Auction (Saturday): starts at 7:00pm, ends about 9:00pm
  • Sunday: opens at 10:00am, closes at 2:00pm

Art Auction:

We'll start with a silent auction in the Art Show all day Friday and well into Saturday. Items with three or more bids will move to the live auction starting at 7pm on Saturday. We will post more information here as it becomes available.

Space in the FenCon Art Show is completely sold out! Our panels and tables will be filled with original paintings, prints, sculptures, jewelry and other forms of artwork. Space goes quickly every year and you must contact Art Show director Jimmy Simpson by e-mail at artshow@fencon.org to check on availability for 2013. Thank you.


General Art Show Rules for FenCon IX

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If you have any questions or comments about this year's Art Show, please contact Art Show director Jimmy Simpson by e-mail at artshow@fencon.org, by phone at (817)939-9012, or by postal mail (updated) at:

     Jimmy Simpson
     Attn: FenCon Art Show
     P.O. Box 200984
     Arlington, TX 76006

We will happily answer questions by phone or e-mail but we must have fees in hand to guarantee your space in the Art Show.

Last updated 16 September 2012


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