Bio

Born, raised, lives and works in Southern California, USA.
Free-lance Illustrator since 1990.
Computer Game Artist/Animator, 1994-2004.
 

 Email:  aprillee@lycos.com

Education
 

BFA in Illustration, with Honors

Art Center College of Design,

Pasadena, CA

 

BA/MA in Modern History

St. Hilda's College, Oxford University

England

 

BA, cum laude, English Lit.,

Mount Holyoke College,

South Hadley, MA

 

 

Junior Year Abroad (English Lit, History, Archaeology)

Edinburgh University,

Scotland, UK

 

 

Illustration Courses and Workshops

 

2009

Illustration Master Class

Charles Vess, Guest Instructor

 

2010

Illustration Master Class

James Gurney, Guest Instructor, with Jeremy Jarvis

 

2011

Illustration Master Class

Iain McCaig, Guest Instructor

2012

Illustration Master Class

Brom, Guest Instructor

 

2013

Illustration Master Class

Mike Mignola, Guest Instructor

 

2014

Illustration Master Class

Brian & Wendy Froud, Guest Instructors

 

2014

SmArt School, Spring

Donato Giancola, Instructor

 

2014

SmArt School, Fall

Donato Giancola, Instructor

 

2016

SmArt School, Spring

Dan DosSantos, Instructor

2017

SmArt School, Spring 

Donato Giancola, Instructor

2018

SmArt School, Spring

Dan DosSantos, Instructor

 

 

Exhibitions
& Festivals
 

2016

IlluxCon Showcase, table.

 

2014

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

 

2013

Spectrum Live, booth.

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

 

2012

Spectrum Live, booth.

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

 

2011

Constellation, Artist Guest of Honor.

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

Mile-Hi Con, art show.

World Fantasy Con, art show.

 

2010

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

 

2009

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

 

2008

San Diego Comic Con, booth.

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels.

 

1994-2007

GenCon-Indy, tables/panels/booth.

various WorldCons and World Fantasy Cons.

 

2002-2005

IMAGES OF MIDDLE EARTH, a traveling Exhibition of Art based on the Lord of the Rings by J. R. R. Tolkien, put on by Arteventi and the Italian Tolkien Society,  Italy.

Awards 
& Honors
 

SPECTRUM 2: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art,  book--interior.

 

Best Color-- "Arial" at MileHiCon, 2011, Denver, CO.

 

Best in Show--"Masque of the Red Death" at Westercon 1998 Art Show, San Diego, CA.

 

Ribbon--"Vampire Rex" at Worldcon 1991 Art Show, Chicago, IL.

 

Most Humorous--"Survival of the Fittest" at Westercon 1989 Art Show, Anaheim, CA.

 

Artist Guest of Honor-- at Constellation 2011, Lincoln, NE.

 

Artist Guest of Honor-- at GenCon-SoCal, Anaheim, CA.

 

Artest Guest-- at Everything to Gain 3 Tournament, Seattle, WA.

 

Artist Guest of Honor-- at Conpulsion, Edinburgh, Scotland.

 

Artist Guest at To the Last Man 2--L5R European Championship, Metz, France.

 

Artist Guest of Honor-- at Concussion 1999, Omaha, NE.

 

Artist Guest of Honor at Enigma-Con, UCLA,  Los Angeles, CA.

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Posting this content without permission on the internet constitutes "publishing" under the law and infringes copyright.

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