From The Artist

We are thrilled to welcome Jason Eckhardt as our Artist Guest of Honor at Necon 38.

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason Eckhardt

We hope you enjoy the following collection of samples from his portfolio. As you can see, Jason Eckhardt is an artist who works across both various styles and mediums, including editorial cartoons. We cannot wait to display his work in our art show this summer.

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason Eckhardt

Jason C. Eckhardt is a self-taught artist who had the foresight to be born into an artistic family. At age twelve he decided to become an illustrator after reading Norse Gods and Giants by the d’Aulaires. Other favorite illustrators include Howard Pyle and Arhtur Rackham. Eckhardt’s work can be found in publications from Dell Magazines and Hippocampus Press, among others.

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Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtApril 19, 2013.

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtLighthouse on the Cape-scratchboard. The subject was perfect for the medium.

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtEditorial cartoon about the old Orpheum Theatre.

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtTiverton’s natural beauty — if I captured a fraction of it, I will be happy.

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtMy most recent cartoon for the New Bedford Standard-Times-striking a blow for beleaguered teachers!

 

Necon 38 Artist Guest of Honor Jason EckhardtAngel Oak, in South Carolina. A pastel I did last year of the most amazing tree on the East Coast. Over 1,500 years old, its branches spread like the vault of heaven.

The artwork on this page has been borrowed from the artist’s Tumblr account.
For future updates and to see more of his work, please follow him at http://eck-art.tumblr.com.
To learn more about the rest of our dais of Guests at Necon 38 this summer, please click HERE.

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