Switching Over the Blog

We will be switching over the blog to here in the next day or two. Please be patient.

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Meet the Artist: Amanda Makepeace

www.amandamakepeace.com

Amanda Makepeace is a JordanCon favorite who has quietly built a following here for her beautiful, evocative work. In 2015, she was awarded the Judge's Choice Award by Artist Guest of Honor Todd Lockwood and the Art Show directors for her painting "Renascentia." Amanda is an Artist, Changeling, Wanderer, Bird Whisperer and part-time Owl Queen. When she is not in the studio, she is usually reconnecting with nature and the woods that inspired her as a child (and which continue to inspire her work today). If you are coming to JordanCon this year, be sure to check out her work and say hello.

Request for Seanchan Hold'em Volunteer

Volunteer Opening (8-DEC-2016): We're actively looking for an assistant to help Ben Gundersen​ run Seanchan Hold'em this year.
Just a couple requirements.
1. We need you to be available from 8:30 PM - 11:30 PM on Friday night of Con.
2. We also need you to be familiar with the rules of Texas Hold'em & willing to *not* play.
If you're interested in helping out this really important part of our charity fundraising efforts please email me (Jamie Cybert) at charityevents@jordancon.org. Please put "Seanchan Hold'em" in the subject line. Thanks & I look forward to hearing from you!!

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Now Accepting Media Applications for 2017

JordanCon is now accepting Media Applications for 2017. If you are a photographer, videographer, blogger, podcaster, etc. and you are interested in covering JordanCon in some way please submit an application.

Media Passes are limited, so all applications will receive a response to let you know whether you've been approved.
You must submit an application to receive a Media Pass. Apply here!

Artist Guest of Honor, Stephen Hickman

Stephen Hickman has been illustrating science fiction and fantasy for four decades.

Among other publications, his work has appeared in nineteen of the twenty-three SPECTRUM ANNUALS. Two books of his work are available: The Fantasy Art of Stephen Hickman [Donning, 1988]; and Empyrean, The Art of Stephen Hickman [Titan Pub., 2015]. Two of his sculptures of H. P. Lovecraft subjects have been issued by Bowen Designs.

JordanCon 2017 Room Block Now Open!

It's that time, everyone! The official room block for JordanCon 2017 is now open!

Click here to reserve your room today!

You can only reserve your room for the days listed, but if you need to add extra days, please send an email to chair@jordancon.org with your hotel confirmation number and what days you need.

We'll see you in April!!!

WoT TV Series!!!

Harriet's mysterious announcement is finally here!

"Wanted to share with you exciting news about The Wheel of Time. Legal issues have been resolved. The Wheel of Time will become a cutting edge TV series! I couldn’t be more pleased. Look for the official announcement coming soon from a major studio —Harriet"

https://plus.google.com/103674399065634804648/posts/1aeEKJiqdeF

Art Show Awards

Each year the JordanCon Art Show awards four awards to recognize the most outstanding works by our exhibiting artists. The art and artists winning these awards each year, as well as our Artist Guests of Honor who helped award these honors, are documented below.

The first is a Judges' Choice Award for the best work of art in that year's show, as determined by a panel consisting of our Art Show directors and the Artist Guest of Honor for that year. However, this award doesn't necessarily have to go to a single work. It can be (and has been) awarded to a group of works that work together as a thematic whole, such as Joe O'Hara's group of Wheel of Time character portraits which won the prize at JordanCon IV. The winner of the Judge's Choice Award is presented with a trophy and a certificate. You can see photos of many of these award winners over the years in the list below.

The Future of WoT!

Harriet McDougal made a very mysterious announcement this evening. She told us to check Robert Jordan's The Wheel of Time Google + page or Dragonmount on Wednesday for information regarding the future of The Wheel of Time.
Google + page: https://plus.google.com/103674399065634804648/posts?hl=en
Dragonmount: http://www.dragonmount.com/index.php

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