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Michael Dashow
except where
otherwise noted

Page last updated on
March 29th, 2015

Welcome to my illustration portfolio. Through the years, I have done a number of book covers, magazine articles, promotional artwork for games, and more. I have placed in competitions such as the CGSociety Challenges a few times (including an Excellence Award in 'The Uplift Challenge.' ) I was a Top 20 Award recipient (14th place) for the 2008 Dominance War III international game character design competition. I am also a Chesley Award winner for my my cover for Peter S. Beagle's 'The Rhinoceros Who Quoted Nietzsche,' which won the Chesley Award for Best Paperback Book Cover of the Year in 1997, the first digital piece to ever win a Chesley. (The Chesley is given out by the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists at the World Science Fiction Convention each year.) My work has also been featured in 'Spectrum,' 'Expose,' 'ImagineFX' magazine (Britain), It's Art Magazine (France) and Fantasy Art Magazine (China.)

I have to confess that I am way behind in updating this page. I hope to get caught up soon.
In the meantime, while this pageis up-to-date with full-on paintings, my ArtStation page
has several dozen more recent illustrations on it (especially character designs).
(A lot of the work from this page is there too.)

This section is for my more children-oriented artwork, and features a much greater mix of watercolors along with the digital work.