SF PAINTING DEMO AT NIPPON 2007
Michael invites fellow artists Bob Eggleton & Naoyuki Kato to join him in painting live for fans. The guys paint up a storm and produce 9 paintings which they donate to the convention. The collaborative works raise over $30,000 in the art auction.
NIPPON 2007, The Opening Ceremonies for the World Science Fiction Convention, Yokohama, Japan
Michael Whelan is the American Artist Guest of Honor for the first World Science Fiction Convention in Asia and he delivers a speech mostly in Japanese at the standing-room-only event.
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From the mid-90s to the early aughts, Mike designed and maintained the original MichaelWhelan.com and GlassOnion.com websites. After a hiatus of several years, he has rebuilt the site from the ground up and is happy to be back as webmaster.