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Illustrator, Educator, Author, Lecturer, Consultant, Curator

undergraduate Phoenix/Pratt; MA, Syracuse University

lllustration clients include:
ABC; Avon Books;  Ballantine Books; Bantam Books; Batelle Memorial Institute; BBDO Worldwide; Berkley/Putnam;  Big E Entertainment; CBS; CNN; Collier Publishing; Danbury Mint; Dell Magazines; Digital Media Zone; Discover; Donner/Schuler/Donner Productions; Doubleday; Dow Chemical; Facts on File; Ford Aerospace; Franklin Mint; Harcourt; HarperCollins; Grey Advertising; Kearfott-Singer Aerospace; KNB EFX; Krantz Films; LucasFilm, Ltd.; Macmillan; MCA/Universal; MGM/United Artists; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian Institution); National Geographic; NBC; Newsweek;  New York Times; North American-Rockwell; PBS; Pocket Books; Readers Digest; San Francisco Examiner; Scholastic; Scy-Fy Channel; Signet; Spectral Motion; Time;  Time/Life Corp.; 20th Century-Fox; U. S. Air Force; U.S. Postal Service; Viking/Penguin; Warner Bros.; WB Network; Wired; Workman Press

Books authored:
Di Fate’s Catalog of Science Fiction Hardware, Workman Publishing; Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art, Viking/Penguin; The Science Fiction Art of Vincent Di Fate, Paper Tiger; Persistent Vision: The Indelible Images of Fantastic Cinema, pending Other authored works: in excess of 300 articles, screenplays, screen treatments, introductions, forewords and book and encyclopedic entries on a variety of topics from art to science to works of fiction for sources including Universal Pictures, Omni magazine, The San Francisco Examiner and The New York Times.

Exhibitions include:
American Museum of Natural History, Hayden Planetarium, NY, NY; Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY, NY; Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Kennedy Space Center (NASA), Cape Canaveral, Fl; Earthlight Gallery, Boston, Ma.; Museum of Science and Natural History, St. Louis, Mo.; National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.; New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Ct.; New York Academy of Sciences, NY, NY; New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY; Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pa.; Museum of American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, NY, NY; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Science Fiction Achievement Award for Best Professional Artist (the Hugo Award), World Science Fantasy Association; Frank R. Paul Award for Lifetime Achievement in Science Fiction and Fantasy Art; Skylark Award for Imaginative Fiction; Lensman Award for Lifetime Achievement; Locus Award for Best Professional Artist; Chesley Award for Lifetime Achievement, Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists; Society of Illustrators; Spectrum; Rondo Award; Analog Award for Best Cover Art; Distinguished Educator in the Arts Award, Society of Illustrators

Related activities:

current: member, Hall of Fame Committee, Society of Illustrators; trustee, Sardoni Acquisitions Fund (SI); trustee, Charles Henry Carter Foundation (SI); founding member and first president, Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists; member of Low Illustration Committee, New Britain Museum of American Art; former: member, Board of Directors, Society of illustrators; chair, Permanent Collection Committee, Museum of American Illustration (SI); chair, Museum Committee, Museum of American Illustration (SI); president, Society of Illustrators

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