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John Jude Palencar : biography

1957 -

John Jude Palencar (born 1957 in Fairview Park, Ohio) is a fantasy, science fiction, and horror artist. Over 100 book covers have been adorned by his art, including all four covers of the Inheritance Cycle series by Christopher Paolini. He graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design in 1980.

Work

Palencar has exhibited in numerous group shows in galleries, colleges and universities throughout the United States. Demand for his work extends into Europe and the Pacific rim through sales of his original paintings, second-rights usages and commissions.

He was a featured artist for IDEA Magazine in Japan. Many private and corporate collections throughout the United States and Europe include his paintings. Palencar has created covers for several novels by Stephen King, who also holds Palencar's work in his private collection.

When Knopf published Eragon in 2003, they called on Palencar to illustrate the cover. He also illustrated the covers for Eldest, Brisingr, and Inheritance. (January 16, 2008). Random House Accessed 2008-01-16. Paolini said that he named Palancar Valley after him long before Palencar illustrated the cover of Eragon.

In 2010 Palencar was nominated in the World Fantasy Award Best Artist category.

List

  • The Secret by Byron Preiss (1982) ISBN 0-553-01408-0
  • Teot's War (1986)
  • Lord of the Crooked Paths (1987)
  • Chthon (1987)
  • The Serpent's Egg (1988)
  • Master of the Fearful Depths (1989)
  • Blood Storm (1989)
  • Tehanu: The Last Book of Earthsea (1991)
  • The Hollow Man (1992)
  • The Hollow Man (1993)
  • Impossible Things (1993)
  • Blood Pact (1993)
  • Blood Lines (1993)
  • The Forest House (1994)
  • LoveDeath (1994)
  • Earthsong (1994)
  • The Forest House (1995)
  • Dreams of Terror and Death: The Dream Cycle of H.P. Lovecraft (1995)
  • Testament (1995)
  • Evolution's Shore (1995)
  • Becoming Human (1995)
  • The Transition of H. P. Lovecraft: The Road to Madness (1996)
  • Return to Avalon (1996)
  • Attila's Treasure (1996)
  • Archangel (1996)
  • The Lady of Avalon (1997)
  • Jovah's Witness (1997)
  • Blood Trail (1997)
  • Blood Price (1997)
  • Blood Debt (1997)
  • The Alleluia Files (1998)
  • Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (1998)
  • Fire Watch (1998)
  • The Terrorists of Irustan (1999)
  • Forests of the Heart (2000)
  • Daughter of the Forest (2000)
  • The Redemption of Althalus (2001)
  • The Onion Girl (2001)
  • The Bone Doll's Twin (2001)
  • Son of the Shadows (2001)
  • Kushiel's Dart (2001)
  • Forests of the Heart (2001)
  • Empty Cities of the Full Moon (2001)
  • Daughter of the Forest (2001)
  • Child of the Prophecy (2001)
  • Son of the Shadows (2002)
  • Daughter of the Forest (2002)
  • Child of the Prophecy (2002)
  • Kushiel's Chosen (2002)
  • Kushiel's Avatar (2003)
  • Shadows Over Baker Street (2003)
  • Eragon (2003)
  • Eldest (2005)
  • Four & Twenty Blackbirds (2005)
  • The Lord of the Rings (2005)
    • The Fellowship of the Ring (2005)
    • The Two Towers (2005)
    • The Return of the King (2005)
  • Star Wars: Darth Bane: Path of Destruction (2006)
  • Wings To The Kingdom (2006)
  • The Black Tattoo (2006)
  • Kushiel's Scion (2006)
  • The Horror in the Museum (2007)
  • Fatal Revenant (2007)
  • Brisingr (2008)
  • Inheritance (2011)

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