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John Picacio

John Picacio

Artist, A Song of Ice and Fire, Elric of Melnibone

John Picacio is one of the most acclaimed American artists in science fiction, fantasy, and horror publishing over the last decade. He illustrated the bestselling 2012 George R. R. Martin/A Song of Ice and Fire Calendar and has created iconic cover art for books by Michael Moorcock, Dan Simmons, and more, as well as Star Trek and X-Men. Winner of the 2012 and 2013 Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist, he is the owner of Lone Boy, a media company housing his creator-owned art ventures, including the forthcoming Loteria, featuring 54 new Picacio artworks. For more information, please visit