The Spectrum exhibit, featuring a selection of over 120 works from top contemporary fantastic artists, will be on display from September 1 through October 17 2009 at the Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street, New York. Artists include Julie Bell, Kinuko Y. Craft, Eric Fortune, William Basso, Brom, James Gurney, Tony DiTerlizzi, Terese Nielsen, Yuko Shimizu, Michael Whelan, Donato Giancola, John Jude Palencar, Phil Hale, and many more.
The opening reception will be held Friday, September 11, 2009. Also in conjunction with the exhibit, James Gurney, Sam Weber, Charles Vess, Donato Giancola, and Gregory Manchess will demonstrate their skills and techniques in an open forum at the Art Out Loud 6 event, to be held Saturday, September 12 from 1-5 p.m.
Hugo-nominated Spectrum, founded in 1993, publishes yearly compilations of contemporary fantastic art. A percentage of the proceeds from the exhibit will be donated to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.