Charles Vess





Charles Vess


Born
in Lynchburg, VA, The United States
June 10, 1951

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Arthur Rackham, Alphonse Mucha


Charles was born in 1951 in Lynchburg, Virginia and has been drawing since he could hold a crayon. He drew his first full-length comic when he was 10 and called it "Atomic Man." Minimalist in nature, it required no drawing of hands, feet or heads ("they just glowed"). Since then, he has painstakingly drawn thousands of hands, feet, and heads in great detail. Charles graduated with a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, and worked in commercial animation for Candy Apple Productions in Richmond, Va., before moving to New York City in 1976. It was there that he became a freelance illustrator, working for many publications including Heavy Metal, Klutz Press, and National Lampoon. His award-winning work has graced the pages of numerous com ...more

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Into the Green is a journey into the fantastical mind and mythological world of award-winning artist Charles Vess. This exhibit is at the William King Museum in historic Abingdon, VA through September 27, 2015. The show features a 150′ gallery mural that will be painted over at the end of the show, so don’t miss it! The museum is open 7 days a week and admission is free. For more information ca...

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