Artist Alley (SOLD OUT)

Balticon’s Artist Alley is a place for artists to meet the public and interact with their fans. It is a place to demonstrate your artistic techniques and sell your original art: both originals and prints. Tables are curated so that we can offer fans a wide range of talented artists’ offerings.

The Artist Alley Director will be on site no later than 12 pm to help you locate your tables, and assist with any last minute details. She will have your badge(s) after Registration opens at approximately 3 pm.

Artist Alley Registrants:

1: James Noll
James Noll writes horror, sci-fi, and post-apocalyptic fiction. Check out his work at

2: Martina Fetzer
Befuddling Books
Martina was born in Florida, which was probably the last time she wasn’t cold. After living all over the U.S., she found herself in West Virginia where she graduated with an M.A. in English from West Virginia University. Since then, she has worked as a technical writer, editor, and adjunct instructor.In her spare time, Martina enjoys comics, sci-fi, hockey, and art. She has written as a hobby since she was a tween, and recently founded Befuddling Books to publish her work. Her first novel, a satiric take on time travel called Time Binge, was published in 2016. Its sequel, Time Purge, was released shortly thereafter. Her third, a superhero parody entitled The Bedazzlers, is currently in the works. Her style draws from her love of comic books, combining science fiction, fantasy, and humor.

3: T Campbell & Phil Kahn
Guilded Age
Guilded Age, the long-running saga of the working class adventurer! New comics every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at!
Charity Auction Donation: The Guilded Age Complete Collection! One of everything we have at our table, with signed graphic novels, pins, prints, stickers, and more! Contains: Guilded Age vols 1-3, Wave 1 Pin Set, Wave 2 Pin Set, Sticker Set, Postcard Set, Print Set, Frigg Charm. Value $100

4: Meg Eden, Kathy MacMillan
YA Authors

5 & 6: Eric Menge
Mythmakers is a small, independent publishing house of writers and artists who are dedicated to publishing high-quality speculative fiction in a variety of media. Mythmakers’ first project is the graphic novel Snow by Night, a tale of colonial fantasy that follows a nature spirit on a quest to find her heart.

9 & 10: L.G. Ransom
Caffeine & Ink Books
L.G. Ransom is the author of the successful and award nominated book, “Hollin’s Heir.” The sequel to “Hollin’s Heir,” “Legacy of Hollin” is due to release in June through Caffeine & Ink Books.
Charity Auction Donation: 11×14 framed canvas print of the cover art for Hollin’s Heir by Andi Espinosa, hand embellished and signed by the author of Hollin’s Heir, L.G. Ransom. Value $250

11 & 12: Erica Long Art
Freelance art and animation.
Charity Auction Donation: Erica will be donating a piece of art drawn at the convention. Please stop by her table to take a look!

13: Maggie Mei Lewis
Miniature Inspirations
Miniature Inspirations specializes in handmade needle-felted fiber sculptures, felted car dangles, and more!

14: Illustrator

15: Holli Mintzer
nonasuch vintage & craft
Handmade jewelry and textile art, made with vintage components and gemstone beads.
Charity Auction Donation: Hand-sewn 8″ art doll made with wool felt and vintage fabric. She has jointed limbs, wool yarn hair, and a dress made from antique fabric scraps. Value $95

16: Amy Abrams
Amy Abrams Designs
Handmade metal clay and sterling silver jewelry.

17: Mark Redfield
Mark Redfield Art
Acrylic paintings on canvas and canvas board, and drawings.

18: Ben Anderson
Strange Land Productions
Ben Anderson is the author of The McGunnegal Chronicles, an Irish fantasy series for middle-grade to young adult. He lives in Maryland with his family and also enjoys computer science, everything related to space exploration, backpacking, playing his guitar, spending time with his family, and rock climbing.

19: Lord Ekliah Studios
A three-artist studio combining traditional art and textile art into something royally amazing.

20: Topaz Campbell
Skyfire Fox Arts
Hand pulled prints, printed from hand carved plates, prints of hand drawn art, At con commissions of hand drawn art, hand knit items, sewn bags, hand printed and otherwise, sewn doll clothes, Hand decoupaged boxes–hand decorated with cut paper and/or paint, then sealed and additional 3D details added, shrink plastic keychains and earrings, and buttons.

21 & 22: Jamison Stone
Published by Inkshares
Author of RUNE OF THE APPRENTICE a fantasy/sci-fi epic published by Inkshares also an avid cosplayer, gamer, martial artist, meditator, startup fanatic, and Director of Apotheosis Studios.
Charity Auction Donation: 2 Packages, each containing a signed hardcover copy of Rune of the Apprentice, and a limited edition, signed, and numbered art print of the book’s world map. Value $35/package.

23 & 24: The Knightly Dream Crafters
Pen and pencil drawings (originals and prints), natural items and bone crafts (wooden fairy houses and bone and plaster ‘fossils’), modified stuffed animals (Scare Bears), wearable furry tails and ears, some hand-made costuming and ‘mummified’ fairies (dressed-up skeletons). Customized items and commissions also available.

25: Neerja T.
Nonlinear Bags
Fabric bags, totes, drawstring backpacks and purses for the fellow geeks by a geek.
Charity Auction Donation: $25 gift certificate

26: Dustin Blottenberger, Brigitte Winter
No Discipline Arts Collective
We create linocut block prints and paintings featuring popular fandom, and steampunk and upcycled jewelry.

27 & 28: Artist Guest of Honor Donato Giancola
Since graduating summa cum laude in painting from Syracuse University, Donato Giancola’s paintings have graced the covers of over 300 novels and landed numerous peer honors including three Hugo Awards, three Gold and six Silver Medals from Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, the prestigious Hamilton King Award from the Society of Illustrators, and 21 Chesley Awards from the ASFA.

29: Stephanie Shaffer
The Wayward Rabbit
We craft original clay figurines and artisan jewelry, as well as leather masks, headdresses, and various accessories.

30: Chain And Fancy
Quality handmade chainmail jewelry.

31: Matthew Hill
Beef Jerky Guy
I make polymer clay figurines and jewelry. They are hand made, baked, and painted with toothpicks. I make a wide variety of fandom earrings, including Doctor Who, Pokemon, and Studio Ghibli. I also make a variety of earrings based on real and fantastical animals, including parrots, sharks, and foxes. There are also science earrings including the Hubble Space Telescope.

32: Roosevelt D.
I draw Fan art of your favorite game, comic, and anime characters.