Visit one of the biggest and best regional art shows on the East Coast featuring SF and fantasy original art and prints. Most of the works and prints are available for sale. Artists must pre-register to be included in the art show. For special requests, send a request to artshow@balticon.org or write: Balticon Art Show PMB 61, 8775 Cloudleap Court, Columbia, MD 21045.

Art Show Rules and Registration Form are available as downloadable MS Word documents.

Continuing this year, The Joe Mayhew Phan Artist award will be presented for the best fan artwork on display during the convention. New exhibitors are encouraged because we love to showcase brilliant fresh talent.

Artists are just beginning to confirm participation. We have confirmation of the following artists attending as of 5-1-06:

Lisa Snellings-Clark Artist GOH  www.slaughterhousegalleries.com
Tristan Alexander   www.vampyre-nmp.com
Steven Archer  http://egolikeness.com
Kendra Belgrad
Robert Belgrad
Ed Cawlo
Charlene Taylor D'Alessio
Gaia Eirich
David Erickson
Helen "Halla" Fleischer  http://home.covad.net/drgandalf/halla
Ric Frane  www.ricfrane.com
Denice E. Girardeau
Dori Grasso
Kristina A Gray
Vanora Hagen  http://www.vanorahagen.epilogue.net
Victoria Harding
Cathleen Hill  http://hillsofkentucky.blogspot.com
Christopher Hill  http://hillsofkentucky.blogspot.com
Heidi Hooper  www.heidihooper.com
Georgia Horesh  www.stormwolfstudios.com
Mary Downing Jacob
Elizabeth Janes
Dane Kenealy
Adam Krygier
Ruth Lampi  www.thefivewits.net
Craig Maher  http://www.craigmaher.net
Meredith Martini  http://www.lotrfanart.net/gonzai-gallery
Kurt Miller  www.kmistudio.com
Wendy Mitchell
Marley Nickle  http://www.darklocks.com
L W Perkins  http://www.lwperkins.com
Elaine Reinhold  http://www.rhinostudio.biz
Mark Rogers  www.merogers.com
Roberta Rogow
Lorraine Savage
Hannah M. G. Shapero  www.pyracantha.com
Ashley Speranzella  http://www.phoenixxfirestudios.com
Steve Stiles  http://www.stevestiles.com
Leona A Thompson
John S Trotta
Katrina Trotta  http://shovel.spadenet.net/index.html
Connie Walker
J. Andrew World  www.jandrewworld.com
Jennifer Zyren

The following artists are showing at Balticon 40 but not attending:

Alan F Beck  http://www.alanfbeck.com
Peri Charlifu  http://www.flickr.com/photos/63324341@N00/
Sarah Clemens  http://www.clemensart.com/fantasy.htm
Earlynn Collier
Kathleen Hardy  http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/~kathardy
Jim Humble  http://www.humblestudios.net
A J Kazimer
Johnna Y Klukas  http://www.jykboxes.com
Maritza Marzan Jurist
Theresa Mather  www.rockfeatherscissors.com
Mai Q. Nguyen  www.moifa.com
Christy Nichols  http://www.greendragonartist.com
Margaret Organ-Kean  www.organ-kean.com
Edward J Reed  http://www.ashenvaleart.com
Clare Sieffert  http://csarts.info
Abranda Sisson  www.muddvision.com
Alaih Viesla


Features 6500 square-foot of tables with everything a Fan might want, from hard-to-find books to ancient weapons, costumes, collectibles, models and more. This year, the room will be open late Sunday and until 2 pm Monday. Dealers in SF and Fantasy related merchandise can inquire about availability by writing: Balticon 38 Dealers Room, c/o P.O. Box 70013, Baltimore, MD. 21237 or by e-mail to dealers@bsfs.org.


New games and SF related software and demos of new computer hardware provide an opportunity for you to see what's cutting edge. Oh, and play the games and try them out full blast.

Balticon Computer Gaming equipment courtesy of Baltimore Gaming Alliance, a LAN Party Fan group. www.baltimoregamers.com


Presenting multiple tournaments and role-playing games as well as free gaming. Some games will feature prizes, some will be for the honor of the win.


A high-resolution screen with home theater surround sound will be open 24 hours and present a dazzling array of the latest SF and Fantasy anime. Plus anime panels, events and guests.


See the hottest new SF movies selected from some of the brightest movie/video studios in the world. Share a screening with friends. We are working on video premieres. Video producers with works they wish to share should e-mail details to video@balticon.org.


Traditional con-suite with soda and snack foods in a congenial atmosphere designed to promote casual conversation.


Share your opinions and tell others about any groups or clubs you represent or know. Fan organizations are encouraged to contact program@bsfs.org with program ideas or fantable@bsfs.org if they are interested in having a fan club table. There are a limited number of tables. We will also accept con or club flyers to distribute at Balticon. Organizations wishing to trade ads should email bsfan@balticon.org by Feb. 15, 2006.

All materials copyright © 2005 Baltimore Science Fiction Society, Inc., unless otherwise noted.