Thomas Canty

Thomas Canty is an award-winning artist in the field of fantasy literature, credited with pioneering a "New Romantic" style of painting.

His paintings are featured each year on the cover of the award-winning Year's Best Fantasy and Horror volumes, as well as on other books in the fantasy field and beyond, including: Michael Moorcock's Elric series and Louise Cooper's Time Master and Indigo series.

Canty has worked as an art director and designer for Donald M. Grant Publisher, and collaborated on many projects with editor/author Terri Windling, such as the Fairy Tales series (Ace Books and Tor Books).

He was nominated for the Best Professional Artist Hugo from 1989 to 1998 and also received a nomination for the 1992 Best Original Artwork Hugo.

He won an SF Chronicle Award (Artist) in 1990, and several World Fantasy (Artist) awards.

His work is included in the permanent collection of the New Britain Museum of American Art.

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