Great Basin Geek Con is looking to promote local artists!
Interested in sharing your art? Booth space is as low as $25!
To find out more contact Courtney Johnson at [email protected] or fill out this form.
Featured Artist: Chris Johnson
Chris Johnson of Out of the Dust Designs is a freelance artist in Reno, Nevada. He is self-taught and continues to push the boundaries of his art by mixing mediums and techniques to create unique pieces. Chris works in acrylic and watercolor paints, graphite, ink and even wood, he creates original and fan art pieces with a creative twist for all to enjoy. Often focusing on his love of comics, sci-fi and fantasy, there is sure to be something of interest to everyone.
Chris’ story has been published in several local newspapers including the Sparks Tribune and the Reno Gazette Journal and he has been recognized for bringing his Christian faith into his work and business model by donating 10% or more of all his art profits to local charity and outreach and donating pieces to local causes. Most notably, Awaken, Inc., which helps stem the tide of human trafficking in Northern Nevada and Doors to Recovery, a program aimed to help people recover from the struggles of addiction.
Check out more on Out of the Dust Desgins at www.outofthedustdesigns.com
Featured Artist: Rob Mather (aka) Madmather
Born and raised in Boise, Idaho and currently taking residence in Sparks, Nevada.
Rob had his debut in 2014 with his independent comic book Wormwood.
As a self publisher, art innovator and creator of Spout Comics. Rob utilizes growing up watching horror films to build his Spout Comics name with the zombie genre being the focus of his story telling.
Rob’s approach to zombies is unconventional to your everyday comic books. With a methodical biblical twist and mixed art with photography. His comic is surly one to add to the collections of comic lovers and horror fans alike.
2014 was just the beginning of the convention life for Rob.
Opening doors to unforeseen avenues such as local news interviews, zombie acting for a local commercial
promoting The Walking Dead and a zombie extra with Norman Reedus for Beats by Dre Presents: SoloSelfie national commercial.
Rob continues to bring something for everyone at his booths and rarely seen not participating in Cosplay. From buttons, stickers, prints, T-shirts, sketch cards, metal printed cards, commissions, sketch cover art on verity of comics, original paintings from small water colors, acrylic canvases, new and used skateboards and snowboards and always free signings.
Find him at Facebook.com/Madmather