Wayne Barlowe Retrospective Exhibition

Wayne Barlowe Retrospective Exhibition

November 19, 2022 - December 3, 2022

Nov 19, 5:00PM - 8:00PM

In collaboration with ArtPage Publishing, Nucleus presents a retrospective exhibition of select paintings and drawings by world-renowned science fiction and fantasy artist / author Wayne Barlowe.

  • Nov 19, 5pm - 8pm
  • Free admission / No RSVP needed
  • Exclusive prints to be released


  • On display Nov 19 - Dec 3 (closed Mondays)
  • Free admission / No RSVP needed
  • Various reproductions from some of Wayne's notable book projects and film work will be on display
  • A curated selection of original drawings and paintings will be on display and available for purchase

is an American science fiction and fantasy writer, painter, and concept artist. Barlowe's work focuses on esoteric landscapes and creatures such as citizens of hell and alien worlds.[1] He has painted over 300 book and magazine covers and illustrations for many major book publishers, as well as Life magazine, Time magazine, and Newsweek.[2] His 1979 book Barlowe’s Guide to Extraterrestrials was nominated in 1980 for the Hugo Award for Best Related Non-Fiction Book, the first year that award category was awarded.[3] It also won the 1980 Locus Award for Best Art or Illustrated Book. His 1991 speculative evolution book Expedition was nominated for the 1991 Chesley Award for Artistic Achievement.[4]

Barlowe has worked as a concept artist for movies such as Galaxy Quest (1999), Avatar (2009), and Aquaman (2018), among others. He is known to work closely with Guillermo Del Toro, serving as a creature designer for the Hellboy film series and the head creature designer for Pacific Rim (2013).[2] His work on Hellboy (2004) awarding him a nomination for the 2005 Chesley Award for Product Illustration.[4] Barlowe was the creator and executive producer of Alien Planet, a documentary adaptation of Expedition produced by Discovery Channel in 2005.[5] He has written two fantasy novels: God’s Demon (Tor Books, 2007)[6] and its sequel The Heart of Hell (2019).

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ArtPage is a global computer graphics art (CG) platform with a special focus on content incubation. In 2006, it established leewiART, a community of elite Chinese CG artists. Since then ArtPage has successfully launched numerous international art projects, including the "Share One Planet" CG Art Elite Invitational Competition with the participation of more than 300 artists from all over the world. 

With more than ten years of close cooperation with global CG artists, ArtPage has developed an expert perspective in discovering worthy artworks and a unique system of content incubation; we will work consistently to integrate global publishingartexhibitionart toysfilmstelevisionsgames and other commercial resources. So far we have presented a wide range of cooperation channels and successfully incubated many outstanding brands such as Re-ChildPsychopompGhostThe Faramita of GalaxyBloodySun and many more.


Expedition Chapter Head - Arctic Sedge-sliders, Wayne Barlowe
Expedition Chapter Head - Arctic Sedge-sliders
Lucifuge Rofocale and the Decapitator (Published in Brushfire), Wayne Barlowe
Lucifuge Rofocale and the Decapitator (Published in Brushfire)
The Molars of Leviathan (Published in Barlowe's Inferno), Wayne Barlowe
The Molars of Leviathan (Published in Barlowe's Inferno)
The Wargate (Published in Barlowe's Inferno), Wayne Barlowe
The Wargate (Published in Barlowe's Inferno)
Sargatanas Descending (Published in Barlowe's Inferno), Wayne Barlowe
Sargatanas Descending (Published in Barlowe's Inferno)
Soul Puppeteers (Published in Barlowe's Inferno), Wayne Barlowe
Soul Puppeteers (Published in Barlowe's Inferno)
What Remains (Published in Psychopomp), Wayne Barlowe
What Remains (Published in Psychopomp)
Sargatanas' Shrine Guard (Published in Psychopomp), Wayne Barlowe
Sargatanas' Shrine Guard (Published in Psychopomp)
After The Fall (Published in Psychopomp), Wayne Barlowe
After The Fall (Published in Psychopomp)
The Daggerwrist (Cover for Expedition 2nd edition), Wayne Barlowe
The Daggerwrist (Cover for Expedition 2nd edition)
Jurassic Siesta (Published in An Alphabet of dinosaurs), Wayne Barlowe
Jurassic Siesta (Published in An Alphabet of dinosaurs)
Styracosaurus Albertensis (Publshed in The Horned Dinosaurs), Wayne Barlowe
Styracosaurus Albertensis (Publshed in The Horned Dinosaurs)

Some artwork may be paid for in installments. Please for details.

Event Exclusives

Lucifuge Rofocale and the Decapitator (PRINT), Wayne Barlowe
Lucifuge Rofocale and the Decapitator (PRINT)