(1954 -- November 26, 2014)
Stu Shiffman was a renowned fan artist.
He received the 1990 Best Fan Artist Hugo and was nominated in 1979-87, 1990-94
He was voted the 1981 Trans-Atlantic Fan Fund delegate. The following year he began his TAFF report, A Raffles Lad Abroad or The Road to Yorcon. He chaired the not-a-hoax bid-no-sirree Flushing in '80, NY in '86, and was also involved in Breckenridge in '85. He was on the Corflu 17 committee.
He was a Sherlockian and Taral Wayne published the tributezine The Slan of Baker Street for him in 2012 as he was recovering from a stroke. Stu was a native New Yorker but moved to Seattle in the mid-90s with his longtime partner Andi Shechter. He and Andi married in 2014.
Fanzines and Apazines://'
- The Big Schlep
- Feet of Clay
- Folkal Point
- Raffles (co-edited with Larry Carmody) beginning around 1977)
- Star Waste
- The Tale of the Van Zine
- Visitor's Pass (with Dave Langford)
- Waddlers in the Sky
Especially notable fanzines he illustrated and other illustrations include A Fan's Christmas in Ireland, Ghughle, Beyond the Enchanted Duplicator to the Enchanted Convention, It's a Wonderful Ish (with Andy Hooper and Jerry Kaufman), and Peace on Sol III. Besides those, he contributed illustrations to numerous fanzines.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1978 -- LICon
- 1979 -- Past president of the FWA, Hexacon 1
- 1981 -- TAFF
- 1988 -- WisCon 12
- 1989 -- Minicon 20, Corflu 6
- 1990 -- Best Fan Artist Hugo
- 2000 -- Lunacon 43
- 2010 -- Rotsler Award
- 1979-87, 1990-94 Best Fan Artist Hugo nominee
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