Donato Giancola

(b. 1947)

Donato Giancola, who frequently paints under the name Donato, is an American artist specializing in narrative realism with SF and fantasy content. Giancola first majored in electrical engineering at the University of Vermont, but left for Syracuse University to pursue painting in 1989. He graduated with a BFA in 1992.

He received Hugo nominations for the Best Professional Artist Hugo in 1999-2005, 2007, and 2009. He won the 2006 Best Professional Artist Hugo, the 2007 Best Professional Artist Hugo, and the 2009 Best Professional Artist Hugo.

Other Awards, Honors and GoHships:

See also http://sf-encyclopedia.com/entry/giancola_donato