(July 23, 1914 – January 18, 1971)
Virgil Warden Finlay, an American pro artist, was best known for his detailed pen-and-ink drawings accomplished with abundant stippling, cross-hatching, and scratchboard techniques. He was occasionally known by the demolishism "/ Finlay" (Virgule Finlay).
- Entry in the Science Fiction Encyclopedia.
- Entry at PulpArtists.com.
- Entry at Find-a-Grave.
- Finlay at the Korshak Collection.
- Reminiscence by daughter Lail Finlay Hernandez.
Awards, Honors and GoHships:
- 1950 -- N3F Laureate Award for Best Professional Artist
- 1953 -- Best Interior Illustrator Hugo
- 1964 -- 1964 Open ESFA
- 1970 -- First Fandom Hall of Fame
- 1996 -- 1946 Best Professional Artist Retro Hugo
- 2012 -- Science Fiction Hall of Fame
- 2015 -- Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame
- 2016 -- 1941 Best Professional Artist Retro Hugo
- 2018 -- 1943 Best Professional Artist Retro Hugo
- 2019 -- 1944 Best Professional Artist Retro Hugo
- 10 other Hugo nominations
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