Illustrator, Educator, Author, Lecturer, Consultant, Curator
undergraduate Phoenix/Pratt; MA, Syracuse University
lllustration clients include:
ABC; Avon Books; Ballantine Books; Bantam Books; Batelle Memorial Institute; BBDO Worldwide; Berkley/Putnam; Big E Entertainment; CBS; CNN; Collier Publishing; Danbury Mint; Dell Magazines; Digital Media Zone; Discover; Donner/Schuler/Donner Productions; Doubleday; Dow Chemical; Facts on File; Ford Aerospace; Franklin Mint; Harcourt; HarperCollins; Grey Advertising; Kearfott-Singer Aerospace; KNB EFX; Krantz Films; LucasFilm, Ltd.; Macmillan; MCA/Universal; MGM/United Artists; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Air and Space Museum (Smithsonian Institution); National Geographic; NBC; Newsweek; New York Times; North American-Rockwell; PBS; Pocket Books; Readers Digest; San Francisco Examiner; Scholastic; Scy-Fy Channel; Signet; Spectral Motion; Time; Time/Life Corp.; 20th Century-Fox; U. S. Air Force; U.S. Postal Service; Viking/Penguin; Warner Bros.; WB Network; Wired; Workman Press
Di Fate’s Catalog of Science Fiction Hardware, Workman Publishing; Infinite Worlds: The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art, Viking/Penguin; The Science Fiction Art of Vincent Di Fate, Paper Tiger; Persistent Vision: The Indelible Images of Fantastic Cinema, pending Other authored works: in excess of 300 articles, screenplays, screen treatments, introductions, forewords and book and encyclopedic entries on a variety of topics from art to science to works of fiction for sources including Universal Pictures, Omni magazine, The San Francisco Examiner and The New York Times.
American Museum of Natural History, Hayden Planetarium, NY, NY; Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY, NY; Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Kennedy Space Center (NASA), Cape Canaveral, Fl; Earthlight Gallery, Boston, Ma.; Museum of Science and Natural History, St. Louis, Mo.; National Air and Space Museum, Washington, D.C.; New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Ct.; New York Academy of Sciences, NY, NY; New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY; Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pa.; Museum of American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, NY, NY; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Science Fiction Achievement Award for Best Professional Artist (the Hugo Award), World Science Fantasy Association; Frank R. Paul Award for Lifetime Achievement in Science Fiction and Fantasy Art; Skylark Award for Imaginative Fiction; Lensman Award for Lifetime Achievement; Locus Award for Best Professional Artist; Chesley Award for Lifetime Achievement, Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists; Society of Illustrators; Spectrum; Rondo Award; Analog Award for Best Cover Art; Distinguished Educator in the Arts Award, Society of Illustrators
current: member, Hall of Fame Committee, Society of Illustrators; trustee, Sardoni Acquisitions Fund (SI); trustee, Charles Henry Carter Foundation (SI); founding member and first president, Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists; member of Low Illustration Committee, New Britain Museum of American Art; former: member, Board of Directors, Society of illustrators; chair, Permanent Collection Committee, Museum of American Illustration (SI); chair, Museum Committee, Museum of American Illustration (SI); president, Society of IllustratorsWeb site: http://www.vincentdifate.com/