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artist , illustrator

Vincent DiFate, artist, illustrator. Recipient Science Fiction Achievement award as best professional artist World Science Fiction Association, 1978; Frank R. Paul award, Nashville Si. Fiction Association, 1978, Skylark award, 1987, Lensman award, 1990. Member Society Illustrators, (lifemem., president 1995-1997), Science Fiction Writers American, Graphic Artists Guild, Association Science Fiction/Fantasy (president 1977-1982).

Background

DiFate, Vincent was born on November 21, 1945 in Yonkers, New York, United States. Son of Victor George and Carmina (Sgueglia) DiF.

Education

Master of Arts in Illustration, Syracuse University, 2003.

Career

Assistant animator Krantz Films, New York City, 1967. Art teacher Saints John and Paul School, Larchmont, New York, 1968-1969. Freelance illustrator, since 1969.

Assistant professor Fashion Institute of Technology, 2001. Consultant Master of Computer Applications, Los Angeles, 1979-1980, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Los Angeles, 1985. Columnist Science Fiction Chronicle, Brooklyn, since 1976.

Achievements

  • Certified illustration, New York-Phoenix, 1967.

Works

Membership

Chairman grievance committee Association Science Fiction/Fantasy Artists, 1977-1979, president, 1979-1980. Chairman permanent collection Museum American Illustration, Society Illustrators, 1986-1995. Member Society Illustrators (life.

President 1995-1997), Science Fiction Writers American, Graphic Artists Guild, Association Science Fiction/Fantasy (president 1977-1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Art collecting, film collecting.

Connections

Children: Christopher, Victor.

father:
Victor George DiF.

mother:
Carmina (Sgueglia) DiF.

children:
Victor DiFate

Christopher DiFate