Artist Guest of Honor

John Avon  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7
10am - 12pm
2pm - 4pm
10am - 12pm
2pm - 3:30pm
4:30pm - 5:30pm
10am - 12pm
2pm - 3:30pm
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Signatures: First 5 free, $1 each thereafter
Limit: 10 per visit. Multiple visits are welcome.

British artist John Avon is one of Magic's most beloved illustrators, famous for his atmospheric landscapes and striking scenes. His basic lands are iconic, particularly the full-art versions printed in Unhinged. His notable Modern-legal cards include Boom // Bust; Darksteel Citadel; Mikokoro, Center of the Sea; Thespian's Stage; Urborg, Tomb of Yawgmoth; and Aether Revolt's Spire of Industry.

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Featured Artists

Rob Alexander  

One of the original 25 artists of Magic, Rob Alexander illustrated the original dual lands Badlands, Savannah, Taiga, and Underground Sea. Other notable works include the Onslaught printings of the allied-color fetchlands (including Flooded Strand and Polluted Delta), the Ravnica block shockland cycle (including Breeding Pool and Watery Grave), and Magic Origins reprints Shivan Reef and Llanowar Wastes.

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Noah Bradley  

Noah Bradley debuted in the Magic 2013 Core Set, quickly becoming a fan favorite for his land and spell illustrations. His notable competitive and casual cards include Anger of the Gods, the five enemy-color shockland Zendikar Expeditions (Breeding PoolGodless ShrineOvergrown TombSacred Foundry, and Steam Vents), Dictate of Karametra, and Port Town.

In addition to appearing as one of Grand Prix Richmond's special guests, Noah Bradley will also be competing in the Main Event!

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rk post  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7
10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm 10am - 6pm

Artist rk post's Gothic stylings have appeared on some of Magic's most famous cards over seventeen years of illustration, including Legacy and Modern favorites such as Ichorid, and Fulminator Mage as well as the ever-popular Morphling. His custom tokens and playmats are popular souvenirs at any tournament he attends.

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Dan Frazier  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7

10am - 1pm

2pm - 7pm

9:30am - 1pm

2pm - 7pm

9:30am - 1pm

2pm - 6pm

Signatures: $2 each

One of the original 25 artists for Magic, Dan Frazier contributed more than three dozen illustrations to Limited Edition Alpha, the game’s first printing, and indelibly shaped the game’s early look. His work was reprinted early and often, and he describes his home as “the house that Magic built.” His notable cards include Berserk, Enlightened Tutor, Goblin Matron, Invigorate, Mox Diamond, Mox Emerald, Mox Jet, Mox Pearl, Mox Ruby, and Mox Sapphire.

Exclusive Playmats

Mox Sapphire
Mox Jet
Mox Emerald

Pricing

  • $40 Playmat
  • $42.50 Signed Playmat
  • $60 Signed playmat with small sketch
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Mark Poole  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7
10am - 7pm 8am - 7pm 8am - 6pm
Signatures: $2 each

From Limited Edition Alpha to Amonkhet, Mark Poole's work appears across Magic's entire history. His illustrations appear on high-powered classics Ancestral Recall and Balance (as well as their later “fixed” versions, Modern cards Ancestral Vision and Restore Balance). Other notable cards include the original Birds of ParadiseLibrary of Alexandria, and Stony Silence (Modern Masters 2017).

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Titus Lunter  

Dutch concept artist and Magic illustrator Titus Lunter debuted in Khans of Tarkir and made an immediate impact with his gorgeous landscapes and scenes. His notable cards include Boiling Earth, Part the Waterveil, and the Zendikar Expedition versions of Canopy Vista and the rest of the Battle lands.

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Ken Meyer Jr.  

Early Magic artist Ken E. Meyer, Jr. made his debut with Arabian Nights. Among his most famous cards are Dark Ritual, Erhnam Djinn, Kird Ape, and Mystic Remora.

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Clint Cearley  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7
10am - 6pm 9am - 6pm 9am - 5pm
Signatures: $1 each

Texas illustrator Clint Cearley made his Magic debut with Innistrad and has expanded his online reach with the "Swatches" channel on YouTube. His popular cards include Breya, Etherium Shaper; Gisela, the Broken Blade; Grapeshot (Modern Masters); Intangible Virtue; Nissa, Vital Force; and Propaganda (Commander)

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Featured Cosplayer

Vanessa Martin  

Friday, May 5 Saturday, May 6 Sunday, May 7

10am - 1pm

2pm - 6pm

(as Pia Nalaar)

9am - 12pm

1pm - 5pm

(as Hazoret the Fervent)

 

9am - 3pm

(as Hazoret the Fervent)

Vanessa Martin is one of the “new notables” of Magic: The Gathering cosplay. Based in Virginia, she came to prominence with her take on Nahiri, the Harbinger. Commemorate your Grand Prix Richmond experience by taking a picture with her!

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