Frank Kelly Freasis universally recognized as one of the most prolific and popular science fiction and fantasy artists in the world. An eleven-time Hugo Award Winner [the last one in 2001], his distinguished career spans fifty years from painting covers for Astounding Science Fiction and Planet Stories in the 1950's, to visualizing the most current concepts in science fiction illustration, gaming, and motion picture concepts, as evidenced by his having twice won the readers' poll award from Analog Magazine for Best Cover of the Year in 1991 and 2000, three Chesley Awards [1990, 1997, and 2001] and the L. Ron Hubbard Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Arts in 1999.
In 2000 Freas was elected a Fellow of the International Association of Astronomical Artists. His most recent published artwork graces the cover of the April, 2002 issue of Analog Science Fiction/Fact Magazine.
Biography provided by Laura Freas, December 2002.